Vyacheslav Pochapsky (Bass)|
Born in Moscow. In 1983, he completed his studies at the Gnesin Music College (E. Novikovaís class). In 1982, while still a student, he joined the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company.
Yakuside (Madama Butterfly)
Sobakin (Rimsky-Korsakovís The Tsarís Bride)
Grand Inquisitor (Don Carlos)
Monterone, Sparafucile (Rigoletto)
Burunday (Rimsky-Korsakovís The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh)
Kochubey (Tchaikovskyís Mazeppa)
Von Wierhof (Prokofievís Semyon Kotko)
Zaretsky (Eugene Onegin)
Benedictine (Prokofievís Betrothal in a Monastery)
A soldier, Thibaut d'Arc (Tchaikovskyís The Maid of Orleans)
Surin (The Queen of Spades)
Prince Zhemchuzhniy (Tchaikovskyís The Oprichnik)
Baron (Rakhmaninovís The Miserly Knight)
Dosifey (Mussorgskyís Khovanshchina)
Galitsky (Borodinís Prince Igor)
Rene (Tchaikovskyís Iolanta)
Polkan, Tsar Dodon (Rimsky-Korsakovís The Golden Cockerel)
Salieri (Rimsky-Korsakovís Mozart and Salieri)
Title role (Glinkaís Ivan Susanin)
Varlaam, title role (Mussorgskyís Boris Godunov)
Ivan the Terrible (Rimsky-Korsakovís The Maid of Pskov)
Padre Guardiano (La Forza del destino)
Gavrila, Captain Rambal, Prince Nikolai Bolkonsky, General Beliard (Prokofievís War and Peace)
He participated in a Bolshoi and Teatro Carlo Felice co-production in Genoa of Borodinís Prince Igor.
In 1993, he sang the role of Ibn-Hakia in a Chemnitz opera house (Germany) production of Iolanta (director Peter Ustinov, conductor Mikhail Yurovsky). And in 2003, he appeared in a production of The Oprichnik at Cagliari opera house (Italy, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, director Graham Vick). In 2006, he sang Old Gipsy in a concert performance of Rakhmaninovís Aleko in Salle Pleyel (Paris, conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev). In 2007, he participated in a concert performance of Iolanta in Verona (conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev).
Slonimskyís The Master and Margarita - Woland, conductor M. Yurovsky, 1988.
Rakhmaninovís Aleko - Old Gipsy, conductor A. Chistyakov, Le Chant du Monde, 1994.
Rimsky-Korsakovís May Night - The Village-Head, conductor A. Chistyakov, Russian Season, 1995.
Dargomyzhsky's The Stone Guest - Leporello, conductor A. Chistyakov, Russian Season, 1995.
Shostakovichís The Gamblers - Alexei, conductor A. Chistyakov, Russian Season, 1997.
Rakhmaninovís The Bells, conductor V. Polyansky, Chandos, 1999.
Rakhmaninovís Aleko - Old Gipsy, conductor V. Fedoseyev, Relief, 2007.
Tchaikovskyís The Maid of Orleans - Thibaut d'Arc, conductor A. Lazarev, NVC arts.
At the 1981 All Union M. Glinka Competition of Singers, he was awarded the special prize for best performance of the Russian folk song.