Singer, chorus, conductor, voice teacher

Vadim ARTAMONOV was born in the Amur region of the Far East of the USSR.
He started playing the violin at the age of six.
He was ten years old when he started performing at stage directed by his brother Anatoly Artamonov.
After studying music at the Gnessin State Musical Academy in Moscow he graduated as a Conductor and an Opera singer. After that he developed his professionalism tutored by Jeanne Berber (Paris), Michelle WEGWART (London), Sergio BERTOCCHI and Gianfranco BRIZIO (Italy) and Mr. Vladimir GALUZINE (Brussels) and Nikolai OKHOTNIKOV (St Petersburg).

Between 1987-1991 he conducted the Young Musicians Orchestra of the Ministry of Culture of the USSR and the Chamber Choir «Academy of Sacred Music».
In France he sang as a soloist at the National Rhine Opera, Opera National de Paris, was involved in the production of CROUS with the International Philharmonic Orchestra de Paris, took part in the official holiday concerts Johannes de la ville d ’ Orleans and performed with the Orchestra The violin virtuoso at Saint Chapelle in Paris. He is regularly invited to «Nuits Musicales de Bazoches ».
In 2001, he was involved in filming a documentary on the life of Shostakovich (production "Sheldon Rich & Associates, New York).
In February 2008, he sang « Queen of Spade » at Theatro Lyrico di Cagliari.
In April 2008, he sang the cantata "The Bells" of Rachmaninoff with the Orleans Philharmonic Orchestra. Starting 2005 he is a leader of the International Center for Artistic Research “The New Opera”. He gives master classes and works with different ensembles.

Publié le 14 February 2009 par Nouvel Opéra

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