Honoured Artist of Ukraine.
Viktor Lutsyuk was born in Ukraine. In 1987 he graduated from the vocals faculty of the Kharkov Kotlyarevsky Conservatoire. In 1986 he joined the Dnepropetrovsk Opera and Ballet Theatre.
Since 1996 he has been a soloist with the Mariinsky Theatre, where he made his debut as Andrei (Mazepa).
Roles he has performed at the Mariinsky Theatre include:
Vladimir Igorevich (Prince Igor)
the Pretender (Boris Godunov)
Herman (The Queen of Spades)
Mikhail Tucha (The Maid of Pskov)
Vsevolod (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia, concert performance)
Semyon Kotko (Semyon Kotko)
Mitya (The Brothers Karamazov)
Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Alfredo (La traviata)
Don Carlo (Don Carlo)
Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly)
Hoffmann (Les Contes d’Hoffmann)
Siegmund (Die Walküre)
Siegfried (Siegfried, Götterdämmerung)
the Emperor (Die Frau ohne Schatten)
Tenor, Bacchus (Ariadne auf Naxos)
The singer’s repertoire also includes the tenor role in Sofia Gubaidulina’s St John’s Passion.
Viktor Lutsyuk has toured to Great Britain, Italy, Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany, Japan, Finland, the Netherlands, Solvenia, the USA and Turkey. His discography includes recordings of the operas Mazepa, Boris Godunov and Semyon Kotko (Philips Classics).