Vasily Kovalchuk



People’s Artist of Belarus (2013)

Badge of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus “For Contribution to the Development of Belarusian Culture” (2023)

Vasily Kovalchuk is a graduate of Lviv State Conservatoire.

Since 1977, he was engaged by Lviv State Opera and Ballet Theatre.

In 1989, he joined the opera company of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus.


Ryhor                                       King Stakh’s Wild Hunt by Vladimir Soltan

The Reindeer                          The Story of Kai and Gerda (The Snow Queen) by Sergei Banevich

Abimélech                                Samson et Dalila

Timur                                       Turandot

Daland                                      Der fliegende Holländer

The Frost                                  The Snow Maiden

Ramfis                                      Aida

Bartolo, Figaro                         The Marriage of Figaro

Leporello                                  Don Giovanni

Philippe, the Inquisitor             Don Carlos

Monterone                                Rigoletto

Zaccaria                                    Nabucco

Ferrando                                   Il trovatore

The Bonze                                Madama Butterfly

Angelotti, Scarpia                    Tosca

Simone                                     Gianni Schicchi

Don Basilio                              Il barbiere di Siviglia

Zuniga                                      Carmen

King René                                 Iolanta

Gremin                                     Eugene Onegin

The Prince of Galich                Prince Igor

Dosifey                                     Khovanshchina

Varlaam                                    Boris Godunov

Boris Izmailov                          Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Katerina Izmailova)

Malyuta, Sobakin                     The Tsar’s Bride

Poprishchin à la King Ferdinand VIII of Spain                      The Diary of a Madman

The Old Gypsy                         Aleko

The First Nazarene                   Salome
Lead bass                                 Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


With the company, he has toured Germany, Spain, Cyprus, Portugal, Switzerland, Thailand, and the UK.

He took part in the 1st edition of the International Music Festival in Manaus, Brazil.