Yanosh Nelepa



Certificate at the International Festival of Sacred Music “Mighty God” (Mogilev, Belarus, 2003)

Yanosh Nelepa graduated from the Belarusian State Academy of Music in 1998. The following year, he received his master’s degree in voice from the same academy (class of the Honoured Artist of the Republic of Belarus, Professor Leonid Ivashkov).

He joined the opera company of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus in 1997.  


The Messenger                                               Samson et Dalila
Pong, Pang                                                    Turandot
Goro                                                             Madama Butterfly
Count Almaviva                                              Il barbiere di Siviglia
Dancaïre                                                       Carmen
Beppe                                                           Rita, ou le mari battu
Turiddu                                                         Cavalleria rusticana
Vaudémont                                                    Iolanta
Triquet                                                          Eugene Onegin
Bomelius                                                       The Tsar’s Bride
Yeroshka                                                       Prince Igor
Andrey Khovansky                                          Khovanshchina
Khirin                                                            Jubilee
The Cockerel                                                 The Little Tower Chamber
Tamino, Monostatos, Priest, Armoured Man      Die Zauberflöte
Borsa                                                           Rigoletto
Tsar Berendey                                              The Snow Maiden
The Donkey                                                  Winnie-the-Pooh
Monsieur Vogelsang                                       Der Schauspieldirektor
Erik                                                              Der fliegende Holländer
Chekalinsky                                                   The Queen of Spades
Beppe                                                           Pagliacci
Guglielmo                                                     Viva la mamma!
Barmaleus                                                    Doctor Ouchithurts
Basilio                                                         The Marriage of Figaro
The Red-Haired Clown                                   Magic Music


Tenor part in cantatas and oratorios by Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, Carl Orff and others


Yanosh Nelepa has performed a number of cantatas and oratorios abroad, including Orff’s Carmina Burana, Great Mass in C minor by Mozart, Haydn’s Harmoniemesse with Belarusian orchestras in Germany; Bach’s St John Passion, Mozart’s Requiem, Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the symphony orchestra of Kaliningrad in Spain, etc.

In 2015, he sang the part of Evangelist in Bach’s St Matthew Passion, and in 2016 the part of solo tenor in Bach’s Christmas Cantata with the symphony orchestra of the Belarusian State Philharmonic Society under the baton of Alexander Anissimov.

He is prolific on the concert platform, being also an active participant of numerous artistic projects of The Russian Song ensemble of vocalists. His recent international appearances include concerts in Austria and Germany in 2016 and 2017.

With the Belarusian opera company, he has toured Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and the UK.