Yury Bolotko



Yury Bolotko graduated from the Mikhail Glinka Minsk Music College in 1999, where he had studied under A.Kolesnichenko. In 2004, he graduated from the Belarusian State Academy of Music (class of the Honoured Artist of the Republic Belarus, Professor L. Ivashkov).
He joined the opera company of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus in 2003.


The Troll, the Town Dweller, the Robber       The Story of Kai and Gerda (The Snow Queen)
The Notary                   L'elisir d'amore
Berman                       King Stakh’s Wild Hunt by Vladimir Soltan
The First Philistine        Samson et Dalila
Dr Faust                      Faust
Blind                           Die Fledermaus
Herodes                       Salome
Spoletta                       Tosca
Borsa                          Rigoletto
The Cockerel                The Cat’s House by Pavel Valdgardt
Kuzka, Henchman to the Prince of Galich            Khovanshchina
Remendado                                                    Carmen
Ovlur                                                             Prince Igor
Goro                                                              Madama Butterfly
The Steersman                                               Der fliegende Holländer
Lensky, Triquet                                               Eugene Onegin
Bomelius, Lykov, the Young Fellow                    The Tsar’s Bride
Curzio                                                            The Marriage of Figaro
Ismaele                                                          Nabucco
Gastone                                                          La traviata
The Servant                                                    Un ballo in maschera
Moucheron the Junior                                       The Town of Craftsmen by Gennady Gladkov
The Cockerel                                                   The Little Tower Chamber by Ilya Polskiy
The Sylvan Sprite                                             The Snow Maiden
Luka, Popova’s servant, the Old Man                   The Bear by Sergey Kortes
The Red-Haired Clown                                       Magic Music by Mark Minkov
Monostatos                                                      Die Zauberflöte
Barmaleus                                                       Doctor Ouchithurts by Marina Morozova
Pong                                                               Turandot
Alméric                                                            Iolanta               


He is prolific on the concert platform. His recent international appearances include a Latvian tour in 2016 with the Russian Song ensemble with the programme “Old. New. Eternal”, participation in the festival “Narva. Autumn Capital of Estonia 2016”, and an Estonian tour dedicated to Georg Ots with the programme “Last Relics” in 2017.

In October 2022, Yury Bolotko performed the role of Ihnat Berman in King Stakh’s Wild Hunt, a guest performance the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus on the Historic Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia.