• Honoured Artist of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania
Vitaly Dudkin was born in Donetsk. Graduated from the Donetsk State Prokofiev Academy of Music having specialised in choral conducting (2003) and classical vocals (2005, class of Professor Gennady Kalikin, People’s Artist of Ukraine).
Soloist with the Donetsk Solovyanenko Opera and Ballet Theatre from 2004 where his repertoire included the roles of Bohun (Bohdan Khmelnytsky), Edward (La cambiale di matrimonio), Beppe (I pagliacci), Alfredo (La traviata), Cavaradossi (Tosca), Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore), Manrico (Il trovatore) and Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly).
Soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers since 2008.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
First Mariner (The Tale of Tsar Saltan)
First Crier (The Snow Maiden)
Antonov (Into the Storm in concert)
Genaro (Maddalena in concert)
Volodya Gavrilov (Not Love Alone in concert)
Philistine Messenger (Samson et Dalila)
At the State Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania (Vladikavkaz) as part of the Larisa Gergieva Invites festival he has performed the roles of José (Carmen), Vaudemont (Iolanta) and Manrico (Il trovatore).