Awards

The 3d prize winner at the International Krushelnitskaya Vocal Competition (Lvov, 2009).
The 3d prize winner and diploma for best performance of a piece at the IV Mykola Lysenko International Music Competition (Kiev, 2012).

				
Андрий Гонюков

Biography

Graduated from the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy in Kiev in 2008 (Anatoly Mokrenko`s class).
In 2003, he joined the National Opera of Ukraine as a member of the chorus, and in 2006 he became a trainee with the National Opera.

In 2007, he became a soloist of the National Opera and the Opera Studio of the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy.

His repertoire includes more than 20 roles: Ivan Karas (Hulak-Artemovsky’s Cossack Beyond the Danube), Vyborny (Lysenko’s Natalka-Poltavka), Malyuta Skuratov, Vasily Sobakin (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride), Varlaam, Pimen (Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov), Dulcamara (Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore), Don Basilio, Don Magnifico (Rossini’s La Cinderella), Ibn-Hakia, René (Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta), Galitsky (Borodin’s Prince Igor), Zuniga (Bizet’s Carmen), the Water Sprite (Dvořák’s Rusalka), Samuel (Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera), Philippe II (Verdi’s Don Carlos), the King of Egypt, Ramfis (Verdi’s Aida), Saltan (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tale of Tsar Saltan), the Cook (Prokofiev’s The Love for Three Oranges), and the bass part in the 13th Symphony by Dmitry Shostakovich.

In 2009, he participated in the International Chaliapin Opera Festival in Kazan.

In 2012, Andrey Gonyukov joined the Mikhailovsky Opera. He took part in the concert performances of Puccini’s Manon Lescaut (Geronte) and Mozart’s Don Giovanni (Leporello) under the baton of Mikhail Tatarnikov. He performed Malyuta Skuratov in Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride (production by Andrey Moguchy).

In 2014, he made his Bolshoi Theatre debut in the part of Varlaam (Mussorgsky`s Boris Godunov). He also took part in the productions of Puccini`s La Bohème (Colline), Verdi’s Don Carlo (Philippe II), Shostakovich`s Katerina Izmailova (Boris Timofeyevich) and in the concert performance of Tchaikovsky`s The Maid of Orleans (Dunois), as well.