• Prize-winner at the VI All-Russian Nadezhda Obukhova Young Vocalists’ Competition (1st prize, Lipetsk, 2014)
• Prize-winner at the IV International Maxim Mikhailov Young Opera Singers’ Competition (1st prize, Kaluga, 2014)
• Prize-winner at the I International Young Opera Singers’ Competition Opera without Borders (4th prize, Krasnodar, 2014)
• Prize-winner at the V International Rachmaninoff Music Competition (2nd prize, St Petersburg, 2012)
Born in Rostov-on-Don. In 2013 he graduated from the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (class of Nadezhda Drozdova-Weiner).
While a student, at the conservatoire’s theatre he performed the roles of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), Ibn-Hakia (Iolanta) and Germont (La traviata). Since 2013 he has been a soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Balearic Islander (Salammbô in concert)
Gypsy (Sorochintsy Fair)
Mizgir (The Snow Maiden)
Afron (The Golden Cockerel)
Pantalon (The love for three oranges)
Father Chartreuse (Betrothal in a Monastery)
Ivan Trofimov (Not Love Alone)
Afanasy Ivanovich Totsky (The Idiot)
Olenin (The Cossacks, in concert)
The Letters of Van Gogh, mono-opera by Grigory Frid
Papageno (Die Zauberflöte)
Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia)
Dandini (La Cenerentola in concert)
Giorgio Germont (La traviata)
Zurga (Les Pêcheurs de perles in concert)
Rambaldo (La rondine, in concert)
Ser Amantio di Nicolao (Gianni Schicchi)
Harlequin (Ariadne auf Naxos)
Together with singers of the Academy he appeared in a series of concert performances of Soviet operas and operettas including Antonio Spadavecchia’s The Gadfly (Martini), Dmitry Shostakovich’s Moscow, Cheryomushki (Boris Karetsky), Tikhon Khrennikov’s Into the Storm (Listrat), Vissarion Shebalin’s The Taming of the Shrew (Petruchio) and Dmitry Kabalevsky’s Colas Breugnon (title role).
In 2015, he sung title role of Rubinstein’s Demon at the Vladikavkaz Opera and Ballet Theatre. This season Yaroslav Petryanik appeared as Prince Nikita Kurlyatev in David Pountney’s production of The Enchantress at the Teatro di San Carlo.