Classical opera tenor

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Mastered in prestigious and world-renowned International Opera Schools classical opera singer Vasili Karpiak has performed in numerous operas, concerts, recitals and private venues across UK and abroad. He has performed in many European countries, Monaco, France, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Austria, Italy, Sweden, Belgium.

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Clients and venues  

Opera directors with whom I worked as an opera singer

  • John Copley (director ROH Covent Garden)
  • Jean Claude Auvray ( Grand Opera Paris)
  • Paul Curan (Los Angeles Opera)
  • Kasper Holton (Principal Director ROH Covent Garden)
  • William Curley (artistic director of Globe theatre), 
  • Opera director Martin Lloyd-Evans.

Videos of operatic performances

Nessun Dorma, Heart Radio
Three lions, Heart Radio
Recondita armonia, Tosca, G.Puccini
E lucevan le stelle, Tosca, G.Puccini
Core ‘ngrato, S.Cardillo
Una furtiva lagrima, L’elisir d’amore, G.Donizetti
Vesti la giubba, Pagliacci, R. Leoncavallo
Parlami d’amore, Mariu, C.Bixio

A few of the places where I have performed

Royal Albert Hall, Lancaster House, National Liberal Club, Livery Hall of the Worshipful Company of Cutlers, V&A museum. Moreover, I have sang numerous times for The Honourable Society of The Knights of the Round Table. Furthermore, I sang for the Princess Galitzine and Hermitage Foundation for the Anniversary of Romanoff dynasty London. For the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012. I have entertained a number of Royal Families across Europe in prestigious public and private venue places and Chateaux. On the other hand, as a tenor, I have also done functions for major hotel lines, function Balls and membership clubs.

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I successfully prepared Alfredo ”Traviata”, G.Verdi, De Grieux, ”Manon” J.Massenet with David Gowland, Artistic Director of Jette Parker Programme Covent Garden London. Vasili has been supported by a Wall Trust Award, Harbour Foundation, the Fidelio Trust, Ann Driver Trust, Henry Wood Trust, The Honorable Society of The Knights of the Round Table, Serena Fenwick Trust, The Carne Trust.

 

​About my repertoire

My repertoire consists of classical opera arias and favourite songs which I have performed in Italian, French, Spanish, German, Russian and English. Italian productions are my most preferred.

What can I offer you as an opera singer

As an opera singer I provide luxury music for weddings, corporate events, funerals, dinner parties. Also, occasionally, I work as a session singer.
 
First of all, with twenty years experience of being an opera singer, I have also had the privilege of performing at charity dinners, other special events, TV and radio. Secondly, I have the versatility to sing anything from National Anthems, Opera and Art songs to popular ballads and show songs. Finally, I am happy to discuss the repertoire and plan your event beforehand, so as a result, you will make your special day very memorable for everyone.

Where do I perform?

I travel across UK Nationwide and internationally.

First of all, as I performed numerous times in opera houses and at private events, be assured that you are bringing ” an opera house” to your doorstep, as they say.

Secondly, depending on what type of event you are holding, I will advise you the best way to structure the performance, so you will achieve to best outcome

Thirdly, I do not perform just in one language, but in 6 languages. Moreover, I do sing not only classical operatic repertoire, but also favourite songs from Andrea Bocelli’s repertoire. It makes every event incredibly romantic.

As a classical singer and operatic tenor I am available to sing at Weddings, Parties, Events and functions. For inquiries, please visit the contact page.

Repertoire

Concert operatic arias

  • Una furtiva lagrima/L’elisir d’amore, G.Donizetti
  • Tombe degliavi miei/Lucia di Lammermoor, G.Donizetti
  • Nessuna Dorma/Turandot, G.Puccini
  • Non piangere Liu/Turandot, G.Puccini
  • Recondita armonia/Tosca, G.Puccini
  • E lucevan le stelle/Tosca, G.Puccini
  • Ch’ella mi creda/La fanciulla del west, G.Puccini
  • Addio fiorito asil/Madama Butterfly, G.Puccini
  • Donna non vidi mai/Manon Lescscaut, G.Puccini
  • Amor ti vieta/Fedora, U.Giordano
  • Andrea Chegnier/Un di all’azzuro spazio, U.Giordano
  • Andrea Chegnier/Come un bel di di maggio, U.Giordano
  • La dolcissima effigie/Adriana Lecouvreur , F.Cilea
  • L’anima ho stanca/Adriana Lecouvreur , F.Cilea
  • Dalla sua pace/ Don Giovanni, V.A.Mozart

German operatic repertoire

  • Morgenlich Leuchtend/Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, R. Wagner
  • Almachtger Vater/Rienzi, R. Wagner
  • Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön/ Die Zauberflöte, V.A. Mozart

French operatic repertoire

  • La fleur che tu m’avais jetee/ G. Bizet, Carmen
  • Ah! fuyez douce image/ Manon, J. Massenet
  • En fermant les yeux/ Manon, J. Massenet
  • Salut, demeure chaste et pure/ Faust, J. Massenet

Italian & napoletan songs

  • E.Curtis, Non ti scordar di me
  • E.Curtis, Torna Sorrento
  • E.Curtis, Ti voglio tanto bene
  • E.Curtis, Tu ca nun chiagne
  • C.Bixio, Parlami d’amore
  • N.Rota, Parla piu piano
  • ​F.Buscaglione, I found my love in Portofino
  • G.Rossini, La Danza
  • L.Dalla, Caruso
  • ​Di Capua, O Sole Mio
  • Cardillo, Core N’grato
  • ​R.Leoncavallo, Mattinata
  • ​T.Cottrau, Santa Lucia
  • P.Sorozabal, Non puede ser
  • L.Denza, O begli occhi di fata
  • ​O.Respighi, Nebbie
  • ​F.Sartori, Time to say goodbye
  • V.Bellini, Malinconia
  • V.Bellini,Vanne o Rosa
  • Shubert/Bach, Ave Maria

French classical songs

I have been performing a French music for a long time. I am happy to sing both French opera and classical songs as well. Not only I have learned and explored the minisculous details of French music in International Opera School in London under supervision of coaches from Paris Grand Opera, but also worked in Royal Opera House on Chausson and Duparc repertoire for my concert in Royal Albert Hall and Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Additionally, despite chamber repertoire I prepared two roles in ROH Covent Garden- Chevaleur Des Grieux in Manonby Jules Massenet and Don Jose in Carmen by G.Bizet

H.Duparc

  • L’invitation au voyage
  • La vie antérieure
  • Chanson triste

C.Debussy

  • Romance

F.Poulenc

  • A sa guitare

G.Faure

  • Apres un reve

German songs

  • R.Strauss, Zueignung
  • R.Strauss, Die Nacht
  • R.Strauss, Aleerselen
  • R.Strauss, Das Rosenband
  • R.Strauss, Ruhe meine Seele
  • R.Strauss, Morgen

Russian songs

  • S.Rachmaninov How Painful for Me
  • S.Rachmaninov, The dream
  • S.Rachmaninov, God took everything from me
  • S.Rachmaninov, Spring waters​
  • P.Tchaykovski, Amid the din of the ball
  • P.Tchaykovski, I opened the window
  • P.Tchaykovski, I should like in a single word
  • P.Tchaykovski, Again, as before alone

Opera roles

  • G.Verdi Alfredo/ “Traviata”
  • P.Tchaykovski Lenski “Eugene Onegin”
  • G.Rossini Almaviva “Barbiere di Seviglia”
  • G.Rossini Alberto “La gazzetta”
  • J. Weir Old Mountain Dweller “A Night at the Chinese Opera” .
  • V.A.Mozart Basilio “Marriage of Figaro”
  • V.A.Mozart Don Ottavio “Don Giovanni”
  • V.A.Mozart  Soldier “Magic Flute”
  • G.Puccini Rodolfo “Boheme” director John Copley
  • G.Puccini Tenor solo “Messa di Gloria”
  • G.Donizetti Nemorino “L’elisire d’amore” director John Copley.
  • Monteverdi Soldier “L’incoronazione di Poppea”
  • J.Offenbach Brazilian “La Vie Parisien”
  • J.Massenet  De Grieux “Manon” director John Copley