Vladimir Chernov

Born Sep 22, 1953

Vladimir Chernov is a Russian baritone, particularly associated with the Russian and Italian opera repertories.

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1953 Birth Born in 1953.


1981 28 Years Old After graduating, he became a member of the Kirov Opera in Saint Petersburg in 1981. … Read More


1983 30 Years Old In 1983, he won second prize at the vocal competition "Voci Verdiane" (as well as the special Carlo Galetti prize) in Verdi's hometown of Busseto, Italy. … Read More
1987 34 Years Old As a member of the Kirov Opera of Saint Petersburg in 1987, he appeared at the Royal Opera House in London. … Read More
1991 38 Years Old He made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 1991, as Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, and later took part in productions of Verdi operas such as Stiffelio, Simon Boccanegra, Don Carlo. … Read More


2005 52 Years Old From March 2005 Chernov became Regents' Lecturer in the Division of Voice and Opera of the Music Department of the University of California, Los Angeles. … Read More
2006 53 Years Old " He had not been seeking a teaching post when he was invited to accept a tenured teaching position, but in 2006 Chernov became a Professor of Vocal Studies in the Music Department. 'He completely won over the hearts and minds of the faculty and the students,' said Ian Krouse, chair of the music department.The post enables him to continue his international singing career while serving as a mentor to those who will follow." … Read More
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