Born in Molodechno, Byelorussia, baritone VLADISLAV SULIMSKY has been a soloist with the Mariinsky Theater since 2004. He graduated from the Molodechno Music School in 1997 and continued studies at the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in St. Petersburg. He has also taken part in master classes given by Elena Obraztsova, Dmitry Hvorostovsky, Vladimir Atlantov, Dennis O'Neal, and Renata Scotto.
Sulimsky was a prize-winner at the International Elena Obraztsova Competition (Moscow, 2006) and has been awarded diplomas at the Moniuszko International Competition (Warsaw, 2001), the Rimsky-Korsakov Competition (St. Petersburg, 2002) and the Lisitsian Competition (Vladikavkaz, 2003).
He has toured extensively with the Mariinsky Opera to the U.S., Japan, the UK, Finland, and France. His repertoire at the Mariinsky Theater includes Lutheran Pastor (Khovanshchina), Onegin (Eugene Onegin), Ebn-Hakir (Iolanta), Ferdinand (Betrothal in a Monastery), Kovalev (The Nose), Rodrigo di Posa (Don Carlo), Silvio (Pagliacci), Gianni Schicchi (Gianni Schicchi), and Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas). His other roles include Prince Yeletsky (The Queen of Spades), Andrei Bolkonsky (War and Peace), Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor), Giorgio Germont (La traviata), Ford (Falstaff), and the baritone part in Carmina burana.
Sulimsky has performed in concert programs with pianist Larisa Gergieva in Paris, London, Boston, Bombay, Rome, and Helsinki.