Boris Dyakov was born in Moscow in 1982 and began his musical studies as a violinist. B. Dyakov graduated from the Gnessins College of Music in 2004, where he performed the role of Papageno in Mozart’s The Magic Flute.
He continued his studies at the International School of Vocal Arts in Moscow.
Winner of both the Bella Voce and Ippolitov-Ivanov competition, he was the principal soloist in the Alexandrov Red Army Ensemble from 2005 to 2009, with whom he appeared in concert in China, Poland, Morocco, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Turkey, Germany, Slovakia, Belgium, India and Canada.
As a finalist in the “Competizione dell’opera” in Bremen, Germany, he was invited to Bremen Opera Theater to appear in the title role of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin in 2009.
Since August 2010, he is a soloist of the Houston Grand Opera, where he already appeared in Madame Butterfly in October and in Dead Man Walking in January-February 2011.
In the Houston Grand Opera Studio's production of Cosi fan tutte on March 11-13, he performed the role of Gugliemo.
In April-May 2011 he played in Ariane from Naxos the role of Harlequin and he will appear in Verdi’s Don Carlos and La Traviata at HGO next season.
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