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Vasilii Rodionovich Petrov

Singer (bass)

Vasilii Petrov, USSR Singer (bass).

Background

Petrov, Vasilii was born on March 12, 1875 in the village of Alekseevka, now Khar’kov Oblast’.

Education

Graduated from the Moscow Conservatory, 1902. Pupil of A. I. Bartsal.

Career

Soloist with the Bolshoi Theatre, 1902-1907. Appeared in concerts. Guest appearances abroad.

Director of vocal training with the Stanislavskii Opera, 1925-1929, and with the Operatic Studio of the Bolshoi Theatre, 1935-1937. Towards the end of his life, taught at the Glazunov Technical School of Music.