The Ukrainian baritone Georgiy Derbas-Richter studied solo singing at the National Music Academy of Ukraine in Kiev. After this he continued his studies at the Saluzzo Opera Academy. Here he sang, among other things, the title role in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro. He has been a member of Dutch National Opera Studio since April 2022. He recently sang with the other members of Dutch National Opera Studio in Henry Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas in Paradiso. As of the 2022/2023 season, he will also perform regularly at the various concerts given by the members of Dutch National Opera Studio.