Baritone Maksym Nazarenko is from Kyiv, Ukraine, and studied at the Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music (Kyiv Conservatory). In 2019, he was a finalist at the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Vocal Competition in Vienna. As a first-year member of Dutch National Opera Studio, he has already worked on several projects in the season 2020/2021, including various recitals, two radio broadcastings for NPO Radio4 and the livestream of Donizetti Queens in Concert, which was streamed in May 2021 and marked Maksyms debut with Dutch National Opera.
In the season 2021/2022 Maksym will start his second year with Dutch National Opera Studio and take on the role of Ein Kappadozier in Salome.
“Today, it is important to be needed and in demand. I am happy to work and be a part of such a big machine as Dutch national Opera. I receive incredible and invaluable experience here that helps me develop and move further in the world of opera and art. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this opportunity.”