About the School
Who We Are
Encounter of Santander
Bass-baritone Ihor Voievodin was born in Dnipró (Ukraine) in 1990. Since 2018, he studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Fundación Ramón Areces “Alfredo Kraus” Voice Chair with professor Francisco Araiza, after having studied with Ryland Davies. He has been granted scholarships by Fundación Ramón Areces and Fundación Albéniz.
He began his artistic career at the Dnipro Opera with the role of Escamillo in 2014, where he was awarded a theatrical prize for the best opera debut. He broadened his artistic experience at the Zaporizhia Philharmonic and at the Kiev National Opera, and in 2017 he was finalist at the Singing Art Europe Competition in Kiev. Afterwards, he has performed in his home country in operas including Carmen, Pagliacci, Eugene Onegin, Le nozze di Figaro, Cavalleria Rusticana, and The Queen Of Spades.
Since 2017, he lives in Madrid, and as a student of the Reina Sofía School he has attended masterclasses by Ruggiero Raimondi, Teresa Berganza, David Gowland, John Graham-Hall, Iris Vermillion, Stephane Degout, Susan Bullock, Konrad Jarnot, and Rosa Domínguez.
His recent activities include the opera "La Bohème" at the Royal Theatre and concerts as soloist at Madrid’s National Auditorium (Mozart's Requiem, Beethoven's 9th Symphony, Mozart's Coronation Mass, and Bach's Magnificat).