He is in much demand internationally, performing regularly during the last two decades as a guest of most of the world’s most prominent opera houses, concert halls and festivals, including New York’s Metropolitan Opera, Chicago’s Lyric Opera, the San Francisco Opera, the Houston Grand Opera, and the Los Angeles Opera in the United States; London’s Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in the United Kingdom; Milan’s Teatro alla Scala; Venice’s La Fenice, the Teatro Verdi in Trieste, the Teatro Comunale in Bologna as well as Florence’s Teatro Comunale; the Vienna State Opera in Austria; the Opéra National (Bastille) and Théâtre de Chatelet, both in Paris, as well as Toulouse’s Théâtre de Capitole and the Marseille Opera in France; Madrid’s Teatro Real and Barcelona’s Grand Teatre del Liceu in Spain; both the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg and the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, Russia; Amsterdam’s Nederlandse Opera in The Netherlands; the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Cologne Opera and the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus in Germany; the New National Theater in Tokyo, Japan; the New Israeli Opera; and the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In addition, he has performed at the Salzburg, Bregenz and Edinburgh Festivals and Washington’s Kennedy Center; London’s Royal Albert Hall; the Chorégies d’Orange and the Arena di Verona.
Galouzine has collaborated with many of the world’s most important
conductors including Valery
Gergiev, Claudio Abbado,
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Mstislav Rostropovich,
Carlo Rizzi, James Conlon,
Dennis Russell Davies,
Marcello Viotti, Semyon
Bychkov, Donato Renzetti,
Riccardo Muti, Mark Elder,
López-Cobos, Andrew Davis, Yuri Temirkanov, Bruno
Bartoletti, and stage directors such as Franco Zeffirelli, Graham Vick,
Giancarlo Del Monaco and Elijah Moshinsky.
== Names which are links in this box and below refer to my interviews elsewhere on my website. BD
Vladimir Galouzine at Lyric Opera of Chicago
2000/01 [Opening Night] Queen of Spades (Gherman) with Dalayman, Putilin, Skovhus, Palmer, Maultsby; Davis, Vick, D. Palumbo, Tallchief
2005/06 Manon Lescaut (Des Grieux) with Mattila, Feigum, Cangelosi; Bartoletti, Tambosi, Schuler, D. Palumbo
2006/07 [Opening Night] Turandot (Calaf) with Gruber, Racette, Tian; Bartoletti, Hockney
2008/09 Pagliacci (Canio) with Martínez, Delavan, Feigum, Jameson; R. Palumbo, Grayson, Moshinsky, Schuler
2009/10 [Opening Night] Tosca (Cavaradossi) with Voigt, Morris, Travis, Irvin; Davis, Zeffirelli,
© 2000 Bruce Duffie
This conversation was recorded in Chicago on October 23, 2000. Portions were broadcast on WNIB three months later. This transcription was made in 2020, and posted on this website at that time. My thanks to Eva Belavsky for providing the translation for us during the interview, and to British soprano Una Barry for her help in preparing this website presentation.
To see a full list (with links) of interviews which have been transcribed and posted on this website, click here.
Award - winning broadcaster Bruce Duffie was with WNIB, Classical 97 in Chicago from 1975 until its final moment as a classical station in February of 2001. His interviews have also appeared in various magazines and journals since 1980, and he now continues his broadcast series on WNUR-FM.You are invited to visit his website for more information about his work, including selected transcripts of other interviews, plus a full list of his guests. He would also like to call your attention to the photos and information about his grandfather, who was a pioneer in the automotive field more than a century ago. You may also send him E-Mail with comments, questions and suggestions.