Shostya Viktor( People's Artist of Ukraine.)
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Biography Shostya Viktor
Born May 1, 1952, Mr.. Ukraine in the village Popovka Kharkiv region. Mother - Mary Shostya Yakovlevna. Wife - Lyubov V. Usov.
Interest in singing Victor Shostya began to show in childhood. He took part in amateur performances, became the winner of the popular TV contest "Hello, we are looking for talents". After the competition in 1976. was accepted to study in GITIS im.A.V.Lunacharskogo.
In 1981. After graduating from the faculty acting in musical theater class of Professor, . People's Artist of the RSFSR AA Grigoriev V. Shostya was admitted to the trainee at the Bolshoi Theater, . then was invited soloist with the Kharkov State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet im.N.V.Lysenko, . a year later - in the Perm Opera and Ballet Tchaikovsky, . on the stage which for six years, played the leading bass parts in operas by Russian and foreign composers,
Since 1990. Victor Shostya is a soloist of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia. He - People's Artist of Ukraine, winner of two international contests of opera performers im.V.I.Shalyapina (1988. - Kazan, 1993. - Moscow), regular participant of festivals opera im.F.I.Shalyapina - in Kazan, im.L.V.Sobinova - in Saratov and Irina Arkhipova is ... " - In various regions of Russia and CIS
. Over the years the active stage of B. Shostya created and showed Diverse images in operas: Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin" (Grameen), . Mazeppa (Kochubei), . The Enchantress (Mamyrov), . Iolanta "(Rene, . Bertrand), Rimsky-Korsakov's "Tsar's Bride" (Malyuta, . Sobakin), . Snow Maiden "(Frost), . "The Night Before Christmas" (head); Mussorgsky Khovanshchina (Khovansky), . Boris Godunov (Boris, . Barlaam), Alexander Borodin's Prince Igor "(Konchak), Prokofiev's The Fiery Angel" (The Inquisitor), . "War and Peace" (Bolkonsky, . Kutuzov), Rossini Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Bartolo, . Basilio), Puccini's "La Boheme" (Colin, . Benoit), . "Cio-Cio-Cio-San" (Bozu, . Commissioner), Verdi's "Aida" (Ramfis), . Il Trovatore (Ferrando) and other,
The singer has toured extensively. Successfully passed his performances in Germany, Italy and other countries. In the United States in Detroit, he sang Timur in Puccini's opera "Turandot".
Artist often be heard on the radio, see on television. In Perm, he starred in the television version of the Mussorgsky opera Khovanshchina as Khovansky. Much attention is paid Victor Shostya concert activities. With love he performs native Ukrainian songs. His writings attracted and modern authors - melodic, meaningful, with good lyrics.
He is fond of playing billiards, loves to travel. Favorite creature - a poodle named Max.
Lives and works in Moscow.