"A baritone with a rich mellifluous voice ...

Mr. Belov sounded particularly fine, singing with urgency and soulful pathos."

— The New York Times

"The best performance came from Anton Belov as Escamillo. With a strong voice and instinctual command of a scene that is both graceful and forceful, he raised the energy level whenever he was onstage."

— Anchorage Daily News

“The first vocal soloist, baritone Anton Belov, was captivating in every way. Singing from memory, Mr. Belov cast a mystical spell over the audience. His vocal control was impeccable and his compelling delivery was the best I’ve seen.”

— The Florida Weekly

"A performance of great emotional honesty, singing straight from the heart."

— The Opera News

The voice of baritone Anton Belov has been called rich and mellifluous by the New York Times, while the Philadelphia Inquirer calls it that of an emerging star.

 

A native of Russia and a graduate of the Juilliard Opera Center, he has appeared with numerous companies and orchestras throughout the United States and has earned critical acclaim for his portrayals of characters as diverse as Count di Luna, Don Giovanni, Escamillo, Count Almaviva, Doctor Malatesta and Eugene Onegin.

 

Equally at home with opera, oratorio and concert repertoire, Mr. Belov presented over sixty recitals throughout the States appearing at such venues as Carnegie Hall in New York City and the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.  Mr. Belov is First Place winner of eight vocal competitions including the George London Competition, the Young Concert Artists International Competition and the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. A specialist in Russian lyric diction, he is the author of numerous books on the subject. Dr. Belov is an associate professor of music at Linfield College in McMinnville, OR. 

Some Enchanted Evening (The South Pacific) - Anton Belov
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Beethoven's 9th Symphony

Ode to Joy

Antonín Dvořák: Goin' Home (Largo from the New World Symphony).

Arranged by Robert McBride

New from Anton Belov:

Russian Romantic Art Song

An Anthology of 31 Songs

with Translations and IPA

Anton is the founder and proprietor of

www.RussianArtSong.com

Modest Mussorgsky: Mephisto's Song of the Flea