Renowned Baritone Ilya Silchukou Sings Schumann, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky

Tickets: and at the door.

Operatic and concert baritone Ilya Silchukou appears with opera companies and in concert halls across Europe as well as in Israel, Russia, and beyond. On Sunday, October 22, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., he will make a rare U.S. recital appearance at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street. Accompanied by eminent pianist Pavel Nersessian, the concert features exquisite romances and a famous Schumann song cycle interspersed with solos for piano.

Belarusian 𝐈𝐥𝐲𝐚 𝐒𝐢𝐥𝐜𝐡𝐮𝐤𝐨𝐮 is an internationally sought-after lyric baritone. He has rcently appeared in operas at the Teatro Alla Scala, as well as in the Théâtre Capitôle de Toulouse, the Belarus State Opera, the Brigitta Opera Festival in Tallinn, Israeli Opera, Tel Aviv, Teatr Wielki, Warsaw, Teatro Verdi di Trieste, Opera La Monnaie (Bruxelles), Lithuanian National Opera, and Opéra National de Montpellier, among many others. In concerts, he has been featured at the Moscow Opera Bolshoi, the Musikerlebnis Openair Fest in München, and the Birgitta Festival in Tallinn, to name a few.

Eminent pianist 𝐏𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐥 𝐍𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐚𝐧 began touring at the age of eight. A graduate of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatoire, he has appeared at prestigious concert venues across the globe, performed with an international roster of top artists, serves on numerous competition juries, and has released recordings on the Bel Air Music label. He is currently Associate Professor of Piano at Boston University.

For additional information, please email Maria Eliseeva, Executive Director of Sound Ways Inc. at The complete concert program for this event can be found at