Acclaimed for his warm Belcanto technique, Yuri has performed principal roles
with various opera companies across the UK, including
Nemorino in Donizetti's L’Elisir d’Amore, Elvino in Bellini's La Sonnambula, Arturo in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor, Malcolm in Verdi's Macbeth, Count Almaviva in Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Rodolfo in Puccini's La Boheme and Don Jose in Bizet's Carmen.
Yuri was awarded Best Male Singer in the Royal Opera House BP Summer Screens Competition in 2008, which saw him singing to over 10,000 people in London’s Trafalgar Square. This accolade saw him working alongside Artistic Director of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme, David Gowland.
Yuri was also a semi-finalist in the Mario Lanza singing competition in 2017.
Recent solo appearances include those at the London Stock Exchange, Mansion House and the Guildhall.
Abroad, Yuri has performed for discerning audiences in Germany and Italy, including a recital at the Landshut Stadtresidenz and in Palazzo Pitti in Florence.
He has been featured on numerous recordings and television appearances, including BBC Songs of Praise, and on Channel 4.
Alongside his busy performance schedule, Yuri enjoys a thriving career as a singing teacher in London.