Yury Gorodetski started his career at the age of 19 at the conservatoire of Minsk in Belarus under supervision of professor Viktor Skorobogatov. He is a soloist of the Belarus National Opera Theatre since 2006. His first opera performance was the part of Lensky (Eugene Onegin, P. Tchaikovsky). Yury also performed the roles of Mozart (Mozart and Salieri, N. Rimsky-Korsakov), Berendei (Snow maiden, N. Rimsky-Korsakov), Tamino (Magic Flute, W. A. Mozart), Alfredo (Traviata, G. Verdi), God’s fool (Boris Godunov, M. Musorgsky), Vladimir Igorevitch (Prince Igor, A. Borodin). He performed as Conte Errico (La Vera Costanza, J. Haydn) in Madrid, Spain and Treviso, Italy (conductor J. L. Cobos), Ly-Lam (L'inimico delle donne, B.Galuppi) in Liège (conductor R. Alessandrini). Additionally, his repertoire includes various romances by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Schuman, Schubert, Strauss etc. and the parts of Nemorino (Love potion, G. Donizetti), tenor (Requiem, W. A. Mozart), Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni, W. A. Mozart). He has performed solo recitals in Minsk, Gomel, Brest, Moscow, Kazan, St. Petersburg, etc. In December 2007 he took part in the staging of the opera La Traviata (as Alfredo) with conductor Marco Boemi in Kazan (Russia). Yury Gorodetski performed in duet with Maria Guleghina in Moscow in June 2007. He is a participant of the Chamber music festival Three centuries of classical romance in St. Petersburg. During the 2011-12 season he performs at the Opera de Liège as Don Basilio (Le Nozze di Figaro, W.A.Mozart), Der Steuermann (Der Fliegende Hollander, R.Wagner) & Conte Errico (La vera costanza, J. Haydn). He will participate in a few productions of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow in the 2012-2013 season. Since 2009, Yury Gorodetski is a student at the Opera Studio of the Queen Elisabeth College, where he works with José van Dam. He is a winner of various Russian and Belarusian contests and was a finalist of the Francisco Vinas Competition in Barcelona (2007), where he was awarded a special prize by Dalton Baldwin (master-classes at International Academy Music in Nice).