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David Yuzhin (Tenor) ( Ekaterinoslav 1863 -  Moscow 1923)




His real name was David Pisitko. In a youth Yuzhin sang in church chorus. He took singing lessons at Taganrog from Regent Anastaseva. According to D. Agreneva-Slavjanskaya Yuzhin has gone to St. Petersburg, where, after unsuccessful attempt to act in a conservatory, took lessons of singing from M. Leonova. Later, in Europe from Clark and O. Sefferi, P. Vidal and S. Capelli. Since 1892 Yuzhin appeared in chorus of Mariinsky Theatre. He made his debut in 1894, at the Kazansko-Saratovsk opera company. From 1896-1900 Yuzhin appeared in Samara, Kharkov, Odessa, Perm (1896-99), Kiev (1900, 1912), from 1901-1908 he sang at the Moscow Bolshoi Theatre, where made his debut as Raoul in ''Gli Ugonotti'', one of his best roles. At the same time sang also at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, from 1908-1912 at the Zimin Opera. In 1902 with great success Yuzhin appeared in Italy (Florence, Turin), where he participated in the premiere of Rendano's opera ''Consuela'', also in South America (1907), Brussels. David Yuzhin also appeared in Tiflis, Kazan, Saratov, Odessa, Yalta, Baku, Ekaterinoslav. In different years has organized some own enterprises with which went on tour on cities of Russia. He possessed protruding by beauty soft timbre, dramatic talent, had bright scenic appearance. The greatest success had as performer of roles in the West-European repertoirе. His wife was great russian soprano Natalya Ermolenko-Yuzhina (1881-1937).



Aida: Fuggiam gli ardori inospiti with Natalia Yermolenko-Yuzhina Gramophone 2-24023 7188L
Mefistofele: Lontan, lontan with Natalya Ermolenko-Yuzhina Gramophone 2-24027 7196L
Gli Ugonotti: Tu l’as dit with Natalya Ermolenko-Yuzhina  Gramophone     2-24024  7190L
Elegie - Do not tempt me needlessly, romance  with Natalya Ermolenko-Yuzhina Gramophone 2-24025 7194L
Night was flying (Grodsky) with Natalya Ermolenko-Yuzhina Gramophone  2-24026     7195L
Prince Igor: Air of Vladimir  G&T  22886  556x
May Night : Air of Levko G&T  22887  557x
Eugen Onegin: Aria G&T  22849  522x
Gioconda: Air  G&T  22889  559x
Les Huguenots: Aria  G&T 22848 521x
Halka: The wind wails in the hills G&T 22818 519x
Aida: Celeste Aida G&T 22888 558x
La Gioconda: Cielo e mar (with orchestra) Gramophone  3-22775 7189L
Fra Diavolo: Young Agnes  G&T  22735  1912g
Rigoletto:  La donna e mobile G&T  22736  1913 B
Le Prophete:  Pour Berthe moi je soupire G&T 22819 520x
Il Trovatore: Di quella pira G&T 022017 117y
With the sweet scent of lilacs (Plotnicov)  G&T  22851  531x
Martha: M'appari Gramophone 022030 120y



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