Born in Novy Svit, Ukraine, in 1990, baritone Danylo Matviienko completed his Bachelor studies at the Donetsk state music academy under prof. Piotr Onchul and MA studies at the National music academy of Ukraine under prof. Alexander Diachenko.
Danylo is a member of the ensemble at the Oper Frankfurt, where he could be heard as Graf / Nozze di Figaro (season 2023/24), Guglielmo in Loy's prize-winning production of Così fan tutte, the One-Eyed Brother in the production of Die Frau ohne Schatten and Demetrius and Antinoos in new productions of Britten's A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Dallapiccola's Ulisse. In the season 2020/21 he performed in Křenek's Schwergewicht, Fauré's Pénélope, Don Carlo, and new productions of Rossini's La gazzetta and Salome.
Last season 2022/23 he has sung the role of Dottore Malatesta in a new production of Don Pasquale at the Tiroler Festspiele Erl. He also performed the role of Brother Léon in a new production of Messiaen’s Saint François d’Assise at the Staatsoper Stuttgart.
At the Opera studio of the Oper Frankfurt Danylo was working with Eytan Pessen, Neil Shicoff, Hedwig Fassbender, Michał Goławski. He was also a member of the Akademia Operowa of the Polish National Theater in Warsaw (2017, studied with Matthias Rexroth) and L’Académie de Opéra National de Paris (2017-2019). In Paris, he appeared in Boesman's Reigen, the Kurt Weill Story, as Dr Falke in Die Fledermaus, the Hunter in Rusalka and Junius in The Rape of Lucretia.
Roles at the National Music Academy of Ukraine, National Operetta Theatre in Kyiv and Kyiv Opera include Graf Danilo (Die lustige Witwe), Onegin (Eugene Onegin), Rossini's Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Macrobio (Pietra del paragone), Germano (La scala di seta) as well as Donizetti's Gasparo (Rita).
Danylo’s concert appearances include Bach’s Magnificat and cantatas at the Donbas Opera, Handel’s Messiah with the Kyiv symphony orchestra and choir and at the Johanneskirche in Giessen, Duruflé Requiem with the Kyiv chamber choir "Sofia", Sviridov's Piesni bezvremenia with the choir of the National music academy of Ukraine.
Danylo Matviienko is a winner of the second prize in the Antonina Campi international voice competition in Lublin and the Ada Sari competition in Nowy Sacz. He is also a Laureate of the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels.
Danylo has a master degree in mathematics from the Donetsk National University.