Georgian-born Vladimir Korneev and his parents fled Georgia for Germany when he was seven years old. Over the following 12 years he completed his education as a pianist and his secondary education in Augsburg, before starting his acting and vocal studies at the State University of Theatre and Music „Bayerische Theaterakademie August Everding“ in Munich. In 2012 he obtained his diploma with distinction. 

Vladimir Korneev performs as an actor in movies /television and as a classical chanson singer. He made his debut on television in 2014, performing alongside Matthias Brandt and Sandra Hüller in the Grimme-Preis (one of Germany ́s most prestigious movie awards) nominated production “POLIZEIRUF 110: MORGENGRAUEN”. He acted alongside Tom Schilling in “AUF KURZE DISTANZ” and Roland Zehrfeld in “DENGLER”, among other projects. Vladimir played the lead in ARD ́s feature film “EINE SOMMERLIEBE ZU DRITT”. This year Vladimir performed in his theatrical movie premiere “KUNDSCHAFTER DES FRIEDENS“ together with Henry Hübchen, Michael Gwisdek and Thomas Thieme, in a leading role in the Swiss episode “KRIEGSSPLITTER” of the popular police procedural show „TATORT“ and filmed as the main episode character for the crime series STRALSUND "KEIN WEG ZURÜCK".

As a Chanson singer Vladimir Korneev has been an award winner three times in succession at the Bundeswettbewerb Gesang Berlin Chanson (German national classic singing competition, category “chanson”, held in Berlin). He also won the international Andrej Popov chanson competition “THE SINGING MASK“ in Saint Petersburg. The core motifs of Vladimir Korneev ́s recitals are love and longing. His repertoire is mainly in French and Russian but also includes english and german translations of chansons. Since many years the concert pianist and conductor Liviu Petcu is Vladimir’ s accompanist on the piano.

In May 2014 Korneev released his first chanson album “WEITERGEHN” in cooperation with “BR KLASSIK” (Bavarian broadcasting service: BR CLASSICS ). 2016 he released his second album „ЯÉCITAL“, which is the live recording of his premiere concert „LIEDÉЯ“ at the high renowned german chanson theatre Bar Jeder Vernunft in Berlin. Vladimir just finished recording his third chanson album  „ЯOMÁNCE“, a cooperation with the WDR Funkhausorchester (the radio orchestra of the West German broadcasting corporation), which planed release will be in early 2018. Liviu Petcu arranged the chansons and conducted the recordings. 

Vladimir Korneev also works as a lecturer in vocal studies and chanson at the State University of Theatre and Music in Munich since the start of summer term 2015.


  • 2017

    - Recording of the new album "ЯOMÁNCE" with the West German Radioorchestra (WDR funkausorchester) 

    - Concert debut in Cologne with the West German Radioorchestra (WDR funkausorchester) 

    - 1 year pemanently sold out concerts at the Bar Jeder Vernunft in Berlin

    - Episode lead in the german crime movie "STRALSUND: Kein weg zurück"

  • Milestones 2016


    - Berlin Concert Debut in the BAR JEDER VERNUNFT with French-Russian Recital LIEDÉЯ

    -  Live recording in the BAR JEDER VERNUNFT and release of the second album "ЯÉCITAL"

    - Debut as the leading role Serge Keryann in the movie EINE SOMMERLIEBE ZU DRITT on German Television ARD

    - Debut with a new Spanisch concert programme at the KUNSTHALLE MUC / Joaquin Sorolla Exhibition 

    - Debut in Vienna at RONACHER THEATRE as Magaldi in EVITA

    - Patron of the refugee integration organizations MIGRART and PIANO FOR REFUGEES

  • Milestones 2015


    - Grimme Preis nomination (one of Germany´s most prestigious television awards) for the movie POLIZEIRUF 110: MORGENGRAUEN


    - Concert Debut at THEATRE BONN

    - Concert Debut at BUNDESKUNSTHALLE BONN

    - Concert series at DEUTSCHES THEATER MUNICH

  • Milestones 2014


    - German television debut in the movie POLIZEIRUF 110: MORGENGRAUEN performing as Alexander Dushku alongside Sandra Hüller and Matthias Brandt

    - Premiere with POLIZEIRUF 110: MORGENGRAUEN at 32nd international film festival Munich

    - Release of the debut Album „WEITERGEHN“ with BR CLASSICS

    - Debut at the THEATRE BREMERHAVEN as Bernardo in WEST SIDE STORY

    - Concert debut at the DEUTSCHES THEATRE MÜNCHEN

    - Concert gala debut with Wiebke Puls at the PRINZREGENTENTHEATER in Munich

    - Concert debut in KUNSTHALLE MUNICH at the Otto Dix / Max Beckmann exhibition

    - Lecturer in vocal studies and chanson at the University for Theatre and Music BAYERISCHE THEATERAKADEMIE AUGUST EVERDING in Munich

  • Milestones 2013


    - Concert debut at the BR FUNKHAUS Munich

    - Recording of the first CD Album at studio 2 of Bayerischer Rundfunk in cooperation with BR CLASSICS

    - 2nd place at the „BUNDESWETTBEWERB GESANG BERLIN“ Chanson

    - Finalist of the short movie competition „SELF MADE SHORTY“ at the 31st International Film Festival Munich

  • Milestones 2012


    - Diploma with distinction at the State University for Theatre and Music „Bayerische Theaterakademie August Everding“ in Munich

    - Winner of the international ANDREJ POPOV chanson competition “THE SINGING MASK“ in Saint Petersburg.

    - Theatre Debut in Switzerland at the SEEBÜHNE WALENSTADT as Gessler in WILHELM TELL

    - Concert debut in the GARTENSAAL of the PRINZREGENTEN THEATRE

    - Concert debut on BR German television

  • Milestones 2011


    - Theatre debut at the DEUTSCHES THEATER MUNICH as Moritz Stiefel in SPRING AWAKENING

    - Fellowship from the DEUTSCHER BÜHNENVEREIN

    - 2nd place at the „BUNDESWETTBEWERB GESANG BERLIN“ Chanson

  • Milestones 2010


    - Biennial soloist contract at the STAATSTHEATER GÄRTNERPLATZ in Munich

    - Debut on professional theatre stage as Meckie Messer in the THREEPENNY OPERA


  • Milestones 2009


    - 2nd place at the „BUNDESWETTBEWERB GESANG BERLIN“ Chanson / laureate concert in FRIEDRICHSTADTPALAST, Berlin

  • Milestones 2008


    - Beginning of studies in acting and singing at the State University for Theatre and Music "Bayerische Theaterakademie August Everding" in Munich