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Russian soprano buys Fendi Château condo for $6M

Yelena Dudochkin, an operatic performer and concert soloist, has performed at Carnegie Hall

October 31, 2016 01:30PM
By Ina Cordle

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Rendering of Fendi Chateau (Inset: Yelena Dudotchin)

Rendering of Fendi Chateau (Inset: Yelena Dudochkin)

Russian soprano Yelena Dudochkin just paid $6.050 million for a condo at the recently completed Fendi Château Residences in Surfside.

Miami-Dade property records show Dudochkin and David Berry as trustees of Yelena Dudochkin revocable trust 2012 bought unit 203 at Fendi Château, at 9349 Collins Avenue.

The Château Group completed the 12-story, 58-unit building in September. It marks the first new luxury tower to open in Surfside this cycle.

Dudochkin has performed across the United States and Europe, in roles that have included Podtochina’s Daughter in “The Nose,” Violetta in “La Traviata,” Gilda in “Rigoletto,” Snow Maiden in “Snow Maiden,” in companies including Opera Boston and The Mariinsky Opera Young Artists among others, according to her website.

As both an operatic performer and concert soloist, she has performed at venues including Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Jordan Hall and Boston’s Symphony Hall. According to her resume, Dudochkin holds a bachelor’s degree in political studies from Columbia University and also studied at the Julliard School, the Manhattan School of Music, the New England Conservatory in Boston and the Mariinsky Opera: Mariinksy Academy for Young Singers in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Fendi Château Residences’ units range in size from three bedrooms with 3,300 square feet to three penthouses with more than 7,000 square feet, each, with a 4,000-square-foot private rooftop pool deck and summer kitchens.

The beachfront development was designed by Arquitectonica and includes pools, a Jacuzzi, 12 private cabanas, a restaurant and bar, a fitness center and a spa, kids’ club, private theater, a private dining room, wine cellar and Shabbat elevators.

Other buyers include former Anheuser-Busch CEO Luiz Fernando Ziegler de Saint Edmond, New York investor Irving Langer, private equity investor Thompson Dean and Spanish architect Octavio Mestre.

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