• Honoured Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan
• Prize-winner at the National Shovget Mamedova Competition (Baku, 2001)
• Diploma recipient at the International Bul-Bul Vocalists´ Competition (2001)
• Prize-winner at the International Pavel Lisitsian Competition (Vladikavkaz, 2006)
Born in Baku. Graduated from the Baku Gadzhibekov Academy of Music in 2001. Soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers since 2001. Made his debut at the Mariinsky Theatre in 2004 as Maestro Spinelloccio in the premiere of a new production of Puccini’s opera Gianni Schicchi. Soloist with the Mariinsky Opera.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky theatre:
Svetozar (Ruslan and Lyudmila)
Luka Zinovich (Sadko)
Herald (The Snow Maiden)
Jester, Third Shipmaster (The Tale of Tsar Saltan)
Best People (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia)
German sergeant (Semyon Kotko)
Gentleman, Father, Khozrev-Mirza (The Nose)
Zosima, Police Chief (The Karamazov Brothers)
Sentry (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk)
Don Prudenzio, Antonio (Il viaggio a Reims)
Doctor Granville (La traviata)
Raimondo (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Conte di Ceprano (Rigoletto)
Tom (Un ballo in maschera)
Il Marchese di Calatrava (La forza del destino)
Flemish Deputy, Monk (Don Carlo)
Colline, Sparafucile, Benoit (La bohème)
Commissioner (Madama Butterfly)
Jailer, Sciarrone (Tosca)
Master Spinelloccio, Simone (Gianni Schicchi)
Don Bartolo, Antonio (Le nozze di Figaro)
Second Knight of the Grail (Parsifal)
Old Servant (Elektra)
Mechanic (The Makropulos Affair)
Has toured with the Mariinsky Opera to Paris (Opéra Bastille), London (Barbican Hall), Madrid (Teatro Real), Washington (Kennedy Center), New York (Carnegie Hall), Stockholm (Swedish Royal Opera), Kiev (Shevchenko National Opera of Ukraine) and Moscow (Bolshoi Theatre).
In August 2005 he took part in a gala concert celebrating one thousand years since the founding of Kazan.
In June 2006 Timur Abdikeyev gave a solo recital with Russian pianist Yuri Rozum at the Baku State Philharmonic Hall.
At the Mariinsky Theatre Timur Abdikeyev has performed with such renowned artists as Feruccio Furlanetto, Nikolai Putilin, Olga Borodina, Anna Netrebko, Vasily Gerello and Viktor Chernomortsev and with conductors including Valery Gergiev, Gianandrea Noseda, Keri-Lynn Wilson, Rafael Frubeck de Burgos and Boris Gruzin.
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