Mariinsky Theatre Guest Soloist
• Recipient of a special prize at the 55th Tenor Viñas Contest (Barcelona, 2018)
• Recipient of a special prize at the 1st Sonora International Opera Competition Francisco Araiza (Hermosillo, Mexico, 2017)
• Prize-winner at the Harmony International Competition and Festival (Side, Turkey, 2015; Grand Prix)
• Recipient of the Hope special prize at the 3rd Pavel Lisitsian International Vocal Competition (Vladikavkaz, 2013)
Gamid Abdulov was born in 1995 in Ivanovo. In 2013 he graduated from the Secondary Music School named after Bulbul in Baku, where he studied composition, music theory and academic singing. That same year he entered the Rimsky-Korsakov St Petersburg State Conservatory (where he studied composition under Grigory Korchmar). Gamid went on to study at the Elena Obraztsova International Academy of Music (St Petersburg) under Yevgeny Akimov.
In 2018 he became a fellow of the Atkins Young Artists Program at the Mariinsky Theatre.
The singer made his Mariinsky Theatre debut in La Bohème (as Schaunard) in October 2019. At the theatre’s Concert Hall he has performed Gustav Mahler’s song cycle Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen. Has participated in a Mariinsky Theatre festival in Vladikavkaz, where he performed the role of Pelléas in the opera Pelléas et Mélisande and the role of Schaunard in La Bohème. Appeared as Pelléas at the premiere of a new Mariinsky Theatre production in St Petersburg in 2019.
Abdulov has performed at the Small and Grand halls of the St Petersburg Philharmonia and at the Tallinn Philharmonic Society. He has also taken part in the Elena Arts International Festival in St Petersburg, the Ildar Abdrazakov International Music Festival in Ufa and a series of Russian concerts in Hong Kong.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Mizgir (The Snow Maiden)
An Indian Merchant (Sadko)
Lensky (Eugene Onegin, chamber version)
Raymond (The Maid of Orleans)
Idomeneo (Idomeneo, re di Creta)
Alfredo Germont (La traviata)
Schaunard (La Bohème)
Harlequin (Ariadne auf Naxos, concert performance)
Pelléas (Pelléas et Mélisande)
Valentin (Gounod’s Faust)
Frédéric (Lakmé, concert performance)
Information for June 2022