Gamid Abdulov


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 the artist 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.

From 2018 to 2022 he was a fellow of the Atkins Young Artists Program at the Mariinsky Theatre. The singer made his Mariinsky Theatre debut in 2018, appearing in a concert. In April 2019 he has performed Mahler’s song cycle Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, in October the same year he has sung the part of Schaunard in La bohème and the part of Pelléas at the premiere of a new Mariinsky Theatre production of Pelléas et Mélisande. In 2019 Gamid Abdulov has also appeared at the III International Caucasian Festival Mariinsky – Vladikavkaz, performing the roles of Pelléas and Schaunard.

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Lensky (Eugene Onegin)
Raymond (The Maid of Orleans)
Vaudémont (Iolanta)
Mizgir (The Snow Maiden)
An Indian Merchant (Sadko)
Albert (The Miserly Knight, chamber version)
Paolo (Rachmaninoff’s Francesca da Rimini, concert performance)
Metivier (War and Peace)
Idomeneo (Idomeneo, re di Creta)
Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni)
Macduff (Macbeth)
Alfredo Germont (La traviata)
Enzo Grimaldo (La Gioconda, concert performance)
Beppe (Pagliacci)
Rodolfo, Schaunard (La bohème)
Harlequin (Ariadne auf Naxos, concert performance)
Raoul de Nangis (Les Huguenots)
Valentin (Gounod’s Faust)
Frédéric (Lakmé, concert performance)
Pelléas (Pelléas et Mélisande)
Tenor roles in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony (Primorsky Stage) and Mozart’s Requiem; Mahler’s song cycle Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

Has performed at the Small and Grand halls of the St Petersburg Philharmonia and at the Tallinn Philharmonic Society. 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.
Information for March 2024

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