Migran Agadzhanian

Upcoming performances:
4 July 2018
6 July 2018
8 July 2018
15 July 2018
25 November 2018
29 November 2018
5 May 2019

Migran Agadzhanian graduated from the St Petersburg Conservatoire as a pianist (class of Vladimir Mishuk) and as an opera and symphony music conductor (class of Vladimir Altschuler).

As a child he won prizes at international piano competitions in Paris and Pesaro and was awarded the Young Talents of Russia federal prize in addition to becoming a grant-recipient of the International Vladimir Spivakov Foundation (2007). Sang in the children's chorus of the Rostov Musical Theatre. Studied singing with Vladimir Eknadiosov, a teacher at the Rostov Conservatoire.

In 2010 he won the Grand Prix at the competition The Trembling Sounds of the Romance in St Petersburg, was a finalist at the International Flaviano Labò Young Opera Singers' Competition in Piacenza (Italy) and completed his studies at master-classes at the Opera Studio of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, where he studied under Renata Scotto and Giuseppe Sabbatini. At the age of nineteen he became the winner of the Elena Obraztsova International Young Opera Singers' Competition.

In 2015 he appeared in the semi-final of the Operalia competition, following which he was given the opportunity to train as a member of the Los Angeles Opera's youth programme, the Chicago Lyric Opera and the Metropolitan Opera.
In 2009, he made his debut at the Mariinsky, appearing as Moralès in Carmen.

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Arrigo (I vespri siciliani)
Maurice de Saxe (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Don Carlo (Don Carlo)
Don José (Carmen)
Rodolfo (La bohème)
Vaudémont (Iolanta)
Macduff (Macbeth)

Repertoire also includes: Nemorino (L'elisir d'amore), Alfredo (La traviata), Cavaradossi (Tosca), Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Rodolfo (Luisa Miller), Gabriele Adorno (Simon Boccanegra), Ismaele (Nabucco), Cassio (Otello), Lensky (Eugene Onegin), Charles VII (The Maid of Orleans) and the Prince (Rusalka).

In 2012 Migran Agadzhanian formed the St Petersburg Youth Symphony Orchestra.

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