Current and Future Engagements:
OSCAR Un ballo in maschera Grange Park Opera
OSCAR Un ballo in maschera Opera North
LISETTE La Rondine Opera Holland Park
NORINA Don Pasquale Diva Opera
SIMON'S OLDER SISTER Push Battle Festival and Glyndebourne
GIRL Fire Ring Arcola Theatre, London Armenian Opera
LAURETTA Gianni Schicchi Opera North
NORINA Don Pasquale Glyndebourne on Tour
MUSETTA La Boheme Nevill Holt
FINALIST, Ferrier Competition, Belvedere Competition
National Opera Studio, 2014-2015 season
The Armenian soprano Tereza Gevorgyan studied in the Yerevan State Conservatoire with Rafael Akopyants. At the moment she studies with Lillian Watson and Jonathan Papp at the Royal Academy of Music, where she finished her Master of Arts with Distinction DipRAM, studied with Diane Forlano, and where she is now part of the Opera Course. She is grateful for the generous support of the Raffy Manoukian Scholarship.
At the Royal Academy of Music Tereza was awarded the Douglas Samuel & Birdie Matthews Award.
Tereza was one of 12 young singers selected for the 2011 season Georg Solti Academy in Tuscany, having intensive training with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Sir Thomas Allen. During the course she had concerts in Tuscany and Florence. In 2011, Tereza recorded an Italian song for the 100th birthday celebration CD of Solti, which was produced by Richard Bonynge.
Concerts in Florence and Naples at the Palace of Caserta. In London she sang The Brahms Requiem and Mendelssohn’s “Hear My Prayer” at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin with the Stanmore Choral Society. Tereza also performed in the ISWA World Solid Waste Congress in Florence. (2012).
Tereza performed in New York Carnegie Hall and Chicago Symphony Hall celebrating Georg Solti's 100th birthday with The World Orchestra for Peace conducted by Valery Gergiev, in 2012.
She has done Les Azuriales Young Artists Masterclass and Competition in Nice, France. During the course she had masterclasses with Denis O'Neill. She won the Karaviotis Prize in Les Azuriales competition (2013).
Performances: Serafina “Il Campanello”, Serpina “La Serva Padrona”, Fanni “La cambiale di matrimonio” (National Opera Studio in Armenia), the title role in the Armenian opera “Anoush” (The Tabernacle), Maria Bertram “Mansfield Park”, First Witch “Dido and Aeneas”, Tatiana "Eugene Onegin" (Royal Academy of Music), Tereza sang The Bat/Animal in “L'enfant et les sortileges” Ravel, at the Barbican Centre, with Royal Academy Opera singers and BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Stephane Deneve.
Opera scenes: Elvira “I Puritani”, Countess Adèle “Le Comte Ory”, Agnes "The Growing Castle", Antonia “The Tales of Hoffmann” and Miss Wingrave “Owen Wingrave” (Royal Academy of Music).
The young soprano has had the privilege to work with renowned conductors such as Richard Bonynge, Valery Gergiev, Anthony Legge, Lionel Friend, Jane Glover and Paolo Speca.
Her operatic repertoire includes Donna Anna and Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Pamina “Die Zauberflöte” Musetta (La Boheme),Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi), Norina (Don Paquale), Adina (L’elisir d’amore) Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor), Gilda (Rigoletto), Marfa (The Tsar’s bride), Tatiana (Eugene Onegin), Antonia (Les Contes d'Hoffmann), Manon (Manon), Anne Trulove (The Rake's Progress).
Prizes: Winner of the Les Azuriales Karaviotis Prize (August 2013), Winner Of the Thelma Kings Singers' Award (March 2013), Winner of the Ludmilla Anrew Russian Song Prize (June 2011).
Future engagements: La Fée (the Fairy) in “Cendrillon”Massenet, Dalinda “Ariodante” Handel at the Royal Academy of Music.
Mozart “Requiem”in Romania.
La Armenian folksongs at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe theatre in April 2014.
Soprano Tereza Gevorgyan’s current and future engagements LISETTE La Rondine Opera Holland Park, OSCAR Un ballo in maschera Opera North, NORINA Don Pasquale Diva Opera, SIMON'S OLDER SISTER Push Battle Festival and Glyndebourne, GIRL Fire Ring Arcola Theatre, London Armenian Opera, and concerts with City of London Sinfonia conducted by Stuart Stratford, Philharmonia Orchestra at Royal Festival Hall conducted by Andrew Lumsden, and Requiems by Mozart and John Rutter with Barts Choir at Cadogan Hall, conducted by Ivor Setterfield.
She was a finalist in the prestigious Ferrier Competition in 2015, and was a member of the National Opera Studio in London in the 2014-2015 season, supported by Opera North, the Amar-Frances and Foster-Jenkins Trust and Opera Les Azuriales. She completed her Opera course at the Royal Academy of Music in 2014, studying with Lillian Watson and Jonathan Papp, and she completed her Master of Arts at RAM with distinction (with Diane Forlano).
Recent engagements include LAURETTA Gianni Schicchi Opera North, NORINA Don Pasquale Glyndebourne on Tour, THE BAT/ANIMAL L’enfant et les sortileges Barbican Centre with BBC Symphony Orchestra, MUSETTA La Boheme Nevill Holt Opera, LA FÉE Cendrillon, TATIANA Eugene Onegin, FIRST WITCH Dido and Aeneas, DALINDA Ariodante and MARIA BERTRAM Mansfield Park Royal Academy of Music (2012-2014), SERAFINA Il Campanello, SERPINA La Serva Padrona, and FANNI La Cambiale di Matrimonio National Opera Studio in Armenia and the Armenian opera Anoush (title role) The Tabernacle.
Tereza has also performed concerts and recitals with L'orchestre De Chambre De Geneve, Musik I Gryt in Sweden, Cairo Opera Orchestra, Carnegie Hall and Chicago Symphony Hall, celebrating Georg Solti's 100th birthday with The World Orchestra for Peace conducted by Valery Gergiev. She recorded an Italian song for the 100th Birthday Celebration CD of Sir Georg Solti, which was produced by Richard Bonynge. Additionally, she recently performed concerts in Florence and Naples Palace of Caserta, Bach’s Easter Oratorio St. Yeghishe Church and performed Brahms’ Requiem and Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayer Church of St. Mary the Virgin with the Stanmore Choral Society in London.
She is the winner of Her Royal Highness Princess Alice the Duchess Of Gloucester's Prize 2014, Rosenblatt Recital Prize and The Edith Mary Clarke Cup for best female singer (April 2014), Winner of the Pavarotti Prize (October 2013), Winner of the Les Azuriales Karaviotis Prize (August 2013), Winner of The Thelma King Singers’ Award (March 2013) and Winner of the Ludmilla Anrew Russian Song Prize (June 2011). In 2009 she was a finalist at the Belvedere Competition in Vienna.
She was one of 12 young singers selected for the 2011 Georg Solti Academy in Tuscany, studying with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Sir Thomas Allen, and singing concerts in Tuscany.