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.