234th Season

Migran Agadzhanyan


• Prize-winner at the International Elena Obraztsova Competition (St Petersburg, 2011, 1st prize) 
• Prize-winner at the Operalia Competition (Lisbon, 2018, 2nd prize)

Migran Agadzhanian graduated from the St Petersburg Conservatory as a pianist (class of Vladimir Mischouk) and as an opera and symphony 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). He studied singing with Vladimir Eknadiosov, a teacher at the Rostov Conservatory and sang in the children’s chorus of the Rostov Musical Theatre.

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 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 with 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.

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
Edgar Ravenswood (Lucia di Lammermoor
Gabriele Adorno (Simon Boccanegra
Alfredo (La traviata
Fenton (Falstaff
Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly
The Duke (Rigoletto)

Repertoire also includes: Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore), Cavaradossi (Tosca), Rodolfo (Luisa Miller), Ismaele (Nabucco), Cassio (Otello), Lensky (Eugene Onegin), Charles VII (The Maid of Orleans) and the Prince (Rusalka).

In 2012 Migran Agadzhanian founded the Youth Symphony Orchestra of St Petersburg and has since been its musical director. 
Information for January 2019

Upcoming performances:
26 SeptemberAdriana Lecouvreur

Mariinsky Theatre:
1 Theatre Square
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky-2 (New Theatre):
34 Dekabristov Street
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky Concert Hall:
20 Pisareva street
St. Petersburg
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