Khachatur Badalyan

Tenor

Graduated from the Rostov Rakhmaninov State Conservatoire (N.O. Petrova’s class).
Attended the master-classes of Vladislav Pyavko, Valery Kostin, Viktor Zabiyako, Lia Sarkisyan, Michael Paul, Veriano Luchetti and Mietta Sighele.
From 2004-2006, he was soloist with the Rostov Regional Philharmonia.
Since 2007, he has been soloist with the Moscow Novaya Opera Company.

Repertoire

Fenton (Nicolai’s The Merry Wives of Windsor)
Young Gypsy (Rakhmaninov’s Aleko)
Alfredo (La Traviata)
Title role (Lohengrin)

He made his Bolshoi Theatre debut in 2008 as Rodolfo (La Boheme).
In 2009, he sang Vaudemont (Iolanta).

Tours

He is a permanent member of the Vladislav Pyavko and Company. Parade of Tenors project and of other Irina Arkhipova Foundation projects.
He has sung Fenton in a Rostov State Music Theatre production, Alfredo in performances at the National Opera Theatre in Timisoara (Romania), and the Young Gypsy for the Lipetsk Regional Philharmonia (concert performance).
In 2007, he appeared at the Musica Riva Festival with the Luigi Cherubini Youth Orchestra (conductor Marco Boemi, Riva del Garda, Italy). He has toured in Spain.
In 2008, he took part in the Primavera Classica Music Festival (Moscow), and also in a concert in memory of Rostropovich at the Kennedy Center (Washington).
In 2009, he made his debut at the Novosibirsk State Theatre of Opera and Ballet in the part of Rodolfo, and he later sang Alfredo for this Company. In the same year, he took part in concerts dedicated to Andrew Lloyd Webber, in Moscow and Petersburg.

Discography

Otello – Roderigo, conductor Murad Annamamedov, 2006.

Awards

Winner of special prize at the International Riccardo Zandonai Young Opera Singers Competition (Riva del Garda, Italy, 2007).
Winner of the International Tenor Competition in memory of Luciano Pavarotti (lst prize, Saint-Petersburg, 2008).
Grand Prix winner at the Galina Vishnevskaya III International Opera Singers Competition (Moscow, 2010).

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Main Stage 1 Teatralnaya ploschad (1 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia
New Stage 4/2 Teatralnaya ploschad (4/2 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia