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Tereza Gevorgyan Wikipedia
Tereza Gevorgyan (Armenian: Թերեզա Գևորգյան; born 1988) is an 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 age of eight, Tereza entered Alexander Spendiaryan’s junior school of music to study piano. Later she transferred to the senior college, where she began studying classical singing.
Tereza has won several vocal competitions in Armenia. In November 2006 She took part in Tatevik Sazandaryan’s solo performers national contest, where she won two prizes: “Special” and “Hope”. Two years later in November 2008 she competed in Gohar Gasparyan’s solo performers’ contest, where she won the Gohar Gasparyan prize. In April 2009 she advanced to the final stage of the Hans Gabor Belvedere auditions in Vienna, Austria. Tereza also won first prize in the “Ludmilla Andrew Russian song prize” at the Royal Academy of Music. At the Royal Academy of Music Tereza was awarded the Douglas Samuel & Birdie Matthews Award. In opera she already performed Serafina “Il Campanello”, Serpina “La Serva Padrona”, Fanni “La cambiale di matrimonio” (National Opera Studio in Armenia), Maria Bertram “Mans&eld Park” (Royal Academy of Music). Recently she has sung the title role in the Armenian opera “Anoush” (The Tabernacle). She also sang in many opera scenes as Elvira “I Puritani”, Countess Adèle “Le Comte Ory”, Agnes "The Growing Castle", Antonia “The Tales of Hoffmann” and Miss Wingrave “Owen Wingrave”. 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.
Performances in 2012 included 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 2012 in Florence. Recently Tereza performed in New York City Carnegie Hall and Chicago Symphony Hall celebrating Georg Solti's 100th birthday with The World Orchestra for Peace conducted by Valery Gergiev.
Most recently Tereza sung the premiere of “Eugene Onegin” Tatiana, by Tachaikovsky at the Royal Academy of Music. Future engagement, Bach “Easter Oratorio” at St. Yeghishe Church. She has auditioned for the Les Azuriales Young Artist Programme Competition and has been offered a place on the programme in Nice.