Armenian dramatic baritone Gevorg Hakobyan studied at the Komitas State Conservatory in Yerevan with Maestro Sergey Danielyan. In 2008, Gevorg was awarded both the Gold Medal and First Prize at the prestigious First International Pavel Lisitsian Baritone Competition in Moscow, and in 2011 was recognised as a Merited Artist of the Republic of Armenia.
Gevorg starts the 2019/20 season as Scarpia at Teatro Regio Torino in Tosca. A sought-after guest of the Bolshoi Theatres, Gevorg then returns to Bolshoi by invitation of Tugan Sokhiev as Tomsky in Pique Dame, Gryaznoi in The Tsar’s Bride, Ibn-Hakia in Iolanta and Mazeppa (title role). Gevorg then returns to Oper Frankfurt as Don Carlo di Vargas (La forza del destino).
Recent highlights include Ibn-Hakia (Iolanta) at Palau de les Arts Valencia, Alfio (Cavalleria Rusticana) at Teatro Carlo Felice Genoa and The Bolshoi Theatre as Gryaznoi in Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride, Renato in Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera and Tomsky in Tchaikvosky’s Pique Dame and the Mariinsky Theatre as Scarpia (Tosca).