Royal Academy of Music

Tereza Gevorgyan Soprano

Recipient of Independent Opera Postgraduate Voice Fellowship 2014

Armenian soprano Tereza Gevorgyan studied at the Yerevan State Conservatoire with Rafael Akopyants. She took her MA at the Royal Academy of Music, studying with Diane Forlano, and completed the opera course there, under Lillian Watson and Jonathan Papp. 

Gevorgyan made her debut as Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi with Opera North at Theatre Royal, Newcastle. She has performed in concerts and recitals in Egypt with Cairo Opera Orchestra, and in Episkopi and Nicosia, Cyprus. She has performed the role of Musetta in La bohème with Nevill Holt Opera. She has sung Armenian folk songs at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe; performed at Carnegie Hall and Chicago Symphony Hall in celebration of Georg Solti’s 100th birthday, with The World Orchestra for Peace conducted by Valery Gergiev; and sung in Mozart’s Requiem in Bucharest, Romania, for National Radio Orchestra of Romania.

Other roles include Maria Bertram (Mansfield Park), First Witch (Dido and Aeneas), Tatiana (Eugene Onegin), La Fée (Cendrillon) and Dalinda (Ariodante) at the Royal Academy of Music. She is winner of the HRH Princess Alice The Duchess of Gloucester’s Prize, 2014; Rosenblatt Recital Prize; Edith Mary Clarke Cup for best female singer; Pavarotti Prize, supported by Joseph and Jill Karaviotis; Les Azuriales Karaviotis Prize; Thelma King Award for Singers; and the Ludmilla Andrew Russian Song Prize. 

Gevorgyan is an Independent Opera at Sadler’s Wells Fellowship recipient, 2014–15. She is grateful for the generous support of the Raffy Manoukian Scholarship, and is currently at the National Opera Studio, supported by Opera North, the Amar-Franses and Foster-Jenkins Trust, and Opéra Les Azuriales.