• about

    During his studies at the Music Academy of his home town of Sofia, which he completes with a master's degree, the bulgarian baritone Alec Avedissian already is an award winner of several voice competitions. He receives the first prizes at International Schubert Competition in Ruse, Haydn song competition in Sofia, International Song Competition-Pancho Vladiguerov and again a first prize at the Elena Nikolai International Opera Competition.

     

    Alexandrina Milcheva takes a significant part in the formation of his professional development.

    Later on, Alec Avedissian works as well with the italian bass Roberto Scandiuzzi.

     

    Being member of the Centre National d´Artistes Lyriques Marseille (CNIPAL) he participates in a number of master classes working with the renowned artists Sona Ghazarian, Anna Tomowa-Sintow, Tom Krause and with Dame Kiri te Kanawa and Federica von Stade at the Sir George Solti Academy.

     

    In France, he presents himself in a number of aria concerts with French, Russian and German operas at the houses of Toulouse, Marseille, Toulon and Avignon.

    He makes his debut in a concert at the Festival de Radio France in Montpellier.

     

    He forms a voice-piano duo with one of the prominent bulgarian pianists Rujka Charakchieva and together they perform in numerous recitals at the important music festivals in Bulgaria. They have several recordings for the Bulgarian National Radio.

     

    In opera, Alec Avedissian was first heard in Bulgaria with roles of Dr.Malatesta (DON PASQUALE) and Belcore

    (L´ELISIR D´AMORE).

    Guest appearances lead him to the Opera de Montpellier as Montano (OTELLO)

    (conductor: Lawrence Foster), Fiorello (IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA) with the Ensemble Matheus under Jean-Christophe Spinosi to Toulouse and Brest and as Schaunard (LA BOHEME) to Saint-Etienne.

     

    Alec Avedissian enjoys a great success as Belcore in L'elisir d'amore, a production of Vera Nemirova at the Sofia Opera and Ballet.

     

    He sings the part of Count Almaviva at the Summer Opera Festival in Rheinsberg in 2012 in a new production of LE NOZZE DI FIGARO in a staging of Marco Arturo Marelli and conducted by Michael Helmrath.

     

    Season 2013-2014 is marked by winning the third prize at the International Opera Competition in Spoleto, Italy where he makes his debut in the role of Don Alfonso in Cosi fan tutte by W. A. Mozart.

     

    Alec Avedissian wins the award for best young performer “Crystal lyre” 2013 of the Union of Bulgarian musicians and dancers.

     

    The same season is his debut in the role of Lescaut in Manon by Massenet at Malmo Opera, Sweden; director-Renaud Doucet and conductor- Leif Segerstam.

     

    Alec Avedissian appears successfully in the role of Dandini in La Cenerentola by Rossini at Sofia Opera and Ballet in March 2014.

     

    At the season 2014 of Teatro Lirico Sperimentale-Spoleto, Alec Avedissian performs Die schone Mullerin by Schubert with the pianist Francescco Massimi with great critical acclaim.

     

    In season 2015-2016 he participates at Mix Festival Cortona in the role of Dandini in La Cenerentola with Orchestra della Toscana. He makes his debut in the role of Papageno in Die Zauberflöte by W.A.Mozart at the Mozart music festival in Pravetz, Bulgaria. In September 2015 he performs at the season of Teatro Lirico Sperimentale in the opera Christmas eve by the composer Andrea Cera and production of Ricci/Forte.

     

    Among his engagements are the roles of Dandini with ORT in Florence at Teatro Verdi in February 2016 and Eugene Onegin in the new production of Sofia Opera and Ballet in April 2016.

     

    In the season 2016-2017 Mr. Avedissian joined the ensemble of Tiroler Landestheater-Innsbruck, Austria.

  • Schedule

    Un ballo in maschera- Giuseppe Verdi-

    Silvano

    season 16/17- Tiroler Landestheater- Innsbruck, Austria

    Capriccio- Richard Strauss- 

    Graf

    season 16/17- Tiroler Landestheater- Innsbruck, Austria

    La Cenerentola- Gioachino Rossini-

    Dandini

    Sofia Opera and Ballet- summer festival "Opera in the park"

    July 2017

     

    Les contes d'Hoffmann- Jacques Offenbach-

    Hermann, Schlémil

    season 17/18- Tiroler Landestheater- Innsbruck, Austria

     

    Ein deutsches Requiem- Johannes Brahms

    season 17/18- Tiroler Landestheater- Innsbruck, Austria

     

    La Gioconda- Amilcare Ponchielli

    season 17/18- Tiroler Landestheater- Innsbruck, Austria

     

    The Consul- Gian Carlo Menotti-

    John Sorel

    season 17/18- Tiroler Landestheater- Innsbruck, Austria

     

    Rienzi, der Letzte der Tribunen- Richard Wagner-

    Cecco del Vecchio

    season 17/18- Tiroler Landestheater- Innsbruck, Austria

     

    Der Stein der Weisen, oder die Zauberinsel- W.A. Mozart, J. B. Henneberg, B. Schack, F. X. Gerl, E. Schikaneder-

    Lubano

    season 17/18- Tiroler Landestheater- Innsbruck, Austria

     

  • REPERTOIRE

    Donizetti Don Pasquale ( Dr. Malatesta )

    L'elisir d'amore ( Belcore )

    Gounod Faust ( Valentin )

    Massenet Manon ( Lescaut )

    Mozart Cosi fan tutte ( Don Alfonso, Guglielmo )

    Die Zauberflöte ( Papageno )

    Le nozze di Figaro ( Conte )

    Puccini La Boheme ( Schaunard )

    Rossini La Cenerentola ( Dandini )

    Il barbiere di Siviglia ( Figaro )

    Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin ( Onegin )

                                    

  •  Videos

    Franz Schubert- Im Frühling

    Rushka Charakchieva-piano

    Die Zauberflöte-Wolfang Amadeus Mozart

    Mozart music days-Pravetz 2015

    Ruse State Opera production

    Conductor: Ivaylo Krinchev

    Faust-Charles Gounod

    New Year's Eve concert 2016

    Sofia Opera and Ballet

    Conductor:Grigor Palikarov

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