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Oct 11 : Tereza Gevorgyan Soprano at the Shoe Factory





Saturday 11 October 2014
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 8.30pm

The Pharos Arts Foundation presents a recital with the young Armenian soprano Tereza Gevorgyan, who notwithstanding her young age, has been distinguished throughout the world for the beauty of her vocal colour and her eloquent performances. Winner of the Rosenblatt Recital Prize and The Edith Mary Clarke Cup for best female singer (April 2014), as well as the Pavarotti Prize (October 2013), Tereza will perform a programme that includes songs and operatic arias by Mozart, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky, Tigranian, Herbert, Puccini and Donizetti. The con! cert is jointly presented with PSBANK and kindly supported by the Embassy of Russia.


The young Armenian soprano Tereza Gevorgyan has studied in the Yerevan State Conservatoire with Rafael Akopyants, and with Diane Forlano at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where she has recently obtained a DipRAM. She is currently part of the Opera Course of the RAM, under the guidance of Lillian Watson and Jonathan Papp.

Notwithstanding her young age, Tereza has been distinguished throughout the world for the beauty of her vocal colour and her eloquent performances. She was one of 12 young singers selected for the 2011 season Georg Solti Academy in Tuscany, receiving intensive training from Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Sir Thomas Allen, and giving a number ! of concerts in Tuscany and Florence, as well as participating in a CD recording for the 100th anniversary from Sir Georg Solti’s birth, produced by Richard Bonynge,.

Her recent highlights include concerts at the Palace of Caserta in Naples, the Carnegie Hall in New York and the Chicago Symphony Hall celebrating Georg Solti's 100th birthday with The World Orchestra for Peace conducted by Valery Gergiev, Mozart’s Requiem in Bucharest Romania with the National Radio Orchestra of Romania, and Brahms’ Requiem and Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayer at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin in London with the Stanmore Choral Society.

Her operatic performances include the roles of Bat/Animal in Ravel’s L'enfant et les sortilege at the Barbican Centre, Tatiana in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin with the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted ! by Stephane Deneve, and Musetta in Puccini’s La Boheme with the Nevill Holt Opera. Her repertoire includes roles such as Norina in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, Dalinda in Handel’s Ariodante and Pamina in Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Tereza has collaborated with renowned conductors such as Richard Bonynge, Valery Gergiev, Anthony Legge, Lionel Friend, Jane Glover and Paolo Speca.

Tereza Gevorgyan is the winner of the Rosenblatt Recital Prize and The Edith Mary Clarke Cup for best female singer (April 2014), the Pavarotti Prize (October 2013), supported by Karaviotis, the Les Azuriales Karaviotis Prize (August 2013), the Thelma Kings Singers' Award (March 2013), the Ludmilla Anrew Russian Song Prize (June 2011), and the Douglas Samuel & Birdie Matthews Award at the Royal Academy of Music. Tereza is grateful for the generous support of the Raffy Manoukian Scholarship.


Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Exsultate, jubilate, K. 165 (1773)
George Frideric Handel (1686-1759)
Rejoice greatly o Daugher of Zion from Messiah (1941)
Serge Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
Vesennije vodi Op.14, No.11 (1894-96)
Serge Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
Ne poj krasavitsa Op.4, No 4 (1890-93)
Serge Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
Zdes khorosho  Op. 21, No.7 (1900-02)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Tell me, what in the shade of the branches, Op. 57, No.1 (1884)
Geghuni Chitchyan (b. 1929)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Quando me’n vo from La Bohéme (1896)
Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
Quel guardo, il cavaliere...So anch'io la virtù magica from Don Pasquale (1843)
Federico Moreno Torroba (1891-1982)
Tres horas ante del ! día from La marchenera (1928)
Armen Tigranian (1879-1950)
Anoush’s Act I aria from Anoush (1912)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Tatiana’s Letter Scene from Eugene Onegin (1879)
Victor Herbert (1859-1924)
Art Is Calling for Me from The Enchantress (1911)

Information: Pharos Arts Foundation Tel. +35722663871 /
Tickets: €15 / €10 Concessions & members of the Pharos Arts Foundation
Directly from the Foundation’s website www.pharosartsfoundation.org/Tickets_online
 or Tel. 9666-9003 (Monday - Friday 10:00am-3:00pm) 

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