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Azerbaijani opera baritone to perform in Finland

04 July 2017 [17:08] - TODAY.AZ
By Azernews


By Laman Ismayilova

Azerbaijani opera baritone Elchin Azizov will perform in the Savonlinna Opera Festival.

The Savonlinna Opera Festival, to be held in Finland from July 7 to August 4, is one of the most radiant and internationally most significant events in the Finnish cultural calendar.

The Festival is held annually in the city of Savonlinna, Azertac reported.

Born in Baku, Elchin Azizov graduated from the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Art with the profession of film director.

In August 2005, he enrolled at the Summer Academy of the Mozarteum University (Salzburg, Richard Miller’s class), from 2006-2007, he studied with Alessandro Misciasci. In 2005-2007, he did a special course at the Opera studio attached to the Baku Academy of Music where he studied under the direction of Azad Aliev.

He performed as Escamillo in Carmen, title role in Eugene Onegin, Ibn-Hakia in Iolanta, Doctor Falke in Die Fledermaus  etc.

Azizov is the winner of the 2nd Prize of The International Opera Singers Contest of Galina Vishnevskaya (2008), and the 4th Prize of The International Opera Singers Contest of Bulbul in Baku (2005).

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