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Azerbaijan's opera singer to perform in Tokyo

18 July 2017 [17:33] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

People's Artist of Russia Anna Netrebko (soprano) and Honored Artist of Azerbaijan Yusif Eyvazov (tenor) will perform in Japan.

The opera singers will perform at Tokyo City Opera Theater from September 28 till October 3, Azertac reported.

Yusif Eyvazov received his musical education at the Baku Academy of Music. In 1997, he moved to Italy and continued his studies there. He performed as Canio in Los Angeles Opera’s production of Pagliacci conducted by Plácido Domingo, made his first appearances at the Metropolitan Opera and the Wiener Staatsoper singing Calaf in Turandot, and debuted at both the Paris Opera and at the Staatsoper Berlin as Manrico in Il Trovatore.

He awarded the Grand Prix of the International Opera Competition in Milan in 2008. She won the VI International Vocalists' Bulbul Award in Baku in 2012. Y.Eyvazov's name is included in the book "The best tenor of the world".

Yusif Eyvazov married to Anna Netrebko in 2015.

The star of the world opera, Anna Netrebko, also creates memorable characters.

The Russian operatic soprano was awarded the State Prize of the Russian Federation. Time magazine placed her on its Time 100 list in 2007. She was identified by the journal Musical America as "a genuine superstar for the 21st century" and was named 'Musician of the Year' for 2008.


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