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VARTAN GABRIELIAN
BASS-BARITONE

METROPOLITAN OPERA NATIONAL COUNCILS

BOSTON DISTRICT FINALIST

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Boston District judges Mary Birnbaum, Kevin Langan and Emily Pulley selected 10 singers to compete in the New England Region Auditions on January 27, 2019 at Jordan Hall.  These ten will join the four district winners from Connecticut to compete for a spot in the National Semi Finals in New York City. 

DON GIOVANNI | CURTIS OPERA THEATRE

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

VERDI | RIGOLETTO

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September 15, 18, 20 & 22 ∙ 2018


OPÉRA DE MONTRÉAL  

ROLE: Sparafucile

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SONDHEIM| SWEENEY TODD

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November 14, 16 & 18M ∙ 2018


CURTIS OPERA THEATRE

ROLE: Sweeney Todd

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MOZART | DON GIOVANNI

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MARCH 7 & 9 ∙ 2019


CURTIS OPERA THEATRE

ROLE: Leporello

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RECENTLY PERFORMED

VERDI | REQUIEM

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MAY 12 & 13, 2018


ROYAL THEATRE

VICTORIA SYMPHONY,

VICTORIA CHORAL SOCIETY

APPRENTICE ARTIST

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MAY-AUGUST 2018


ROLE COVERS: 

General Groves (Dr. Atomic)

Bonze (Madame Butterfly)

PUCCINI | MADAME BUTTERFLY

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APRIL 29, 2018


ALGONQUIN ARTS THEATER,

(Festival of the Atlantic)

ROLE: Bonze

VERDI | RIGOLETTO

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OCTOBER 2017


NEW JERSEY STATE OPERA

ROLE: SPARAFUCILE



TCHAIKOVSKY | EUGENE ONEGIN

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NOVEMBER 17 & 19 (M) 2017


CURTIS OPERA THEATRE 

ROLE: Gremin

GUEST ARTIST RECITAL | SAN FRANCISCO

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JANUARY 7, 2018


CAPUCHINO HIGH SCHOOL

Vatche Jambazian, piano

Selections of Armenian, Christmas and Classical favorites. 

SCHUBERTS SCHWANENGESANG

February 16 | 8pm

Field Concert Hall

Philadelphia, PA

19103


Mikael Eliasen piano

CAREER BRIDGES WINNERS GALA & CONCERT

MAY 2017 | JW MARRIOTT ESSEX HOUSE | NEW YORK CITY 

Career Bridges provides 3 years of grants to singers based on the recommendations of a 25-member panel comprised of internationally recognized experts in repertory including vocal coaching, conductors, stage directors, artist managers/agents, and opera company impresarios.


GUEST ARTIST RECITAL SCHWANENGESANG

JULY 2017 | CHAUTAUQUA, NY

Schubert's final masterpiece, Schwanengesang, with pianist Nathan Raskin at Chautauqua Institution.

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OPERA INDEX | SPRING LUNCHEON GALA

MAY 2017 | JW MARRIOTT ESSEX HOUSE | NEW YORK CITY 

Mr. Gabrielian stepped in as a featured guest artist performing Aleko's Cavatina from Rachmaninoff's Aleko. Opera Index is one of the major vocal competitions in America hosted in New York City awarding over $1 million to young opera singers since 1984.

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JOHN ADAMS | DR. ATOMIC

CURTIS OPERA THEATRE   FEBRUARY 2017 Role: General Groves 

Timothy Myers, conductor 

Curtis Symphony Orchestra 

R.B. Schlather, director 

Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center | Phila., PA

BRITTEN | THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA

CURTIS OPERA THEATRE NOVEMBER 2016
Role: Collatinus

Conner Gray Convington, conductor
Curtis Symphony Orchestra
Jordan Fein, director
Prince Theater | Philadelphia, PA
 

THE GERDA LISSNER FOUNDATION LIEDER/SONG

SEPTEMBER | 2016

ENCOURAGEMENT WINNER

VERDI | RIGOLETTO

CHAUTAUQUA INSTITUTION   JULY 2016 Role: Sparafucile 

Timothy Muffitt, conductor 

Chautauqua Summer Music Festival Orchestra 

Mikhaela Mahony, director

Chautauqua Institution | Ampitheater 

W.A. MOZART | MAGIC FLUTE

CHAUTAUQUA INSTITUTION   JULY 2016 Role: Sarastro

Bénédicte Jourdois, conductor 

Chautauqua Summer Music Festival Chamber Orchestra 

Johnathan Giampietro, director 

Chautauqua Institution | Fletcher Hall