Asude Karayavuz, Mezzo-Soprano. Born in Istanbul. APA Artists' Management Alexandra Mercer - www.apaartistsmanagement.com/asudekarayavuz/




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Evgeniya Sotnikova
Anna Stylianaki
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Asude Karayavuz
Larisa Kostyuk
Claudia Marchi
Victoria Yarovaya


Arnold Bezuyen
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Emanuele D'Aguanno
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Michael Heim
Francesco Marsiglia
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Asude Karayavuz

Mezzo-Soprano


Video (YouTube):
I Due Figaro
Pergolesi Stabat Mater
La Clemenza di Tito
Aureliano in Palmira


Born in Istanbul, she graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University State Conservatory and was awarded 2nd Prize by the Siemens National Opera Competition in İstanbul. She was accepted at The Mozarteum Summer Accademy where she studied with many distinguished artists, including Edith Mathis, Kurt Widmer and Edda Moser. After she graduated she won a place at the Accademia Teatro alla Scala where she studied with many distinguished Maestri including, Leyla Gencer, Mirella Freni, Luciana Serra, Renato Bruson, Luigi Alva and Vincenzo Scalera. Finalist in the 6th Leyla Gencer Opera Contest, she was awarded the Grand Prix Leyla Gencer by L’Académie Disque du Lyrique. In Turkey she was nominated the Best Female Opera Singer and Best Musician of the Year by Andante Magazine and was awarded The Suna Korad Special Prize for Best Female Opera Singer of the Year from the Semiha Berksoy Foundation in Turkey. In 2017 she appeared in the title role of Gluck’s Alceste for Teatro Comunale di Ferrara, marking her debut in the role.

Roles:

ALCESTE: Title role

AURELIANO IN PALMIRA: Publia

CARMEN: Title role


CARMEN: Mercedes

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA: Lola

DIE LUSTIGEN WEIBER VON WINDSOR: Anna Reich

FALLSTAFF: Meg Page

I DUE FIGARO: La Contessa/Rosina




I DUE FOSCARI: Pisana

IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA: Rosina


IL CAPPELLO DI PAGLIA DI FIRENZE: Baronessa

IL COMBATTIMENTO DI TANCREDI E CLORINDA: Clorinda

LA TRAVIATA: Flora

LE CONVENIENZE ED INCONVENIENZE TEATRALI: Il Pippetto /Il Musico

L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI: Isabella

RIGOLETTO: Maddalena

TRISTAN UND ISOLDE: Brangäne

Teatro Comunale di Ferrara

Festival della Valle D'Itria, Martina Franca

Ankara State Opera
(as cover in Arena di Verona)

Arena di Verona

Teatro San Carlo di Napoli

Istanbul State Opera

Teatro Cervantes de Malaga

Salzburg Pfingsten Festival
Teatro Alighieri di Ravenna
Teatro Real Madrid
Teatro Colon de Madrid

Teatro Verdi di Trieste

Teatro Campoamor de Oviedo
Teatro Jovellanos de Gijon

Wexford Festival Opera

Teatro Ponchielli di Cremona


Teatro Verdi di Trieste

Teatro alla Scala


Palau de les Arts de Reina Sofia

Teatro Filarmonico di Verona

C.S.O Ankara

Concert appearences include:

Beethoven SYMPHONY NO 9: Inauguration of Ravello Auditorium; Bonn Beethoven Music Festival; Malaga Music Festival
Pergolesi STABAT MATER: Brescia - Lausanne - Bursa (Turkey)
Mozart REQUIEM: Istanbul - Ankara (Turkey), 100th Anniversary of Gallipoli: Istanbul / Ankara
Mozart VESPERAE SOLENNES DE CONFESSORE: Teatro alla Scala
Salvatore Sciarrino LE VOCI SOTTOVETRO: Cremona

Conductors and directors with whom she has collaborated include:

Sergio Alapont; Giovanni Antonini; Gürer Aykal; Andrea Battistoni; Giorgio Bernasconi; Jordi Bernacer Valdes; Myung-whun Chung; Rengim Gökmen; Marco Guidarini; Julian Kovatchev; Vachtang Machavariani; Riccardo Muti; Antonio Pirolli; Renato Palumbo; Giacomo Sagripanti; Nicola Valentini; Alberto Zedda.
Antonio Albanese; Recep Ayyılmaz; Arnaud Bernard; Andrea Cigni; Michael Hampfe; Werner Herzog; Yekta Kara; Joseph Franconi Lee; Damiano Micheletto; Timothy Nelson; Emilio Sagi; Giorgio Strehler; Franzo Zeffirelli

Recordings:

CD - Contessa: I DUE FIGARO  (Mercadante) on the Ducale label - world premier recording, conducted by Riccardo Muti
DVD - Publia: AURELIANO IN PALMIRA (Rossini) on the Bongiovanni label, live from the Festival dellaValle d’Itria, conducted by Giacomo Sagripanti
DVD - Pipette: LE CONVENIENZE ED INCONVENIENZE TEATRALI (VIVA LA MAMMA) (Donizetti) on the BelAir label from Teatro alla Scala conducted by Marco Guidarini

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