Aug. 2, 1993
Received her bachelor’s degree at the Yerevan State Komitas Conservatory in the class of Prof. Susanna Martirosyan (2014). In 2009 she won at the Renaissance International Contest-Festival in Gyumri (Armenia). In 2013 she won a gold medal at the 7th Youth Delphic Games in Kazakhstan, was awarded the Presidential Prize of Armenia, and came in second at the 6th International Competition of Opera Singers “Saint Petersburg”. In 2014 the singer was selected to join the Young Artists Vocal Academy at the Houston Grand Opera. That same year she won a prize at the 33rd International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition in Dusseldorf. She also won the 7th Bibigul Tulegenova International Vocal Competition in Astana (Kazakhstan) and received fourth prize at the 6th China International Voice Competition in Ningbo. In 2015 she won the 27th Concert of Arias: Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Opera Singers at the Houston Grand Opera.
Which people would you invite as guests to your dream dinner party?
My dream dinner party guest is Jay-Z, maybe with Beyonce!
What is your favorite meal?
My favorite dish is sushi.
Do you have a favorite motto or proverb that you live your life by?
Nothing is impossible!
Which person or people inspire you the most?
My little sister, Meline.
If you were 80 years old, what advice would you give to young people today?
I’ll tell you when I will be 80 years old!
What would you like people to say about you?
If people are talking about me, this is good!
How do you overcome the stage fright? / What is your ritual before going on stage?
Most of the time I don’t have stage fright, but sometimes I get frightened! I just exhale, and go on stage to share my emotions with people.
When you perform... who are you playing for?
I am singing for the people.
What job would you least like to do?
I would not like to be a teacher of mathematics...
Is there a joke about musicians that you would like to share with us?
Unfortunately at the moment I can’t remember any jokes. But musicians are very funny people, they don’t need jokes to laugh!
What's the "most played" non-classical track on your phone?
Conchita Wurst – Rise Like a Phoenix.
You are on a desert island and can bring only 3 items, what do you bring?
I would bring water, music and weapons maybe.
What is your favorite noise/sound? What is the most annoying noise for you?
My favorite sound – water or the sound of the sea! And the most annoying noise is people coughing near me.
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
I would like to live in Australia.
What is the first thing you think about when you hear the word Tchaikovsky?
The first thing I think about when I hear the word Tchaikovsky is the "Waltz of Flowers."
What is the first thing you think about when you hear the word competition?
The first things I feel are new emotions.
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