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Navasard Hakobyan

Navasard Hakobyan
baritone
Fellow
2023
Age
25
Birthplace
Voronej, Gribanovsky, Russia
School/Position
Houston Grand Opera
Compeers
Siran and Emmanuel Maldjian
Scholarship Donor
Elizabeth Mosher Endowed Scholarship in Voice
Music Academy Award
2023 Marilyn Horne Song Competition winner
  • Armenian baritone Navasard Hakobyan is a second year Butler Studio Artist with Houston Grand Opera, where he has performed the roles of Second Nazarene in R. Strauss' Salome, Antonio in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro, and Douphol in Verdi's La Traviata;
  • Navasard received several awards in 2022, including the Sullivan Award, First Place in the Eleanor McCollum Competition, and First Prize in the Premiere Opera Foundation International Vocal Competition;
  • He studies with Stephen King.