Tigran Hakobyan



  • 2021 joining the Armenian National Opera as soloist

  • 2022 European debut as Cassio at the Czech National Theatre in Brno

  • 2023 Rodolfo at Malmö Opera and Theater Kiel

  • 2023 Lensky at Finnish National Opera Helsinki


Young Armenian tenor Tigran Hakobyan is a soloist of the Armenian National Opera in Yerevan. He graduated with excellence from the Komitas State Conservatory in Yerevan in 2015, where he studied with distinguished soprano Svetlana Kolosaryan. Tigran has participated in the masterclasses of Dolora Zaijick, Gegham Grigoryan, Suren Shakhijanyan and Dale Fundling.

From 2017 to 2018 Tigran served as a soloist in the Military Ensemble for the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia. Following his service, he joined the young artist opera program of the National Academic Theatre of Yerevan (2018-2021) and sang lead tenor roles in Chukhajyan's opera "Karine" and in the opera "Anush" by Armen Tigranyan, as well as Nemorino in "L'Elisir d’Amore", conducted by Maestro Alessandro Bonato.

In 2021, Tigran Hakobyan became a soloist of the Armenian State Opera and took part in concert tours to Italy. In following season he performed the role of Mario Cavaradossi in the National Opera as well as Rodolfo in a semi-staged production of La Bohème. In the spring of 2022, Tigran made his debut as Alfredo (La Traviata) at the Armenian National Opera and his international debut as Cassio (Otello) at the Czech National Theatre in Brno. In the summer the Otello production toured at the ”Thurn und Taxis Festival” in Regensburg.

In fall 2022 Tigran was engaged to sing Rodolfo in a touring production of La Bohème in Sweden and Denmark with the Malmö Opera Company. Highlights of the following season included Rodolfo in a new production of the Kiel Opera and Vladimir Lensky (Eugen Onegin) at the Finnish National Opera in Helsinki. The coming season 2024-25 will bring his debut as Turiddu at the Erfurt Opera among others.

In addition to operatic repertoire, Tigran has been a tenor soloist in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and Mozart’s Requiem with the Armenian State Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Eduard Topchian.



Lensky FNO Helsinki

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