Bulgarian bass Petar Naydenov began his musical training as a violinist and subsequently studied voice at the National Academy of Music in Sofia. He improved his skills under the guidance of famous artists like Ghena Dimitrova, Nicola Ghiuselev and Roberto Scandiuzzi. He gave his operatic debut at the age of 24 as Sarastro/ Die Zauberflöte with Slovene National Theatre Maribor and made his role debut in the title role of Don Giovanni at the Sofia National Opera, followed by Figaro/ Le nozze di Figaro. During three seasons he was a resident artist at Volksoper Wien singing such roles as Ferrando, Sparafucile, Angelotti, Timur and Colline.
His numerous guest performances include Méphisto/ Faust with Israeli Opera, Silva/ Ernani and Commendatore/ Don Giovanni at Theater St. Gallen, Conte di Walter/ Luisa Miller at Oper Graz, Sparafucile/ Rigoletto with the festival Oper Schenkenberg, Ramfis/ Aida with Cairo Opera and Luxor Festival, Fiesco/ Simon Boccanegra at Grand Théâtre de Tours, Basilio/ Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Finnish National Opera, Opera Bergen, Nordnorsk Opera, Landestheater Linz and Aurora Opera in Gozo, Gremin/ Eugen Onegin in Linz and Malmö, Zaccaria at Theater Freiburg and in Sofia, Filippo II/ Don Carlo in Cluj-Napoca, Sofia and Warshaw, Sarastro at the Bucharest National Opera and in Trieste, Nilakantha/ Lakme, Galitsky/ Prince Igor, Gremin, Don Giovanni, a.o., at the Sofia National Opera. Upcoming plans include Filippo II with Sommeroper Selzach in Switzerland and Timur with Opera Bergen.