Gayane Babajanyan is a young Armenian mezzo-soprano who received her education in Russia. She joined the ensemble of the Moscow Novaya Opera in 2017 where her repertoire includes the title role of Carmen, Rosina/ Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Hänsel/ Hänsel und Gretel, Siébel/ Faust, Stéphano/ Roméo et Juliette, Orlovsky/ Die Fledermaus and most recently, to great acclaim, Lucretia/ The Rape of Lucretia. In concert she sang Bersi/ Andrea Chénier and participates in productions Johann Strauss, the Waltz King and Waltzes, Tangos & Foxtrots. She portrayed the role of Gypsy in K. Boyarsky’s opera Pushkin on tour at the Grange Park Opera in 2018.
Gayane Babajanyan graduated from the St. Petersburg Conservatory in 2015 and made her stage debut as Flora/ La Traviata at the Conservatory Theatre. As a member of the Mariinsky Academy she performed Pippo in Rossini’s La Gazza Ladra and Dorothée in Massenet’s Cendrillon at the Mariinsky Theatre in 2016/2017.
Gayane Babajanyan received the Grand Prix at the Star Rhapsody Competition 2017 in St. Petersburg and was awarded 1st prize at the Angelo Loforese Competition 2018, the Inventus Canti Competion 2015 and the Heirs of Orpheus Competition 2013.