Berj Karazian, tenor
Honored Artist of RA
Born in 1978 in Yerevan. Graduated from the Yerevan Conservatory and completed postgraduate courses with Professors T. Sazandarian and G. Geghamian. Berj Karazian is a laureate of A. Isahakyan and T. Sazandaryan competitions. He is a soloist of the Yerevan Opera Theater, Cathedral Choir of Mother See St. Echmiadzin and “Tagharan” ensemble.
Berj Karazian has participated in oratorio and operatic performances of the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra. Among his operatic roles are: Saro, Ashugh, Sayat-Nova, Alfredo, Edgardo, Tamino, Don Ottavio, Nemorino, Don Ramiro, Almaviva, Tamino, Cassio, Arlequin, and others. Karazian has toured to Germany, Scotland, Lithuania, Italy, France, Russia, Greece and other countries. He is an unparalleled performer of the tenor part (solo of the swan) in Carl Orff “Carmina Burana”, which he has presented in South Korea, Brazil, Lebanon, Germany and in China’s “Forbidden City” festival.