Armenian Kevork Tavityan has been appointed Director of the Istanbul State Opera and Ballet. Tavityan is also the head of the Istanbul Opera Choir.
Speaking to Agos, Tavityan said he’s happy and proud to assume this important post.
Born in Istanbul.Tavityan graduated from the Opera Academy of the State Conservatory of Istanbul (Mimar Sinan University) and achieved a Master of Performance degree at the same Academy.
Tavityan made his professional debut with the Opera of the Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall in the role of Dulcamara in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’Amore in 1995 and has been singing for State Opera of Istanbul since 1998.