Armenian dramatic baritone Gevorg Hakobyan studied at the Komitas State Conservatory in Yerevan with Maestro Sergey Danielyan. In 2008, Gevorg was awarded both the Gold Medal and First Prize at the First International Pavel Lisitsian Baritone Competition in Moscow, and in 2011 was recognized as a Merited Artist of the Republic of Armenia.
Looking ahead, Gevorg will make his house debuts at Deutsche Oper Berlin and Teatro Filarmonico Verona (Il tabarro) and make a North American debut at Lyric Opera of Kansas City.
Gevorg has appeared at Wiener Staatsoper, Teatro Real Madrid, Liceu Barcelona, de Nationale Opera Amsterdam, Palau de les Arts Valencia, Teatro Carlo Felice Genoa, Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Mariinsky Theatre, Mikhailovsky Theatre, Nationale Opera Amsterdam, Stuttgart Opera, Terme di Caracalla Roma, Teatro Communale di Bologna, Palau des les Arts Reina Sofia, Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Armenian National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Opera de Lille, Opera di Genova and Teatro Regio di Torino as well as the White Nights Festival St. Petersburg and Savonlinna Festival
He has worked with the following stage directors: Barrie Kosky, Stefano Poda, Robert Carsen, Lydia Steier, Julia Pevzner, Rimas Tuminas, Alice Hegimbashyan, Gegam Grigorian, Mariusz Trelinkski, Marina Bianchi and conductors such as Lorenzo Viotti, Anton Grishanin, Placido Domingo, Daniele Callegari, Axel Kober, Marco Armiliato, Nicola Luisotti, Alexandre Bloch, Jader Bignamini, Dmitri Jurowski, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Tugan Sokhiev, Daniel Oren, Henrik Nanasi and Oksana Lyniv.