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DETAILS

Date of Birth: 29 January 1956

Place of Birth: Sofia, Bulgaria

Citizenship: Bulgarian and Australian

Addresses: in Bulgaria - 15 "Hristaki Pavlovich" St.,

                                Floor 3, apt. 12

                                Sofia 1505, Bulgaria

              in Australia - 7 Benambra Drive,

                                Lower Templestowe,

   PERSONAL                              Vic. 3107, Australia

Languges: English, German, Italian, Russian, Bulgarian, French, Armenian

For contacts:

+359 (0) 888 125 390 (Bulgaria);

+61 (0) 415 207 649 (Australia);

e-mail: n.afeyan@gmail.com; nafeyan@nbu.bg

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

1978 - graduated the Bulgarian Academy of Music with a Masters' Degree as a student of Prof. Ressa Koleva

1974 - graduated the Bulgarian High School of Music in the class of Elizabeth Rutgers

OTHER PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

2000 - master classes with Prof. Richard Miller, AATS (American Academy of Teachers of Singing)

1993-1995 - master classes with Janice Chapman, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

1981 - 1983 - private lessons in Interpretation with Prof. Irina Stiglic and Prof. Peter Stabekoff, Sofia

1978 - private lessons in Singing with Cathy Berberian, Vienna

STAGE EXPERIENCE

VICTORIA STATE OPERA - MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA 1991 - 1998

Roles:

Amneris ("Aida" by Verdi);

Azucena ("Il trovatore" by Verdi);

The Muse and Antonia's Mother ("Tales of Hoffman" by Offenbach);

Carmen ("Carmen" by Bizet);

Erda ("Das Rheingold" by Wagner)

CONCERT PERFORMANCES 1991-2003

Verdi - Requiem (Melbourne);

Bach - Johannes Passion (Melbourne);

Poulenc - Le marteau sans maitre (Brisbane);

Berio - Folk Songs (Melbourne);

Schönberg - Pierrot lunaire (Melbourne, Sydney);

Mahler - Das Lied von der Erde(Brisbane);

Mahler - Kindertotenlieder (Melbourne);

Mussorgsky - Songs and Dances of Death - London

BULGARIAN CHAMBER OPERA 1989 - 1991

Roles: The Mother ("Mavra" by Stravinsky)

Rosina and

Berta ("Il barbiere di Siviglia" by Rossini)

BULGARIAN NATIONAL OPERA 1985-1989

Roles:

Carmen ("Carmen", Bizet);

Sonya ("War and Peace", Prokofiev);

Lola ("Cavaleria rusticana", Mascagni);

The Fox ("Snow Tale", Genkov);

Polly Peachum ("Beggar's Opera", Britten)

NATIONAL OPERA OF PLOVDIV 1983-1989

Roles:

Feodor ("Boris Godunov", Mussorgsky);

Carmen and

Mercedes ("Carmen", Bizet);

Prince Orlofsky ("Die Fledermaus", J. Strauss);

Countess Rzevskaya ("Peter I", A. Petrov);

Hänsel ("Hänsel und Gretel", Humperdink);

Lola ("Cavaleria rusticana", Mascagni)

CONCERT PERFOMANCES - BULGARIA, GREECE, ITALY, AUSTRIA 1981-1990

Schönberg - Pierrot lunaire;

Stravinsky - Pribaoutki;

Stravinsky - Souvenirs de mon enfance;

Mahler - Kindertotenlieder;

Mozart - Requiem;

Pergolesi - Stabat mater;

numerous performances of new Bulgarian music

RECENT PERFORMANCES

2015-2016 - performances of “Pierrot lunaire”, A. Schönberg (International Festival March Music Days 2015, BNR - Studio 1, SMA “Pancho Vladigerov”, NBU UniArt);

2012 – Arnalta/Nutrice („L’incoronazione di Poppea”, Monteverdi)

International Festival March Music Days 2012;

Classical Music International Festival Sofia Music Weeks (scheduled)

2009, 2008 – Classical Music Forum New Bulgarian Music

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2012 - NBU - PhD in Music. Thesis: Vocal Pedagogy - a Holistic Approach;

2005 - Lecturer in Singing and Interpretation at the New Bulgarian University, Sofia;

2005-2008 - Voice teacher at the National School of Music, Sofia;

1995-2005 - full-time Senior Lecturer in Voice, Acting for Singers and Vocal Ensembles - Melbourne University, VCA, Melbourne, Australia

1992-2000 - part-time Lecturer in Singing, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia;

1996-2003 - part-time Lecturer in Singing and Interpretation, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia;

1996-2005 - guest Lecturer in Singing and Acting, Opera Studio, VCA, Melbourne, Australia

MASTER CLASSES

2015 - Conservatorio statale “G.B.Pergolesi”, Fermo, Italy;

2011 – Conservatorio statale “G.B.Pergolesi”, Fermo, Italy;

2011 – Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

2005 - "Boris Christoff" Memorial House, Sofia, Bulgaria;

2003 - master classes in Interpretation of music by Slavic composers, Singapore;

1999-2001 - master classes in Interpretation of music by German composers of the 19th and 20th centuries, Sydney Conservatorim of Music, Sydney, Australia

STUDENTS: PRIZES AND AWARDS

2008 - International Singing Contest "Operalia" - Elena Xanthoudakis, III prize;

2008 - 4th International Singing Competition "The Crown of Turnovgrad", Bulgaria - Mark Fowler, I prize;

2006 - 9th International Mozart Competition, Salzburg, Austria - Elena Xanthoudakis, I prize;

2006 and

2005 - "Raina Kabaivanska" Foundation, Sofia, Bulgaria - Mark Fowler, I prize;

2004 - Australian Singer of the Year - Sydney, Australia - Mark Fowler, I prize;

2003 - Maria Callas International Singing Competition, Athens, Greece - Elena Xanthoudakis, Grand Prix;

2003 - Rachmaninoff Competition, St. Petersburg, Russia - Polina Volfson, III prize;

2002 - Covent Garden Award, London, UK - Michael Smallwood


Публикации:


The Laugh of Delilah - The Literature: Challenges and Pleasures, Publishing house of Sofia University, 2018

Holism in Vocal Pedagogy - NBU, 2014. ISBN 978-954-535-816-6

Pierrot lunaire: 3 X 7 - Annual Book of "N. Rilski" University, Blagoevgrad. Vol. 5, 2007;

The Wanton Orient, or the "Turkish" Theme in Mozarts' Operas - co-author Milena Kirova - "Mozart - Literary plots and Contexts". Publ. "Lettera", Plovdiv, 2007;

Lament for Carmen - "Voices. New Works in the Humanities by Balkan Women Writers". Publ. "Sonm", Sofia, 2005;

The Song and Solveig in Jovkovs' Story "Solveigs' Song" - "Classic and History of Literature". Blagoevgrad, 2005;

Lights, Camera, Ariadne - The Observer, Melbourne. Vol. 3, 1999;

Words or Sentences; Notes or Phrases? - Monash University Press. Vol. 4, Melbourne, 1998

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