Tigran Matinyan, tenor

Born in Moscow in 1979.

Tigran studied vocal in Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory Academic Music College (1996 - 2000). After that, he pursued his studies in Gnessin Russian Academy of Music in Moscow (2000 - 2005). Later he graduated from the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory (2009 – 2010) under the tutelage of Prof. Aleksey Martynov.

In 2015, Tigran moved to the Netherlands to continue his studies. He entered the early music department at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague.

Currently, Tigran works as a fixed member in the choir at the Dutch National Opera in the Netherlands. He also participates in projects as a freelance singer with Collegium Vocale Gent (Belgium).

Tigran has appeared as guest soloist in numerous works such as Vespers of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Orfeo by Monteverdi; Messiah and Acis and Galatea by Handel; Christmas Oratorio, St. John Passion, St. Matthew Passion, Magnificat by J. S. and C. F. E. Bach; Requiem and Coronation Mass by Mozart; Petite messe solennelle by Rossini and Oberon by Weber. He performed with Residens Orcestra, Barokensemble “Eik en Linde”, "Musica Viva", "Pratum Integrum", "New Russia" (the State Symphony Orchestra), Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Russian Philharmonic (Moscow Symphony Orchestra). He also worked with world renowned directors and conductors such as Antony Hermus, Philippe Herreweghe, Peter van Heygen, Ton Koopman, Peter Neumann, Peter Philips, Aleksandr Rudin, Vladimir Minin.