The Bolshoi Theatre and Credit Suisse announced the first prize winner of Young Opera Singers’ Award


Bekhzod Davronov will receive individual coach-sessions with leading vocal coach of international level, financial grant, as well as support of the world known opera singer Ildar Abdrazakov throughout the whole year.

Winner was determined by the credible jury. It included The Bolshoi Theatre Chief Conductor and Music Director Tugan Sokhiev, the Assistant to Chief Conductor — Music Director and a great singer Makvala Kasrashvili, Opera Manager Lyudmila Talikova and Casting Director of the Bolshoi Opera Company Olga Kapanina. All the jury members highly assessed the hard work, art achievements and potential of the young artist.

Vladimir Urin, General Director of the Bolshoi Theatre:
It is not only important for us to discover young talents, but also to help them to grow and to improve in their profession. I would like to believe that our mutual initiative with Credit Suisse bank would help with this task. I am happy for Bekhzod Davronov who became the first winner of the new award, as it will enhance his unique singing power and will unleash his potential to the maximum.