About Me

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser. (John W. Gardner)

He was born in İstanbul. He met music in youth choirs. Hs studied as a student of Soprano Melek Çeliktaş at the Istanbul University State Conservatory. He took private lessons from Professor Jirayir Arslan and pianist Elizabetta Distefano. He studied with Bariton Licinio Montefusco.

In 1998, he performed with Yıldız Kenter at the Kenter Theatre and played the role of Tony in Terence McNally’s drama 'Maria Callas'. In 1999, he attended the Leyla Gencer Singing Seminar actively. He gave a concert with pianist Melina Seçik at the Austrian Consulate Cultural Center. He came first in the competitions that organized by Siemens Opera and Lions Club in 2000

As a part of International Bosphorus Festival, he performed with the soprano Eva Lind in the opera ‘Abduction Girl from the Palace’ and played the role of Pedrillo. He represented Turkey at the European Culture and Art Forum that organized by Lions Club in France. He attended the Katia Ricciarelli Singing Seminar actively organized by Zehra Yıldız Art Foundation, at the end of the seminar he completed Accademia Lirica Internationale in Parma, Italy, where he was entitled to attend and he gave concerts. At the same year he started to work at Istanbul State Opera and Ballet. (Ataturk Cultural Center). He sang at the Memorial Concert of Zehra Yıldız and sang G. G.Verdi Requiem as tenor solo with the Istanbul State Opera and Ballet Orchestra. In 2001, he completed the master classes of Elio Battaglia, Marjana Lipovsek, Richard Miller in Saltzburg, Austria and he was selected for the academy concerts. In 2002, he sang at the 'Cinema Italiano' Concert with the Istanbul Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Luis Bacalov.

In 2003, he played the role of Behlül in the Istanbul Premiere of the Opera ‘Aşk-ı Memnu’ under the direction of Selman Ada on the stage of C.R.R. He played the role of Deli Dumrul in S. Kalender’s Opera named as Deli Dumrul in the world premiere and at the X. International Aspendos Opera and Ballet Festival, he played the role of Vladimir Igorovich in the Prince Igor Opera. In 2004, at the 40th anniversary of the Istanbul State Opera and Ballet, he played the role of Steva in the L. Janacek’s Jenufa Opera. He made his world premiere at the Concert of Symphony and Divines that organized at the C.R.R. Concert Hall by direction of E.G. Yaşlıçam. In 2007, he played the role of Tebaldo in the V.Bellini's I Capuleti e I Montecchi Opera at the Istanbul State Opera and Ballet. The DVD recording of this opera was made by the Istanbul Italian Cultural Center. He sang in 2008 New Year Concert (Süreyya Stage). In 2009, with the commencement of the Samsun State and Opera Ballet, he started to work as a permanent artist within the institution. In 2010-2011-2012, he performed with the soprano Eva Mei at the International Istanbul Opera Festival and in 2013, he played the role of Pedrillo in W. A. Mozart’s Abduction of Girl of the Palace, in Beijing, China in N.C.P.A. (as part of the Year of Turkish Culture) and at the Ekaterinburg State Academic Opera in Russia. He still continues the work by taking soloist roles on the stages of State Opera and Ballet.



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