Tenor Bülent Bezdüz, one of the lead singers of Mersin State Opera and Ballet, became our opera singer who broke new ground for Turkey by winning 3 awards at the Grammy, one of the most important music awards in the world.
Who is Bülent Bezdüz, how old is he and where is he from?
One of the lead soloists of Mersin State Opera and Ballet, the artist continues her soloist career in European countries. He was awarded the Grammy Award twice in the category of 'Best opera recording', in 2001 for 'Les Troyens' accompanied by the London Symphony Orchestra and in 2006 for Verdi's 'Falstaff opera recording'.
He was born in Ankara in 1967. He started playing baglama at the age of fifteen; He received a systematic folk music education. He continued his higher education at Gazi University, Department of Music Education. During her school years, she continued her singing education with the Polish tenor Roman Werlinski. He entered the State Polyphonic Choir while he was a student. He left the State Polyphonic Choir in 1992 and started to work as a chorister at Mersin State Opera and Ballet. In 1997, he went to Manchester at the invitation of the European Opera Center in Manchester. In 1999, with the scholarship of the French Ministry of Culture, he did a professional stage master at the C'nipal School of Performing Arts in Marseille, and in the process he won the second place in the Paris Voice Competition.
His first stage work is the portrayal of Alfredo in Verdi's opera “La Traviata” at Mersin State Opera and Ballet, where he continues as a guest artist. Her soloist career began in 1993 with the opera Çardas Prince. While attending the European Opera Center in Manchester in 1997, she started her international soloist career with Mozart's Lucio Sillaile. With this opera, he performed in England, Ireland and Denmark.
He has performed many times in Istanbul State Opera and International Aspendos, as he sang in the cities of London, Dublin, Amsterdam, Cologne, Marseille, Rennes, Nancy and Lausanne, Teatro Regio di Parma, Teatro Regio di Torino, Portland, Oregon, Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires, opera houses. He took part in the Opera Festival.
Berlioz's opera The Trojans, recorded live under the name of LSO Live, in which Bezdüz was a soloist, won two of the 2001th Grammy awards in 44, and Verdi's Falstaff Opera was awarded in the category of Best Opera Recording from the 2006th Grammy awards in 48.
The artist was deemed worthy of an award in the Best Opera Performer (male) category at the Andante Classical Music Awards, which was given for the first time in 2010. In 2012, the Semiha Berksoy Opera Foundation's Best Male Opera Artist award was given to Bezdüz.
Bülent Bezdüz, who married violin teacher Reyhan Bezdüz in 1993, is the father of violinist Sesim Bezdüz and pianist Doğaç Bezdüz.