Alexander Marev, tenor
One of the most promising tenors of his generation, Alexander Marev is a Polish-Bulgarian born in 2000.
In January 2021, he will make his debut as Albazar in Il Turco in Italia by Rossini at the Opera Royal de Wallonie. Right after, in February 2021, he will make his debut at the Grand Théâtre de Genève as the Boy in the world premiere of Tin soldier by J. Rhorer.
In 2018, he signed a contract with La Monnaie in Brussels and performed as a soloist during the Christmas Concert at the Belgian Royal Palace, that was broadcasted, among others, by TV5Monde, RTBF and RTL. One year later, he was invited to perform at the Gala of La Monnaie in Brussels.
The greatest recognition came to Alexander in 2016, when he was admitted to the vocal section of the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Waterloo under the tutelage of the world-known baritone José van Dam. He is now a Young Artist in residence, the youngest in the history of the institution.
He won numerous national competitions in Poland. He notably received the 1st Prize in the competition organized by the Center of the Artistic Education in Olsztyn in 2017, the 1st Prize in the 8th edition of the Krystyna Jamroz Competition in Kielce in 2017, the 1st Prize in the Bogusław Kaczynski Festival in Biała Podlaska in 2018, and the 2ndPrize in the 5th edition of the H. Słonicka competition in Suwałki in 2016.
Alexander began his classical singing education in November 2014 with the world-renowned Bulgarian tenor Kaludi Kaludov, who recognized Alexander’s talent and passion for the classical singing. Since that moment he has been consequently developing his vocal skills under the Maestro’s guidance, attending numerous masterclasses. In 2015, Alexander was admitted to the vocal department of the 2nd degree of the J. Elsner Warsaw Music School, in the class of Dr. Maria Olkisz, from which he graduated in June 2019.
Since 2019, he is a student in the vocal department of the Royal Conservatory in Brussels, in the class of Valerie Guillorit.