Valerii Caradja

CURRICULUM VITAE

Valeriu Caradja is a moldovian baritone, 32 years old.

He obtained his bachelor at Chisinau College of Music. From 2010 to 2013 he studied in Italy with the great soprano Mirella Freni at CUBEC, Mirella Freni Belcanto Academy.

He made his professional debut in Italy in 2012 sang in the seasons of many italian opera house as Teatro Comunale di Piacenza, Teatro Regio di Parma, Teatro Comunale di Modena and Teatro della Fortuna di Fano. Since 2010 he is a soloist with the Chisinau National Opera.

He performed the following roles: Conte D'Almaviva (Nozze di Figaro), Robert (Iolanta), Lord Enrico Ashton (Lucia Lammermoor), Marcovaldo (La battaglia di Legnano), Eugene Onegin (Eugene Onegin), Marcello (La Bohème), Don Giovanni (Don Giovanni), Germont (La Traviata), Marullo (Rigoletto), Escamillo (Carmen), Silvio (Pagliacci).

In January 2013 he has been acclaimed in FraçicoVinas Competition Barcellona with the special prize of the public “Giuseppe Verdi Prize” and the 3rd prize of the jury. 

 Valeriu Caradja makes his home in the town of Modena, Italy where he is continuing to refine new roles with the great Mirella Freni.

 

EDUCATION

1996 - 2000   State College of Music „Stefan Neaga” (Chisinau, Moldova) Choral Conductor Department

2000 - 2005    The State Academy of Music,Bachelor’s Degree in Music(Opera Singing)

2010 - 2013    CUBEC, Mirella Freni Belcanto Academy (bachelor)

 

EMPLOYMENT

2013 - Teatro della Fortna,Fano,Italy: Ford, Falstaff.

2013 - Teatro Comunale Luciano Pavarotti ,Modena,Italy: Il Conte Almaviva,Le Nozze di Figaro.

2012 - Teatro Regio di Parma ,Italy :Marcovaldo, La Bataglia di Legnano.

2012 - National Opera Theatre of Moldova: Robert , Iolanta.

2012 - National Opera Theatre of Moldova: Enrico, Lucia di Lammermoor.

2011 - National Opera Theatre of Moldova : Title role of Eugene Onegin.

2011 - National Opera Theatre of Moldova : Marcello, La Boheme.

2010 - National Opera Theatre of Moldova : Marullo, Rigoletto.

2010 - National Opera Theatre of Moldova: Silvio, I Pagliaci. 

         

COMPETITIONS, AWARDS AND HONOURS

2013 - 3th Prize and Verdi Prize – International Singing Contest Francisco Vinas, Barcelona, Spain

2012 - 2nd Prize/Special Baritone Prize - Concorso Internazionale Anselmo Colzani, Budrio

2012 - Prize of the role of Falstaff - Concorso Marcello Giordani Foundation, Fano

2012 - Special Prize - Concorso Internazionale Riccardo Zandonai, Riva del Garda

2012 - Finalist - Concorso Internazionale Monserrat Caballe, Zaragoza, Spain

2012 - 2nd Prize - Concorso Internazionale Citta’ di Bologna

2012 - Scholarship - The Nicolai Ghiaurov Foundation, Modena,Italy

2008 - Finalist - Concorso Internazionale Iris Adami Corradetti, Padova

2007 - 1st Prize - International Singing Contest Hariclea Darclee, Braila, Romania 

 

OPERATIC ROLES

Don Giovanni            (“Don Giovanni”- W.A.Mozart)

Il Conte                      (“Le Nozze di Figaro”- W.A.Mozart)

Lord Enrico Ashton    (“Lucia di Lamermoor”- G.Donizetti)

Ford                           ("Falstaff"- G.Verdi)

Marcovaldo                (“La Battaglia di Legniano” – G.Verdi)

Marullo                       (“Rigoletto"- G.Verdi)

Germont                     (“La Traviata”- G.Verdi)

Escamillo                   (“Carmen"- G.Bizet)

Robert                        (“Iolanta"- P.Tchaikovsky)

Oneghin                     (“Eugen Oneghin"- P.Tchaikovsky)

Marcello                     (“La Boheme”- G.Puccini)

Silvio                          (“Pagliacci"- R.Leoncavallo) 

 

CONCERTS

He performed in concerts in Italy with the Orchestra (Orchestra of Teatro Regio of Parma, Orchestra of Festival Puccini of Torre del Lago, Orchestra of Mozar Orchestra Academy of Bologna) in theaters of Italian tradition; among them, Bari, Modena, Bologna, Cesena, Forlì.Teatro di San Felice sul Panaro, Concert in honor of Mirella Freni.Teatro Comunale di Modena, Concert “Pavarotti nel Cuore”,Modena,Italy.

 LANGUAGE     Romanian,  Russian, Italian

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