Yusif Eyvazov was born in Algiers and moved to Italy, where he completed his advanced studies with renowned tenor Franco Corelli and soprano Ghena Dimitrova.
Eyvazov is kicking off the 2017/18 season with the release of his new Deutsche Grammophon recording, Romanza, created alongside his wife, soprano Anna Netrebko. In September and October, the two are touring across Asia, Australia and New Zealand, including cities such as Dubai, Tokyo, Nanjing, Seoul, Melbourne and Sydney. He then returns to Europe for his La Scala debut and the opening of Milan's opera season in the title role of Andrea Chénier. He will then appear at the Bolshoi Theatre as Des Grieux (Manon Lescaut), Hermann (Pique Dame) and in the title role of Don Carlo. The season will then take him to London for his Covent Garden debut as Macduff (Macbeth), as well as to Staatsoper Berlin (Tosca) and the Opéra National de Paris (Il trovatore). Later concerts will lead him to Monte Carlo, Moscow, Minsk, London, Baden Baden and Salzburg. He finishes the 2017/18 season with an extensive tour across South America, including cities such as Santiago, São Paulo, Lima and Buenos Aires.
In the 2016/17 season, Yusif Eyvazov made a series of important debuts, including as Macduff (Macbeth) at the Bayerische Staatsoper, the title role of Andrea Chénier at the Prague Opera and Maurizio (Adriana Lecouvreur) at the Mariinsky Theatre. He also took the concert stage with Netrebko in Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Sochi, Budapest, Moscow, Paris, Muscat, Calgary and Toronto. He also featured on Netrebko’s recording Verismo, released by Deutsche Grammophon in September 2016.
Yusif Eyvazov’s other recent performances have also included Radamès in Aida at the Salzburg Festival and Arena di Verona, Maurizio (Adriana Lecouvreur) at the Mariinsky Theater, the title role of Andrea Chénier and Des Grieux (Manon Lescaut) at the Prague Opera.