Background: Born, Armenia. Studied at the National Conservatory in Yerevan and then was a member of the Opera Studio of the Paris Opera.
Other Companies: Elisabetta di Valois in Don Carlos, Helene in Les vêpres siciliennes at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden; Don Carlos at the Zurich Opera; Les vêpres siciliennes at Bilbao, Athens and Frankfurt; Desdemona in Otello at the Teatro San Carlo of Naples; Leonora in Il Trovatore for L'Opéra de Marseille. Forthcoming engagements include Tosca in San Francisco, Il Trovatore in Naples, Don Carlos at the Metropolitan Opera, New York, Mimì in La bohème at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden. Other roles have also included Madama Butterfly, Violetta Valéry in La Traviata, Amelia Grimaldi in Simon Boccanegra and Marguerite in Faust.