Georgi Enev, bass

The bass, Georgi Enev, was born in Karlovo on 24 January 1914. As a student he took part in the opera performances of the Plovdiv Opera between 1930-35. In 1946 he became a chorus member of the State Radio Choir. In 1947 he studied voice with Luben Minchev and in 1948 with Sija Voinikova.

In 1950 he became a member of the Stara Zagora Opera and his debut there in 1951 was as Fernando in Il trovatore. He was a regular guest artist with the Sofia National Opera and other opera houses in Bulgaria.

Major roles in his career included Don Pasquale, Osmin, Gremin, Coline, Don Basilio in the Barber of Seville and Mefistofele in Faust.

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin "Gremin's Aria"