"He has a voice and personality that
shook the fabric of the building
from the rafters to the foundations last night."

- Evening Standard, London

"Tumanyan has - in short - a stunning voice.
This was singing charged with electricity...
He is a real performer."

- Financial Times, London


World renowned Armenian Bass, Barseg Tumanyan, Was born in 1958 in Yerevan, Armenia. Tumanyan graduated from The Yerevan State Conservatory of Music under the famous singer and Professor baritone A. Karapetyan. In 1982/83 studied at La scala-Milan.After in 1985 Barseg moved on to study at The Moscow Stater Conservatory of Music with famous Russian bass Yevgeny Nesterenko.

Barseg began singing at the State Opera of Yerevan in1980. His participation in a gala concert for the victims of the Armenian Earthquake in January 1989, at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London is what made Barseg become highly sought after by opera theatres around the world.

Barseg Tumanyan brought his operatic work to appearances on the concert platform. His debut London recital at the Wigmore Hall in 1990 received the highest of press acclaim.

Tumanyan’s Paris debut was in the role of Mephistopheles in Gounod’s Faust in the Nicolas Joel production, and his German debut was in the title role of Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov in Johannes Schaaf’s new production at the Munich State Opera .He has sung the role of Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen in Hamburg, Vienna ,the Bastille Opera in Paris and Covent Garden in London. He made his debut in Bonn in an opera gala in March 1992.