Evez Abdulla was born in Azerbaijan and studied at the Academy of Music in Baku. He began his career at the Azerbaijan National Opera.
His first engagements in Europe have included Germont in La traviata at the Latvian National Opera, the title role in Rachmaninov’s Aleko at the Opéra de Lyon, Verdi’s Macbeth for the Ravenna Festival, Ruprecht in Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel with Komische Oper Berlin as well as The Protector in George Benjamin’s Written on Skin and Athanaël in Jules Massenet‘s Thaïs for Bonn Opera.
Recent highlights include Iago in Otello at the Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Germont at the Glyndebourne Festival, Miller in Luisa Miller and Nabucco at Stuttgart Opera, as well as Frank in Puccini’s Edgar at the Dortmund Concert Hall. In addition, he made his house debuts at Staatsoper Berlin as Gryasnoy in Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride and at Theater Basel with Don Carlo in La forza del destino. Further performances include Amonasro in Aida and Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor for the Nationaltheater Mannheim as well as Scarpia in Puccini’s Tosca in Vilnius.
Abdulla is making his first appearance with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in April when he was solosit in the worldpremiere of Franghiz Ali-Zadehs' Nasimi-Passion.