Yusif Eyvazov grew up in Baku, Azerbaijan and received his musical education at the Baku Academy of Music. In 1997, he moved to Italy and continued his studies there.
In the 2015/16 season, Yusif Eyvazov makes a series of important debuts. He stars as Canio in Los Angeles Opera’s production of I Pagliacci conducted by Plácido Domingo, makes his first appearances at the Metropolitan Opera and the Wiener Staatsoper singing Calaf in Turandot, and debuts at both the Paris Opera and at the Staatsoper Berlin as Manrico in Il Trovatore. In June 2016, Eyvazov appears at the Mariinsky Theater for the first time, in the title role of Otello with Valery Gergiev. His Salzburg Festival debut takes place in the summer of 2016, as Des Grieux in Manon Lescaut. On the concert stage he sings in Parma under the baton of Marco Boemi with a programme featuring works by Verdi and Puccini, in concert with Riccardo Muti in December, and will undertake a major concert tour throughout Asia alongside Anna Netrebko, in the spring of 2016.
In the 2014/15 season Yusif Eyvazov performed Turiddu in Cavalleria rusticana at the Teatro Filarmonico for the Verona Opera Festival and Radames in Aida with the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. Mr. Eyvazov sang Verdi’s Requiem at the Auditorium di Milano with the LaVerdi Symphony Orchestra and also a recital at the Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona alongside Anna Netrebko, conducted by Massimo Zanetti.
Yusif Eyvazov’s other recent performances include Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana with the Symphony Orchestra LaVerdi in Milan, Radamès in Aida for Opera Fiesole, Cavaradossi in Tosca at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, the title role of Verdi’s Otello for the Ravenna Music Festival, Manon Lescaut (Des Grieux) alongside Anna Netrebko at the Teatro dell’ Opera in Rome under the baton of Riccardo Muti, and Canio in I Pagliacci at Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Italy under the baton of Paolo Carignani.
He lives in Vienna with his wife Anna Netrebko and her son Tiago.