Lyric tenor Telman Guzhevsky finished postgraduate vocal studies at Trinity College of Music where he won the Ricordi Opera Studies Prize, and at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He studied with Sally Burgess from 2006 -2009, and then with Carlo Bergonzi in Italy.
Telman Guzhevsky sang Count Vronsky on the soundtrack for the film Anna Karenina by Joe Wright, which was nominated for Oscar and received the Ivor Novello Award in 2013.
Recent engagements have included Alfredo in La Traviata at both the Lyric Opera Dublin and Cheltenham Festival Belcanto Opera and the role of the Duke in Rigoletto at the Iford Arts Festival. Other roles include Squire in Thomas Arne’s Thomas and Sally at the Garrick Club under John Gibbons. Other operatic performances include Rodolfo La Bohème for British Youth Opera in Tuscany with the Southbank Sinfonia, Rodolfo (cover) at the Royal Albert Hall for Raymond Gubbay and Don Ottavio (cover) for British Youth OperaHe has also sung Rinuccio Gianni Schicchi for New Israeli Opera in 2007.
While still studying, Telman Guzhevsky played Bramble Our Man in Havana by Malcolm Williamson for Trinity College of Music and 2nd Witch Dido & Aeneas for the Guildhall, where he also sang Rodolfo La Bohème, Hoffman Tales of Hoffman and Don José Carmen in opera scenes.
Highlights of 2014 include a solo concert at the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in Sochi; the leading role in the new opera The Invader at Waterford and the Wexford Festival; and two solo engagements with the Latvian Opera Orchestra.
Recently Telman recorded 8 arias for a new Hollywood movie Amre, due in 2017, where he acted and sang for three great tenors of the past – Leonid Sobinov, Georges Thill and Giovanni Martinelli. He will soon be releasing a solo album recording with the RTV Symphonic Slovenia under Evan Christ.