International Operatic Career
Maria Abajan established an impressive international operatic career of leading soprano roles on the opera and concert stages of mainly European and South American opera houses; such are: Berlin (Staatsoper and Deutsche Oper), Hamburg, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, Dortmund, Essen, Mannheim, Munich, Vienna, Graz, Prag, Brussels, Antwerp, Liege, Maastricht, Zurich, Basel, St. Gallen, Madrid, Bilbao, Oviedo, Las Palmas, Marseilles, Toulon, Toulouse, Montpellier, Nice, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Newcastle, Santiago de Chile, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Caracas, Los Angeles and Tel Aviv.
Mrs. Abajan’s very first role was Abigaile in Verdi’s Nabucco, to which followed Lisa in Tchaikovsky’s Pique Dame.
Maria was invited to participate in a gala concert telecast on the opening night of Verdi’s 100th year anniversary in Rio De Janeiro, Brasil. Some other telecasts of her performances were: “Abigaile, Nabucco, and Turandot in Mallorca and in Las Palmas”, Tosca in Bilbao, Gorgetta, Il Tabarro in Madrid, Spain, and Verdi’s requiem in Toulon, France.