Tamar Nugis


Tamar Nugis started his vocal studies in Tartu Heino Eller Music School under the guidance of Vivian Kallaste. He continued his studies in the class of Taavi Tampuu in Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre and graduated with a Master’s degree in 2016. In the spring of 2016, Tamar Nugis also studied in the Sibelius Academy, under the guidance of Annika Ollinkari. He has participated in German Lied masterclasses of Prof. Eva Märtson’s and Alexander Schmalcz and also in the masterclasses of Asta Krikščiūnaitė, Margarita Gruzdeva, Jenny Anvelt, Natalja Bogaleva, Peter Konwitschny, Stephan Jöris and others. Since 2020, Tamar is a soloist with the Estonian National Opera.

In 2013, Tamar Nugis won the 2nd National Singers Competition dedicated to Vello Jürna. He also received a prize in the category of “Best Song”. In 2022, he received the Tiit Kuusik Award and the Estonian National Culture Foundation Scholarship. 

Count Almaviva (Mozart’s “Le nozze di Figaro”, Sibelius Academy)
Belcore (Donizetti “L’elisir d’amore”, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Opera Studio in the Estonian National Opera) 
Malatesta (Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale”)
Ben (Menotti “Telephone”, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Opera Studio)
Sacristan (Puccini’s “Tosca”)
Danilo (Lehár’s “The Merry Widow”)
Papageno (Mozart’s “The Magic Flute”)
Inspector (Kaumann/Keller’s “The Three Jolly Fellows”)
Jupiter (Offenbach’s “Orpheus in the Underworld”)

Vanemuine Theatre:
Count Zedlau (Strauss’ “Wiener Blut)
Javert (Schönberg’s “Les Miserables”) 
Juhan (Lill’s “Into the Fire”)
Salieri (Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Mozart and Salieri”)
Ärni (Aints’ “The Imp”)
Moritadimüüja (Tubin “The Parson of Reigi”)
Don Giovanni (Mozart’s “Don Giovanni”)

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9
Beethoven’s “Cantata auf den Tod des Kaiser Joseph des Zweiten”
Beethoven’s “Cantata auf die Erhebung Leopold des Zweiten zur Kaiserwürde”
Rossini’s “Stabat Mater”
Fauré’s  “Requiem”
Puccini’s “Messa di Gloria”
Purcell’s “Ode to St. Cecilia”
Zeisl’s “Requiem Ebraico”
Saint-Saëns’s “Oratorio de Noël”
Charpentier’s “Te Deum”
Schubert’s “Missa in Es”  
Tobias-Duesberg’s “Requiem”