Shavleg Armasi studied in his hometown of Tbilisi, Georgia, and in Graz. He has been an ensemble member of the Hannover State Opera since 2006, singing roles such as Osmin, Figaro, Leporello, Mephisto in the “Faust” operas by Gounod and Boito, Philipp (“Don Carlos”), Gremin (“Eugene Onegin”), and Padre Guardino (“La forza del destino”, in 2016). He has guested in Basel, Lisbon, Hamburg, Essen, Lübeck and Innsbruck, amongst others. He previously appeared in Wiesbaden as Bartolo (“Il barbiere di Siviglia”), Boris Godunov and Hagen and Fasolt in the "Ring" Cycle. In the current season, he returns to Wiesbaden as Leporello, Sarastro ("Die Zauberflöte") and Hagen.