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 ("Die Entführung aus dem Serail"), Figaro ("Le nozze die Figaro"), Leporello ("Don Giovanni"), Mephisto in the “Faust” operas by Gounod and Boito, Philipp (“Don Carlos”), Gremin (“Eugene Onegin”), Padre Guardino (“La forza del destino”) and Daland ("Der fliegende Holländer"). He has guested in Basel, Lisbon, Hamburg, Essen, Lübeck and Innsbruck, amongst others. Previous roles in in Wiesbaden include Bartolo (“Il barbiere di Siviglia”), Boris Godunov, Hagen ("Götterdämmerung"), Fasolt ("Das Rheingold"), Sarastro ("Die Zauberflöte") and Leporello. This season, he returns to reprise the latter role in "Don Giovanni".