Turkish tenor Murat Karahan is a 2003 graduate of Bilkent University: Department of Music and Performing Arts. That same year he gained admission to the Ankara State Opera and Ballet. He then also began his master’s degree program at Bilkent University, Institution of Music and Performing Arts.
In 2005, he traveled to Rome at the invitation of Italian Conductor Marco Berdondini, who served as guest conductor of the Ankara Opera. He successfully completed his Master’s degree in 2005, and was then admitted into the doctorate program. In 2005 he became a soloist at the Ankara State Opera and Ballet.
In 2009-2010, Mr. Murat Karahan took master classes from Renata Scotto, Anna Vandi and Cesare Scarton at the Academia di Santa Cecilia, where he also studied with Professor Bruno Cagli. In 2010 he received his Doctorate in Musical Arts.