Born in Baku, Azer Zada debuted his vocal career in 2009 as a soloist at the Azerbaijani State Opera. After moving to Italy, he enrolled in the Accademia d’Arte Lirica of Osimo, attending masterclasses with the late Magda Oliviero, Raina Kabaivanska, Renata Scotto and Renato Bruson.
In 2014, he was admitted to the prestigious Accademia Teatro alla Scala. As a student of Accademia, he was regularly engaged at Teatro alla Scala for roles in Turandot, Rigoletto, Aida, Don Carlo, La Traviata and I due Foscari under conductors as Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Chailly, Nello Santi and Myung-Whun Chung.
Since 2016, he has sung in many Italian theatres including Teatro La Fenice (Venice), Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Teatro Municipale di Reggio Emilia, Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Teatro Massimo Bellini, Teatro Verdi (Padova), Arena di Verona, as well as in Azerbaijan State Opera, Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku State Philharmonic Hall, the Great Hall of Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow Philharmonic Hall, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos (Lisbon), Arena di Verona, Ravenna Festival and Soirées Lyriques de Sanxay.
In 2019 he made his Bolshoi Theatre debut as Alfredo (La Traviata).
Prize-winner at the Voci Verdiane International Competition
Prize-winner at the Byulbyul International Competition of Vocalists
Prize-winner at the International Opera Singing Competition