ORDAN YILDIZ was born in Turkey. He studied at the Mersin Conservatory, where he graduated in 2002. As of 2000 he sang at the Staatsoper Mersin. He was finalist and winner of several competitions, among them the Siemens Voice Competition in Istanbul and the Belvedere competition, the Leyla Gencer competition, the Francisco Vinas or the Operalia competition. As of 2010 he sang at the Theater Braunschweig as ensemble member and performed essential parts, for example as Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Conte d’Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), in the title role of Don Giovanni, Ping (Turandot), Belcore (L’elisir d’amore), Klingsor (Parsifal), Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Enrico in Donizetti´s Lucia di Lammermoor, Giorgio Germont in La traviata, Nick Shadow in The Rake’s Progress, Jeletski in Pique Dame, Ford (Falstaff). He guested at the Hamburgische Staatsoper, at the opera in Bremen, at the Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile, at the Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse and at the Grachtenfestival Amsterdam. As of the season 2016/2017, he will be ensemble member of the Wiener Staatsoper.