Bass Zafer Erdaş graduated from the Mimar Sinan University State Conservatory of Istanbul in 1995. He started his professional operatic career in the State Opera and Ballet of Ankara, Turkey the same year as a chorus member. He appeared as a soloist in the Izmir State Opera and Ballet from 1996 through 2000. From 2000 on, he has been a regular soloist of the Istanbul State Opera and Ballet.
So far, he has studied singing with a variety of eminent teachers including Mrs. Atıfet Usmanbaş of Turkey, Mr.Roman Verlinsky of Poland, Mr.Constantine Lisovsky of Russia, Mr.Vasil Vasiliev of Bulgaria, Mr.Lucinio Montefusco of Italy respectively. Besides,h e also attended a series of perfection courses on a repertoir comprising of works of Rossini-Bellini-Donizetti and Verdi under the supervision of the worldwide renowned Turkish Diva Leyla Gencer of Teatro alla Scala. Then he continued his studies with another fabulous opera singer and State Artist, bass Ayhan Baran.
He is also the member of a unique ensemble with two other colleagues as “3Basses” who are steadily performing both in Turkey and abroad since 2008 with geat success to critical acclaim from public and critics as well due to their high artistic calibre and for being the only 3 Basses ensemble in the world of opera.