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George Gagnidze

Soloist, Baritone
Georgian baritone, he studied singing at the Tbilisi State Conservatoire. He made his debut as Renato (Un ballo in maschera, National Theatre,Τbilisi). He received awards in international voice competitions such as the First Competition for Music Actors (1996), International Festival Bravo (1998), Leyla Gencer Competition (2000), Elena Obraztsova Competition of Young Opera Singers (2001). His repertory includes Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor), Alfio (Cavalleria rusticana), Tonio (Pagliacci), Scarpia (Tosca), Renato (Un ballo in maschera), Posa (Don Carlos), Germont (La traviata), Count di Luna (Il trovatore), Nabucco, Macbeth. He participated in gala concerts with internationally acclaimed artists and worked under famous conductors in theatres throughout the world. His recent successes include new productions at the MΕΤ (New York), Opéra National de Paris, Los Angeles Opera, Teatro alla Scala (Milan), Teatro Real (Madrid), Arena di Verona, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Vienna State Opera, Gran Teatre de Liceu, Barcelona. // Last update: July 2014