RETURNAnita Rachvelishvili

Anita Rachvelishvili

Soloist, Mezzo-soprano
Georgian mezzo-soprano, οne of the most acclaimed opera singers of our time, she studied piano and singing at her homeland. She received a scholarship from the President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, and in 2007 she won the Paata Burchuladze Prize. While still a student at the conservatory, she debuted at the Tbilisi Opera as Maddalena in Rigoletto and as Olga in Eugene Onegin, subsequently joining the ensemble of the theatre in the fall of 2006. She came to international attention when she performed Carmen at La Scala, Milan (2009), opposite Jonas Kaufmann under Daniel Barenboim. She has sung numerous roles to great acclaim all over the world. Frequently also heard in concert, she has performed with many leading conductors including Riccardo Muti, Christian Thielemann, Antonio Pappano and Semyon Bychkov. This was her first Charlotte and the fourth time she performed in Greece with the GNO: in 2018 she sang to great acclaim the role of Carmen at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, in 2020 she gave a recital at the Roman Agora of Athens and in 2021 she participated at the Verdi Gala at the Panathenaic Stadium. // Last update of the biography: March 2023 - The list of the productions below is complete.