George Andguladze

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George Andguladze was born in Tbilisi (Georgia) in 1984. He has performed in the most important opera stages, such as the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Kremlin in Moscow, State Opera House of Georgia and Philharmonic, Arena di Verona, Teatro Regio di Parma, and shared the stage with renowned conductors such as Vladimir Minin, Givi Azmaiparashvili, Rezo Takidze, Daniel Oren, Andrea Battistoni, Giampaolo Bisanti.

He completed his education attending masterclasses with Renato Bruson, Bonaldo Giaiotti and Badri Maisuradze.

His first debut took place while still being a student of the conservatory with the principal role of Buonafede in Il Mondo della Luna by F.J.Haydn at the Teatro Comunale di Ferrara in 2009, showing his voice qualities and talent as an actor. After that he sang in The Servant Mistress that was performed on the stages of Emilia Romagna an in the Bellagio Festival. After that he took part in the prestigious Festival Verdi 2011 as Ferrando of Il Trovatore, conducted by Michele Mariotti. This production was a turning point on his career. He returned in 2012 for the second consecutive year at the Festival Verdi this time in Rigoletto. He sang the role of Monterone, alongside Leo Nucci and Michele Pertusi, under the direction of Daniel Oren.

He participated in prestigious festivals such as: Festival Luglio Musicale Trapanese 2014 with Carmen in the role of Escamillo, the XIII Fondazione Pergolesi Spontini’s Festival of Jesi with the Messa da Requiem by Verdi, in the Mysterium Festival 2016 with Stabat Mater by Rossini under the baton of Gianluigi Gelmetti, his third participation in the Festival Verdi 2016 with the role of Massimiliano of I Masnadieri at Teatro Verdi di Busseto.

George Andguladze appears successfully at many of the world’s opera houses with outstanding performances including: L’Elisir d’Amore in the role of Dulcamara, the Petite Messe Solennelle by Rossini, the role of Escamillo in Carmen as a guest of honor at the Rostropovich Foundation in the city of Moscow, and later in Korea in Seoul in theNational Theater, Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, the role of Re of Aida at the Teatro Sociale of Rovigo and the Teatro Verdi in Pisa with the production of Franco Zeffirelli and the conductor Marco Boemi, the Requiem by Mozart at Rudolfinum Philharmonic Hall in Prague, Commendatore of Don Giovanni, the role of Filippo II in Don Carlo and Fiesco in Simon Boccanegra.

Recently he sang the role of Ramfis in Aida on the opening night of 165° opera season at the State Opera House of Georgia. He sang Messa di Requiem by Donizetti in the Mysterium Festival 2017 under the direction of Gianluigi Gelmetti, Massimiliano of I Masnadieri with the production of the Teatro Regio di Parma, acclaimed role at Festival Verdi 2016 for his musicality and belcantistic phrasing with a thorough verdi’s style. He recently debuted the role of Timur in Turandot on the opening night at 63° Festival Puccini Torre del Lago with the conductor Alberto Veronesi. He took part in the historic Aida as Il Re at Arena di Verona conducted by Andrea Battistoni and at Teatro Petruzzelli di Bari conducted by Giampaolo Bisanti.

He debuted with big success the role of Oroveso in Norma at the Teatro Municipale Giuseppe Verdi in Salerno with the conductor Daniel Oren, and the role of Zaccaria in Nabucco at Teatro Goldoni di Livorno. He has also made his house and role debut of Il Grande Inquisitore in Don Carlo at The Israeli Opera under the direction of Daniel Oren, after that he took part in the new production of Simon Boccanegra as Jacopo Fiesco at the Opéra de Lausanne. He made his house debut at the Teatro San Carlo di Napoli with the role of Sparafucile in Rigoletto and with the role of Timur in Turandot at Savonlinna Opera Festival. He came back to Salerno at Teatro Giuseppe Verdi to debut the role of Don Basilio in Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Daniel Oren. He started the 2019 singing Il Commendatore in Don Giovanni at Teatro Filarmonico in Verona. After that he sang the role of Sparafucile  at Teatro Colón di Buenos Aires and Fillippo II from Don Carlo at Tbilisi Opera and Ballet State Theatre. In June he sang Il Grande Inquisitore in Don Carlo at Grange Park Opera.

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