zurab zurabishvili*

tenor

* VAR - various projects only

Zurab Zurabishvili  is a leading Georgian spinto-dramatic tenor with vast repertory in the most demanding tenor roles.

Zurab Zurabishvili sings with huge success in many theaters and festivals all around Europe as the Greek National Opera Athen, Opera Vlaanderen Antwerpen, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Theater Bonn, Theater Chemnitz, Royal Opera House Copenhagen, Theater Dortmund, Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf, Aalto-Musiktheater Essen, Opera Graz, Staatsoper Hannover, Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck, Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, Opera Krakow, National Theater Mannheim, Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz München, National Theater Taipei, Tbilisi Opera, Israeli Opera Tel Aviv, Teatro Regio Turin, Deutschen Nationaltheater Weimar, Staatstheater Wiesbaden, National Theater Zagreb, Opernhaus Zürich.

 

In seasons 2010-2013 he was engaged at Aalto Musiktheater Essen. In 2006/07 he was a member of Staatstheater Darmstadt and from 2003-2006 a soloist of the State Theater Augsburg. 

 

Education and awards

Mr.Zurabishvili started studing Opera singing at the Tbilisi Conservatory with Prof. Ana Chikhradze.

In 1994 he transfered to the Mozarteum Salzburg to continue his studies with Prof. Martha Sharp.

In 2002he obtained a diploma in Master Of Arts with excellence.

 

He attended master classes with Bernd Weikl and Sherrill Milnes in Salzburg, Laurenne Nubar in Nizza, Paata Burchuladze in Salzburg and private study with Riccardo Lombardi.

Private study with Hanna Ludwig, professor emeritus at the University Mozarteum Salzburg.

 

Zurab Zurabishvili is a two-time winner of the 11. „Ferruccio Tagliavini“ International Voice Competition (2005) and 2003 Winner of the Austrian Prize Honor.

repertoire

E. d' Albert Die Schwarze Orchidee Percy
V. Bellini Norma Pollione
G. Bizet Carmen Don Josè
A. Boito Mefistofele Faust
F. Cilèa Adriana Lecouvreur Maurizio
G. Donizetti Maria Stuarda Leicester
U. Giordano Andrea Chénier Andrea Chénier
P. Glass Orphèe Heurtebise
J.F. Halévy La Juive Eléazar
Jenő Hubay Anna Karenina Graf Wronski
R. Leoncavallo Pagliacci Canio
W.A. Mozart Don Giovanni Don Ottavio
  Idomeneo Idomeneo
J. Offenbach Les Contes d’Hoffmann Hoffmann
Sergei Prokofjew The Gambler Alexej Iwanowitsch
G. Puccini La Boheme Rodolfo
  Madama Butterfly Pinkerton
  Manon Lescaut Des Grieux
  Tosca Cavaradossi
  Turandot Calaf
S. Rachmaninoff Francesca da Rimini Paolo
Nikolai Rimski-Korsakow Sadko Sadko
R. Strauss Salome Narraboth
P. Tschaikowski Eugen Onegin Lenski
  Pique Dame Hermann
G. Verdi Aida Radames
  Don Carlo (It) Don Carlo
  Don Carlos (Fr) Don Carlos
  I Lombardi Oronte
  I Masnadieri Carlo
  Il Trovatore Manrico
  La forza del destino Don Alvaro
  La Traviata Alfredo
  Luisa Miller Rodolfo
  Macbeth Macduff
  Nabucco Ismaele
  Otello Otello
  Rigoletto Duca
  Un ballo in maschera Riccardo
R. Wagner Der Fliegende Holländer Erik
  Parsifal Parsifal
M. Weinberg Der Idiot Fürst Myschkin
OPERETTA
J. Strauß Zigeunerbaron Barinkay
ORATORIO
L. van Beethoven 9. Sinfonie in d-Moll op. 125  
C. Gounod Messe solennelle de Sainte Cécile  
J. Haydn Nelson Messe  
W.A. Mozart Davidde penitente  
  Große C-Moll Messe  
  Konzertarie “Per pietà, non ricercate”  
  Krönungsmesse  
  Missa brevis G-Dur KV140  
  Missa in C, Orgelsolo Messe KV259  
  Missa Solemnis in C KV337  
  Requiem  
  Spatzenmesse  
Stefan Nobis Unendlich einsam  
G. Puccini Messa di Gloria  
G.A. Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle  
F.P. Schubert Messe in G  
G. Verdi Messa da Requiem  
A.LL. Webber Requiem


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