22, 26 September 2017
04, 07, 12 October 2017
UK debut in Khovanshchina at the BBC Proms
On August 6, 2017 George Gagnidze will make his UK debut, singing Shaklovity in Mussorgsky's Khovanshchina at the BBC Proms. The one-off performance at the Royal Albert Hall will feature the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Tiffin Boys’ Choir, the BBC Singers and the Slovak Philharmonic Choir conducted by Semyon Bychkov.
New production of Nabucco in Verona
George Gagnidze will open the 2017 season of the Arena di Verona in the title role of Arnaud Bernard's new production of Verdi's Nabucco conducted by Maestro Daniel Oren. The rest of the cast includes Walter Fraccaro, Stanislav Trofimov, Tatiana Melnychenko and Carmen Topciu. The premiere is on June 23 with repeat performances on June 29 and July 7.
Cover interview with Opera Now
George Gagnidze is the cover star of Opera Now's June issue! In the interview with the British magazine he talks about his upcoming summer festival appearances - a new production of Nabucco at the Arena di Verona and his UK debut at the BBC Proms - , the roles that have defined his career and much more.
One-off performance of "Tosca" at the Deutsche Oper Berlin
On May 28, 2017, George Gagnidze, who has just ended a highly acclaimed run of four performances as Carlo Gérard in Andrea Chénier at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, will appear in the same theater for one performance as Scarpia in Tosca conducted by Ivan Repusic. Alongside him, Maria José Siri will sing the title role and Alexandrs Antonenko that of Mario Cavaradossi.
George Gagnidze to take part in the benefit gala for the Deutsche AIDS-Stiftung in Bonn
On May 20, 2017 George Gagnidze will be one of the stars appearing in the benefit gala concert of the Deutsche Aids-Stiftung in Bonn. There will be a live audio stream at 7pm on the following link: https://aids-stiftung.de/infos-%C3%BCber-die-stiftung/veranstaltungen/operngala-bonn/gala-2017
"Andrea Chénier" in Berlin
"Gagnidze was compelling ... his big, rich voice flowed throughout the house" (The San Francisco Examiner), "a powerhouse Gérard; singing with unflagging energy" (The Mercury News), "memorably powerful" (The Bay Area Reporter) - these are just a few of the many rave reviews for George Gagnidze's role debut as Carlo Gérard in Andrea Chénier at the San Francisco Opera last September. Now he will bring the same role in four performances to the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Don't miss it! More information and the exact dates: http://bit.ly/2pBKywE
Gala concert with Barbara Frittoli and Constantine Orbelian
On April 28, 2017 George Gagnidze will take part in an operatic gala concert with soprano Barbara Frittoli and conductor Constantine On April 28, 2017 George Gagnidze will take part in an operatic gala concert with soprano Barbara Frittoli and conductor Constantine Orbelian who will lead the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia. The concert will take place within the First International Yerevan Opera Festival at the National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet.
Amonasro in "Aida" at the Metropolitan Opera
In March and April 2017 George Gagnidze will return to the Metropolitan Opera New York as Amonasro in Sonja Frisell's production of Aida conducted by Daniele Rustioni. Krassimira Stoyanova / Latonia Moore (Aida), Violeta Urmana (Amneris), Jorge de León / Riccardo Massi (Radamès), James Morris (Ramfis) and Soloman Howard / Morris Robinson (Il Re) will sing the other roles. George Gagnidze returns to the role of Amonasro after having sung two runs of Aida at the Met in the 2012/13 and the 2014/15 season.