28 September 2023
01, 04, 07, 11, 14 October 2023
29 December 2023
02, 06, 10, 13, 18, 21, 26 January 2024
Metropolitan Opera New York
12 Feb 2023
‚ÄúSamson et Dalila‚ÄĚ at the Berlin Staatsoper
On February 12, 2022 George Gagnidze makes his role debut as Le Grand-Prêtre de Dagon in Samson et Dalila at the Staatsoper Unter Der Linden Berlin, with two additional performance on February 15 and 18, singing alongside Brian Jadge as Samson, Elīna Garanča as Dalila, and Grigory Shkarupa as Abimelech. Thomas Guggeis conducts and the production is by Damian Szifron.
George Gagnidze has already performed with the Staatsoper Berlin as Scarpia in Tosca and Amonasro in Aida, though those appearances took place at the Schillertheater during the company’s renovation works.
08 Jan 2023
"Tosca" at the Gran Teatre del Liceu
George Gagnidze is back at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, where he performs his signature role of Scarpia in six performances of Tosca from January 8 to 21. Giacomo Sagripanti and Henrik Nánási are conducting and the production is by Rafael R. Villalobos. He shares the stage with Maria Agresta, Monica Zanettin and Emily Magee in the title role, Michael Fabiano and Antonio Corianò as Cavaradossi.
George Gagnidze comes fresh from performing Scarpia at the Metropolitan Opera, where he has sung the role more than 40 times. His performance at the Gran Teatre del Liceu marks his 100th outing in the role of the evil chief of police.
02 Dec 2022
Amonasro in "Aida" at the Metropolitan Opera
On December 2, 6 and 10, 2022, George Gagnidze returns to the Metropolitan Opera as Amonasro in Aida. The legendary Sonja Frisell staging saw George making his role debut as Amonasro in 2012 and is being performed for the last time this season at the MET. Paolo Carignani conducts a cast which also includes Latonia Moore in the title role, Olesya Petrova as Amneris, Brian Jagde as Radamès, Christian Van Horn as Ramfis and Alexandros Stavrakakis as Il Re.
[Photo: Ken Howard / MetOpera]
19 Oct 2022
Scarpia in "Tosca" at the MET
George Gagnidze brings back his Scarpia in Tosca to the Metropolitan Opera. Following 11 performances as the villainous chief of police at the Met in the 2021/22 season, he stars in five shows of David McVicar's staging this season conducted by Carlo Rizzi, with Aleksandra Kurzak in the title role and Michael Fabiano / Roberto Alagna as Cavaradossi. The October 27 show will be the 1000th Met performance of Tosca and George will be on stage for the 40th time as Scarpia at this opera house alone on October 31.
08 Oct 2022
George Gagnidze makes Dallas Opera debut as Rigoletto
On October 8, 2022, George Gagnidze will make his house debut at the Dallas Opera in one of his signature roles. The Georgian star baritone will appear in the title role of Verdi's Rigoletto, a character he has sung at theatres and festivals such as the Teatro alla Scala, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Aix-en-Provence, Wiener Festwochen and the NHK Hall of Tokyo. At the Metropolitan Opera, he has sung the role 25 times in two different stagings and has celebrated his 100th performance as Verdi's tragic jester in 2019. More information about the run in Dallas: https://secure.dallasopera.org/57231
22 Jul 2022
"La traviata" at Teatro San Carlo
George Gagnidze returns to the Teatro San Carlo to replace a colleague as Germont in La traviata on July 22 and 24. The performances are lead by Francesco Ivan Ciampa. In Ferzan Özpetek's staging, Pretty Yende / Claudia Pavone appear in the title role and Francesco Demuro as Alfredo. George Gagnidze has sung Germont in Napoli only last year, in a semi-staging due to the pandemic. He has performed the role at such stages as the Teatro alla Scala, Paris Opera, Arena di Verona, Gran Teatre del Liceu and the Deutsche Oper Berlin. At the Teatro San Carlo, he has also sung Scarpia in Tosca this April and in 2020 as well as Alfio in Cavalleria rusticana in summer 2019.
06 Jul 2022
George Gagnidze returns to Teatro Real Madrid as Nabucco
On July 6, 9, 12, 15 and 19, 2022, George Gagnidze will perform the title role of Nabucco at the Teatro Real of Madrid. The staging is by Andreas Homoki and Nicola Luisotti will conduct. The July 15 performance will be video streamed world wide. George Gagnidze has previously sung Nabucco at prestigious stages such as the Chorégies d'Orange, Arena di Verona, Wiener Staatsoper, Deutsche Oper Berlin and the Staatsoper Hamburg. He returns the Teatro Real following his 2010 house debut as Simon Boccanegra and subsequent appearances in Tosca and Aida.
21 May 2022
Amonasro in "Aida" at LA Opera
On May 21 and 29, June 2, 4, 9 and 12, George Gagnidze will return to the Los Angeles Opera as Amonasro in Francesca Zambello's production of Aida which he premiered in 2016 in San Francisco. James Conlon will conduct, while the other roles will be sung by Latonia Moore, Melody Moore, Russell Thomas, Morris Robinson, Alaysha Fox, Peixin Chen and Anthony Ciaramitaro. George Gagnidze returns to Los Angeles after acclaimed performances in the title role of Rigoletto and as Tonio in Pagliacci. He is one of today's most requested Amonasros, having sung the role numerous times at the Metropolitan Opera, Paris Opera, Staatsoper Berlin, Teatro Real Madrid or the Teatro alla Scala, where he performed it in two different stagings.