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13.04.2022

Tosca – Napoli 2022

“a convincing George Gagnidze as Scarpia”

“…the more than convincing interpretation of Georgian baritone George Gagnidze, with a dark-hued timbre and a voice always soaring across the orchestra.”

Dario Ascoli, Il Corriere del Mezzogiorno 

 

“Remarkable vocal means, imposing stage presence…”

Sandro Compagnone, La Repubblica 

 

“Gagnidze interprets a Scarpia successfully present in the Act I finale, (…) disciplined and with a pleasant legato.”

Stefano Valanzuolo, Il Mattino 

 

“George Gagnidze, Scarpia, is very convincing, very noble in his phrasing, far from any vulgarity that “tradition” has imposed over the years. His voice runs secure over a flawless ligne du chant and his acting is self-restrained, albeit within in its mandatory imperiousness.”

Teresa Mori, Roma 

 

“…the Georgian baritone, with his powerful and limpid voice, perfectly manages to keep a balance between the slimy vulgarity of the “bigot satyr” and the icy determination of the chief of the papal police.”

Fabio Larovere, Connessi all’Opera  

Review

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01.05.2024

George Gagnidze a Macbeth of “round, harmonically rich vocality” in Bologna

“With Verdi, the Georgian baritone gets along fully: Rigoletto, Nabucco, Miller, Simone are also among his signature roles. He takes on the multifaceted figure of the usurping monarch with a round, harmonically rich vocality, naturally wide-ranged and generous -- at times even almost overflowing -- but well controlled…” Gilberto Mion, Teatro about George Gagnidze's portrayal of Macbeth at the Teatro Comunale of Bologna, April 2024.

Interview

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12.04.2024

Interview with GBOpera

George Gagnidze was interviewed by GBOpera. Among the many topics he spoke with Giorgio Bagnoli are his return to Italy, his debut at the Teatro Comunale of Bologna, and the role he is singing there, Verdi's Macbeth.

Review

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28.02.2024

George Gagnidze “delivers a magnificent Scarpia” in Las Palmas

George Gagnidze just brought his celebrated portrayal of Scarpia in Tosca to the Las Palmas Opera in Gran Canaria. Here below you will find a couple of reviews:

Review

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20.01.2024

“George Gagnidze excelled” as Nabucco in Live in HD from the MET

Reviews are out for the Live in HD performance of Nabucco from the Metropolitan Opera starring George Gagnidze in the title role:

Interview

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06.01.2024

Cover interview with Sinfónica

George Gagnidze is on the cover of the January issue of the Uruguayan magazine Sinfónica. In the interview, he speaks about his career, the current run of Nabucco at the Metropolitan Opera and much more.