On August 1, Ildar Abdrazakov headlines “In the Same Breath,” an open-air gala of Russian Stars of the World Opera Stage at Moscow’s VDNH. The event is presented as the centerpiece of the exhibition center’s “Inspiration” festival of the arts. Ildar joins colleagues and compatriots Olga Peretyatko, Elena Zaremba, and Dmitry Korchak alongside the Moscow City Symphony Orchestra and maestro Dmitri Jurowski.
Gala concert at VDNH August 1
In Napa Valley, Ildar joins Festival del Sole for Gala Concert
In concert with violin virtuoso Midori, the Russian bass joins conductor and frequent collaborator Constantine Orbelian alongside the Russian National Orchestra at the Lincoln Theater in Yountville, California.
Ildar offers arias from his debut solo album, Power Players, comprising selections from works by Mussorgsky, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Rubinstein, and Borodin.
Ildar Abdrazakov Embarks on Vocal Extravaganza Tour Across Europe
Uniting with colleagues Anna Netrebko, Ekaterina Gubanova, and Aleksandrs Antonenko on July 1, Ildar Abdrazakov commences a concert tour to five cities across Austria, France, Russia, and the Czech Republic. Boasting a program of arias, duos, trios and quartets from Italian and Russian operas, the “Vocal Extravaganza” series is conducted by Marco Armiliato and produced by U-Live.
After the opening night performance at the Vienna Konzerthaus, Ildar and company appear in a gala performance at the luxurious Château de Versailles on July 4, followed by visits to the Great Hall of Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Conservatory on July 7 and Prague’s Smetana Hall on July 10. Orchestras participating in the tour are the ORF Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National d’Île-de-France, State Symphony Orchestra of Russia, and the Czech National Symphony Orchestra.
On July 1 and 4, tenor Yusif Eyvazov steps in to replace Aleksandrs Antonenko, who is ill.
Ildar Abdrazakov Returns to Munich’s Königsplatz to Headline All-Star Concert
In response to the success of last summer’s star-studded outdoor extravaganza at Munich’s Königsplatz, Ildar reunites with Anna Netrebko, Elena Zhidkova, Jonas Kaufmann, and Thomas Hampson at the city’s outdoor plaza and cultural hub on June 27 for an evening of arias, duets, and opera scenes by Verdi, Puccini, Tchaikovsky, and more. More information and tickets to the one-night-only event, which is presented by DEAG Classics, can be found here.
The performance will be available to watch online for free on Medici.tv starting at 10pm Central European Time. Click here to watch the livestream.