On July 29, Ildar joins a cast that includes Tatiana Serjan as Lady Macbeth and Sergei Skorokhodov as Macduff to reprise his acclaimed portrayal of the general Banco who haunts the ill-fated King Macbeth in Giuseppe Verdi’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s play. Valery Gergiev leads the concert performance at the Mariinsky Theatre, which is being held as part of the institution’s 22nd annual Stars of the White Nights Festival. Find tickets and more information here.
Ildar Abdrazakov Appears in Concert Performance of Macbeth at Mariinsky
Concert Performance at Verbier Festival Streamed Live on Medici.tv
Ildar brings his acclaimed portrayal of the tormented king Filippo II to Switzerland’s Verbier Festival on July 27 to take part in a concert performance of acts III and IV of Don Carlo, Giuseppe Verdi’s epic tale of political intrigue and battling allegiances. Sharing a bill with Puccini’s one act opera Il Tabarro, Ildar sings alongside Vittorio Grigolo in the title role, Lianna Haroutounian as Elisabeth of Valois, Daniela Barcellona as Princess Eboli, Lucio Gallo as Rodrigo, and Mikhail Petrenko as the Grand Inquisitor, accompanied by the Verbier Festival Orchestra and the Collegiate Chorale under the direction of conductor Daniel Harding. The performance will be streamed live online by Medici.tv — tune in here to watch live for free.
Ildar Abdrazakov Appears in Mariinsky Production of Don Carlo at Festspielhaus Baden-Baden
On July 3, Ildar Abdrazakov sings the role of Filippo II in the Mariinsky Theatre’s staging of Verdi’s epic Don Carlo at Festspielhaus Baden-Baden under the baton of Valery Gergiev. The Corriere Della Serra described his last performance in the role at the Teatro Regio di Torino as the “real standout of the opera…whose large and smooth voice takes nothing away from the torment of the king torn between his duty and his private feelings.”
More information about the performance, which will also feature Yonghoon Lee as the eponymous title character, Victoria Yastrebova as Elisabetta de Valois, Vladzislav Sulimski as Rodrigo, and the Mariinsky Orchestra and Choir is available here.
Just Announced: Ildar Abdrazakov to Headline Munich Open Air Concert With Netrebko, Kaufmann, Hvorostovsky and Zhidkova
Ildar Abdrazakov will perform an evening of arias, duets, and opera scenes by Verdi, Puccini, Tchaikovsky, and more alongside superstars Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Elena Zhidkova outdoors at Munich’s Königsplatz on June 27, 2015. Tickets to the one-night-only event, which is presented by DEAG Classics, can be purchased here.