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Ildar Abdrazakov is the Bey in charge at the Metropolitan Opera, October 4 – 29


In the first of two productions that feature the Bashkirian bass this season, the Metropolitan Opera welcomes Ildar Abdrazakov back to its stage for a revival of L’italiana in Algeri. As Mustafà in Rossini’s giddy comedy, Ildar stars in Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s production. He previously gave one performance of the role in New York in 2004 under the baton of James Levine, who… Read More

Autumn performances with the Metropolitan Opera


Ildar Abdrazakov launches his 2016-17 season with two performances with the Metropolitan Opera in masterworks by Rossini and Mozart. The Bashkirian bass begins with a revisit of the role of Mustafà in the former’s L’italiana in Algeri, conducted by James Levine. In the pasha role, Ildar stars opposite Elizabeth DeShong in the title role, Ying Fang as Elvira, René Barbera as Lindoro,… Read More

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  • October 4, 7, 12, 15, 20, 22, 26, 29, 2016

    Rossini: L’Italiana in Algeri


    Metropolitan Opera
    New York, USAMustafàTickets
  • November 1, 4, 10, 2016

    Mozart: Don Giovanni


    Metropolitan Opera
    New York, USADon GiovanniTickets
  • January 15, 19, 22, 2017

    Verdi: Don Carlo


    Bayerische Staatsoper
    Munich, GermanyFilippo IITickets
  • February 7, 10, 13, 17, 20, 23, 26, 2017

    Borodin: Prince Igor


    Dutch National Opera
    Amsterdam, NetherlandsPrince IgorTickets
  • May 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29, 2017

    Verdi: Don Carlo


    Royal Opera House
    London, UKFilippo IITickets
  • June 13, 16, 19, 22, 25, 28; July 2, 4, 7, 10, 13, 16, 2017

    Bizet: Carmen


    Opéra National de Paris
    Paris, FranceEscamilloTickets
  • July 27, 30, 2017

    Offenbach: Les contes d’Hoffmann


    Bayerische Staatsoper
    Munich, GermanyFour VillainsTickets

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