Paata Burchuladze

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Born in Tbilisi, he received his vocal education in his hometown under Olimpi Khelashvili. He was selected for finishing studies under Giulietta Simionato and Edoardo Mueller at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan. After debut, he embarked on a 35-year-long musical career during which he made appearances at leading opera houses around the world. In 1981, he emerged as the winner of the Voci Verdiane international vocal competition in Busseto, going on to win the gold medal and first prize at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow the following year. In 1985, he triumphed again at the International Luciano Pavarotti Competition. He proceeded to cause a major sensation at London’s Royal Opera House, where he made his debut with Ramfis/AIDA, alongside Katia Ricciarelli and Luciano Pavarotti, conducted by Zubin Mehta.

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“I have no doubt Paata Burchuladze will remain in the history of opera as one of the most outstanding performers of all times”.

Lucciano Pavarotti

ONE OF THE VIDEOS

Verdi

AIDA - Introduction

One of the most important performances (La Scala, 1986)

Starring: MARIA CHIARA – LUCIANO PAVAROTTI – PAATA BURCHULADZE – GHENA DIMITROVA – NICOLAI GHIAUROV – JUAN PONS

News

40 years in opera!

On 29 May the Mikhailovsky Theatre staged a gala concert to mark the fortieth anniversary of Paata Burchuladze’s debut as an artist. International opera stars congratulated this outstanding singer, who is currently combining his vocal career with his duties as Artistic Director of the Mikhailovsky Opera.

40 years in opera!

On 29 May the Mikhailovsky Theatre staged a gala concert to mark the fortieth anniversary of Paata Burchuladze’s debut as an artist. International opera stars congratulated this outstanding singer, who is currently combining his vocal career with his duties as Artistic Director of the Mikhailovsky Opera.

SOME OF THE

Roles

Boris Godunov

M.P. Mussorgsky

Boris Godunov

Don Carlos

G. Verdi

Rey Felipe

Attila

G. Verdi

Attila

The Tsar's Bride

N. Rimsky-Korsakov

V. S. Sobakin

Khovanchina

M.P. Mussorgsky

Dosifei