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Ildar Abdrazakov

Ildar Abdrazakov has established himself as one of opera’s most sought-after basses. Since making his La Scala debut in 2001 at 25, the Russian singer has become a mainstay at leading houses worldwide, including New York’s Metropolitan Opera, the Vienna State Opera, and Munich’s Bavarian State Opera. His powerful yet refined voice coupled with his compelling stage presence have prompted critics to hail him as a “sensational bass…who has just about everything – imposing sound, beautiful legato, oodles of finesse” (The Independent). Also an active concert artist, he has performed at London’s BBC Proms and at New York’s Carnegie Hall, as well as with leading international orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony and Vienna Philharmonic.

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  • 10.11.2016 - Ildar Abdrazakov as Don Giovanni Live from the Metropolitan Opera

  • November 10’s performance of Don Giovanni, headlined by Ildar Abdrazakov, will be broadcast on the Metropolitan Opera’s website and Sirius XM channel beginning at 7:25 p.m., local time.

    The performance sees Ildar’s return to the role of the lascivious Don, opposite Malin Byström as Donna Anna, Amanda Majeski as Donna Elvira, and Nadine Sierra as Zerlina. Rounding out the cast are Matthew Rose as Leporello, Paul Appleby as Don Ottavio, Adam Plachetka as Masetto, and Kwangchul Youn as the Commendatore. Fabio Luisi conducts.

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