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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.

Latest News:

  • 15.10.2018 - Ildar Abdrazakov: Attila at Teatro alla Scala

  • After singing a concert with the Orchestre Metropolitain in Montréal October 28 and a recital with pianist Mzia Bachtouridze at Teatro alla Scala November 5, Ildar Abdrazakov remains in Milan to star as the title role in Verdi's Attila from December 7 until January 5.

    The rest of the cast features Saioa Hernandez as Odabella, Simone Piazzola as Ezio, Fabio Sartori as Foresto, Francesco Pittari as Uldino and Gianluca Buratto as Leone. Riccardo Chailly conducts.

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