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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:

  • 30.12.2018 - Ildar Abdrazakov: Leporello at the Metropolitan Opera

  • Ildar Abdrazakov stars as Leporello in Mozart's Don Giovanni at the Metropolitan Opera from January 30 until February 20. Luca Pisaroni sings opera’s most notorious seducer in Mozart’s masterpiece of dark comedy. Cornelius Meister makes his Met debut conducting performances that also include Rachel Willis-Sørensen as Donna Anna and Federica Lombardi as Donna Elvira.

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