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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:

  • 23.02.2017 - Ildar Abdrazakov stars in ‘Don Carlo’ at the Royal Opera

  • After his phenomenal success as Prince Igor, Ildar Abdrazakov returns to the Royal Opera House in a star–studded cast as Filippo II in Verdi’s 'Don Carlo'. Bertrand de Billy conducts the stellar cast including Bryan Hymel and Krassimira Stoyanova in Nicholas Hytner’s acclaimed production of Verdi’s opera on love, ambition, and intrigue in 16th century Spain. Performances take place on May 12, 15, 19, 22, 29 & 29.

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