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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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  • 06.04.2019 - Ildar Abdrazakov: Verdi in Russia and the US

  • Ildar Abdrazakov's upcoming performances start in Moscow on May 23, where he sings a concert with Aida Garifulina, followed by two Verdi performances at the Mariinsky Theatre, Attila on May 27, and Macbeth on May 31.

    Afterwards, on June 21, 23, 25, Riccardo Muti leads a concert performance of Verdi’s Aida, featuring Mr. Abdrazakov as Ramfis, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.

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