Gocha Datusani-Jighauri



Gocha Datusani-Jighauri

Gocha Datusani-Jighauri In 1995-1999, Gocha Datusani-Jighauri studied at the Tbilisi State Conservatoire academic singing faculty under Professor Nodar Andghuladze and Prof. T. Mushkudiani. He also attended Paata Burchuladze’s, Badri Maisuradze’s, Wolfgang Brendel’s, Ludwig Baumann’s master-classes.

Since 1998 he has been a soloist of the Tbilisi State Opera and Ballet Theatre. In 1999-2000 the singer worked at the Batumi Opera Theatre. Since 2002 he has been a soloist of the Tbilisi State Conservatoire Opera Studio and regularly takes part in their productions. It’s important to mention Gocha Datusani-Jighauri’s performances at the International Music Festival Autumn Tbilisi; Gut Immling Opera Festival (Germany); Rishon LeZion Spring Festival (Israel); Fyodor Shalyapin The 26th International Opera Festival (Kazan, Russia); Batumi First International Festival (Georgia). On the opera stage the singer has been a partner of such famous singers as: Paata Burchuladze, Makvala Kasrashvili, Zurab Sotkilava, Alexandre Khomeriki, Valeriano Gamgebeli, Lado Ataneli, Gia Gagnidze, Nino Machaidze, Gia Oniani, Michèle Crider and Dolora Zajick. He worked under the conductors: Djansugh and Vakhtang Kakhidze, Zaza Azmaipharashvili, Gogi Tchichinadze, Revaz Takidze, Shuya Okatsu and Gianluca Marchiano.
Gocha Datusani-Jighauri’s repertoire includes parts from the following operas: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni (Leporello, Il Commendatore, Masetto), Le nozze di Figaro (Dr. Bartolo), Cosi fan tutte (Guglielmo), Die Zauberflöte (Sarastro); Gaetano Donizetti’s L'elisir d'amore (Dr Dulcamara), Lucia di Lammermoor (Raimondo), Don Pasquale (Don Pasquale); Gioachino Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia (Basilio), Charles Gounod’s Faust (Méphistophélès), Arigo Boito’s Mefistofele (Mefistofele), Otto Nicolai’s Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Falstaff), Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida (The King of Egypt, Ramfis), Don Carlos (Monk), Nabucco (Zaccaria), Ernani (Don Ruy Gomez de Silva), Attila (Attila), Macbeth (Banco), Luisa Miller (Count Walter), Rigoletto (Sparafuchile), Un ballo in maschera (Tom, Silvano), Il trovatore (Fernando), Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (Bonza), Gianni Schicchi (Betto di Signa, Simone), Vincenzo Belliini’s Norma (Oroveso), Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin (Prince Gremin), Iolanta (René, King of Provence), Zakaria Paliashvili’s Abesalom and Eteri (King Abio), Daisi (Tsangala), Victor Dolidze’s Keto and Kote (Makar), etc.