Kakhaber Tetvadze

Kakhaber Tetvadze

Kakhaber Tetvadze Kakhaber Tetvadze graduated from the Tbilisi Shota Rustaveli State University of Theatre and Film in 1994. In 2002 he took a Master’s Degree at the Tbilisi State Conservatoire Solo Academic Singing faculty (Prof. G. Bejuashvili’s class). In 2001 Kakhaber Tetvadze made his debut at the Tbilisi Z. Paliashvili State Opera and Ballet Theatre as Bazilio in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia. His collaboration with the Tbilisi State Opera and Ballet Theatre lasted until 2005. Kakhaber Tetvadze participated in different International opera festivals. Among them should be mentioned the 45th Gut-Immling International Opera Festival (Germany, 2002), Novosibirsk Opera Theatre Festival (Russia) and Batumi State Opera Theatre Festival (Georgia). In 2005 Kakhaber Tetvadze became a finalist of the International Competition Le Voci Verdiane in Busseto, Italy.

In 2006-2009 Tetvadze was a soloist of Ulm Opera Theater (Germany), where he participated in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Farello) and in Prokofiev’s Love to Three Oranges (cook); in Verdi’s Rigoletto (Monterone), in Mozart’s Bastien and Bastienne (Kolas), in Carl Maria von Weber’s Der Freischütz (Samuel and Hermit), in Verdi’s Macbeth (Banco), in Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin (Prince Gremin) and in Carl Zeller’s Der Vogelhändler (Schneck).

Since 2009 he has been a soloist of the Z. Paliashvili Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theatre. That year Tetvadze debuted in Verdi’s Attila (Attila), Nabucco (Zaccaria), Aida (Ramfis) and in Mozart’s Don Giovanni (Commendatore).

In 2011 Kakhaber Tetvadze made his debut at the Kharkov Concert Hall (Ukraine) in the title role in Modest Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov. In 2013 he participated in the Gala Concert at the Tbilisi Conservatoire and sang Sparafucile in Verdi's Rigoletto at the festival Saaremaa Opera Days (Estonia) together with the Tbilisi Opera troupe.

Kakhaber Tetvadze’s repertoire includes Konchak, Galitski in Alexandr Borodin’s Prince Igor; Bass part in Verdi’s Requiem; Phillip II and the Great Inquisitor in Don Carlos; Count Walter in Luisa Miller; Banco in Macbeth.

Kakhaber Tetvadze had participated in opera productions with such famous singers as: Badri Maisuradze, Valeriano Gamgebeli, Mzia Nioradze, Gia Oniani and such conductors as Gogi Tchichinadze, Zaza Azmaiparashvili, Gianluca Marciano and Revaz Takidze.