Tea Demurishvili



Tea Demurishvili

Tea Demurishvili After graduation from the Tbilisi State Conservatoire Academic Singing faculty under Olimp Khelashvili, Tea Demurishvili refined her vocal technique with Sergio Segalini and Mario Melani at Accademia di Arte Lirica e Vocale di Osimo and in Accademia Teatro alla Scala she studied under Magda Olivero. In the Sala Verdi, Milan, she participated in the concerts together with the famous musicians: Fabio Armeliato, Pietro Cappuccilli and Carlo Maria Giulini. One of the concerts was dedicated to Enrico Caruso. In 2001 Tea Demurishvili sang the part of Azucena in Giuseppe Verdi’s Il Trovatore at the Verdi International Festival.

The mezzo-soprano has an impressive artistic biography. She has performed at the most famous opera houses and concert halls in Italy, Switzerland, South Africa, Spain, Argentina, Mexico and France. Tea Demurishvili’s repertoire includes mezzo-soprano’s leading roles in such operas as Verdi’s Aida, Rigoletto, La Forca del Destino, Il Trovatore, Georges Bizet’s Carmen, Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Vincenzo Bellini’s Norma, Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Pietro Mascagni’s Parisina, Camille Saint-Saens’ Samson and Dalila, Jules Massenet’s Werther, N. Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko, Sergei Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky, Modest Mussorgsky’s The Marriage, etc. Tea Demurishvili is known also for her wide concert repertoire. She recorded a lot of operas on CDs.

Tea Demurishvili has participated in different international festivals, such as Wexford Festival (Ireland), Montpelier Radio France Festival (France), Stresa Festival (Italy), Verdi International Festival (Italy), Paris St. Denis Festival (France), etc. Tea Demurishvili collaborates with the famous conductors: Jean-Claude Casadesus, Gianandrea Noseda, Danielle Callegari, Riccardo Frizza, Isaak Karabtchevsky; singers: Maria Gulegina, Eva Marton, Denia Mazzola, Marcelo Alvarez, Alberto Cupido, Salvatore Lisitra, Giuseppe Sabbatini, Lado Ataneli, Ildar Abdrazakov, Paata Burchuladze, Rene Pape and others.