Tamaz Saginadze



Tamaz Saginadze

Tamaz Saginadze Tamaz Saginadze mastered his vocal technique at the Tbilisi V. Sarajishvili State Conservatoire, under professors: Lamara Chkonia, Nodar Andghuladze and Teimuraz Gugushvili. In 1995 he debuted in the Tbilisi Z. Paliashvili State Opera and Ballet Theatre as Tandaruch (Zakaria Paliashvili’s Abesalom and Eteri) under the baton of Maestro Djansugh Kakhineze. Since then Tamas Saginadze has been a soloist of the Tbilisi Opera Theatre and Conservatoire Opera Studio where he performed Don Ottavio (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni); Kote and Siko (Victor Dolidze’s Keto and Kote); Rinuccio (Giacomo Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi); Spoletta (Puccini’s Tosca), Malkhaz and Tito (Paliashvili’s Daisi); Almaviva (Gioachino Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia); Alfredo, Gaston (Giuseppe Verdi’s La traviata); Uldino, (Verdi’s Attila); Ruis (Verdi’s Il Trovatore); Abdallo (Verdi’s Nabucco); Bardolfo (Verdi’s Falstaff); Noshrevan (Otar Taktakishvili’s The First Love); Ernesto (Gaetano Donizetti’s Don Pasquale); Peppe (Ruggero Leoncavallo’s Il Pagliacci). His Repertoire also includes Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cantatas; Georg Freidrich Haendel’s oratorio Messiah; Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle; Gogi Chlaidze’s Vocal Cycle O love! O mighty love! and songs by Jumber Jandieri, Vazha Durglishvili, Tina Birkadze, etc.
Tamaz Saginadze toured with the Tbilisi Opera in Sweden, Israel, and Estonia. He collaborated with Paata Burchuladze, Michèle Crider, Gunter von Kannen, Badri Maisuradze, Lado Ataneli, Zurab Sotkilava. He worked under conductors: Djansugh Kakhidze, Odyssey Dimitriadi, Didim Mirtskhulava, Zakaria Khurodze, Revaz Takidze, Tamaz Japaridze, Vakhtang Matchavariani, etc.

As a member of Tbilisi Opera ensemble Suliko Tamaz Saginadze regularly performs Georgian folk music and classic repertoire both in Georgia and abroad.