Badri Maisuradze

Badri Maisuradze

| Sakartvelo (Georgia)

Born on in Tbilisi, Georgia, Badri Maisuradze started to study acting and stage management at the Tbilisi Theatre Institute. He played in the productions of the Tbilisi Film Actors Theatre and appeared in several films. In a student production, in which he had a singing part, he was noticed by a famous Georgian singer and teacher. In 1989, Badri Maisuradze graduated from the Tbilisi V. Sarajishvili State Conservatory. From 1989 to 1993, Badri Maisuradze was a soloist of the Tbilisi Z. Paliashvili Opera and Ballet State Theatre in Georgia. In 1994, he joined the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow as a soloist. In 1994, Badri Maisuradze won the Francisco Viñas International Singing Competition in Spain and the Jussi Björling Tenor Competition in Sweden. He is a Cavalier of the International Order of Friendship. Throughout his successful career as an opera singer, Badri Maisuradze has performed 58 roles for the world’s best opera houses and festivals. He has collaborated with famous conductors, including Z. Mehta, M. Rostropovich, D. Oren, S. Ozawa, N. Santi, A. Guadagno, M. Viotti, M. Barbaccini, C. Rizzi, R. Bradshaw, M. Arena, G. Navarro, G. Rinkevićus and etc.. Badri Maisuradze has worked with internationally renowned directors, such as F. Zeffirelli, H. D. Ana, R. Wilson, C. Alden, C. Bieito, and S. Renán. Badri Maisuradze often work as a jury member for prestigious International Competitions for singers, including Voci Verdiane in Busseto, Vincenzo Bellini Belcanto Competition in Paris, Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Singers Competition in Moscow, Giovanni Martinelli – Aureliano Pertile International Opera Competition in Montagnana (Jury Chairman). He is a Founder and Jury Chairman of the OPERA CROWN, Tbilisi International Voice Competition. Since November 2016, Badri Maisuradze has been Artistic Director and Managing Director of the Tbilisi Z. Paliashvili Opera and Ballet State Theatre.

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