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Lucky Red presents collaboration between legendary Spanish director Carlos Saura and the Oscar Winner Italian cinematographer Vittorio Storaro. A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his Don Giovanni opera.

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In high demand by major theaters of the world for her extraordinary vocal and stage skills. Born in Tbilisi (Georgia), received Master degree at the V. Sarajishvili State Conservatoire (Proff. G. Kariauli). Having been awarded Special Prize of Teatro alla Scala at H.G. Belvedere competition she was admitted in the Academy of Teatro alla Scala without an entrance exam. She is a winner of prestigious international voice competitions including the P. Domingo’s Operalia, the Concourse International de Chant de la Ville de Toulouse, the F. Viñas Competition of Barcelona, the H.G. Belvedere International Competition in Vienna, the E. Obraztsova International Vocal Competition in Saint-Petersburg and the Georgian Musicians National and Youth Competitions.

 

In 2002, still a student of Conservatory, Ketevan Kemoklidze made her debut as Maddalena in Rigolettotitle role in Amadigi and Emilia in Otello, distinguished by fine singing and promising quality. Subsequently appears successfully at many of the world's major opera houses including: as a charming Rosina at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, Teatro Regio di Parma, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Opéra de Nice, Opéra National in Montpellier, Deutshe Oper am Rhein, Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Opéra Municipal de Marseille and at Washington National Opera where was invited by Maestro Domingo after winning his competition. Also thanks to his invitation she made her notable role and house debut as Cenerentola at the Los Angeles Opera. In 2015-2016 Ketevan made her important and acclaimed debuts: one as Princess Eboli in Don Carlo at Auditorio de El Escorial and at Tbilisi Opera and as well as Elisabetta in Maria Stuarda at Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera. a In 2014 she made her outstanding debut as Carmen at Tokyo New National Theatre, later sang same role at Mariinsky Theatre and at Deutsche Oper Rhein. In the same year she made her successful Scandinavian debut as Isolier in "Le comte Ory" at Malmö Opera. She returned to Tokyo and to Washington as Preziosilla in La forza del destino. In 2010 she made her successful Royal Opera House debut as Stephano in Romeo et Juliette. The Special Prize of Gran Teatre del Liceu won at the Belvedere Competition is followed, in 2006, by her appreciated debut in Otello and then in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, in Faust and in Linda di Chamounix and in Rigoletto at the same stage. She made her acclaimed debut as Adalgisa opposite legendary Mariela Devia at Teatro Real Madrid where she has already performed in Le nozze di Figaro and in L'arbore di Diana. Spanish and French press praised as an unforgettable her debut as Giovanna Seymour in Anna Bolena at Teatro de la Maestranza and at Opéra Grand Avignon. Ketevan Kemoklidze is a frequent and welcome guest at Italian theaters: At Teatro alla Scala she performed in different titles as Cosi fan tutte, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Ascanio in Alba, Salome, Manon, A Midsummer’s Night Dream and Rigoletto. She sang Maddalena also on tour in Japan with Teatro alla scala and at Sanxay Festival in France. She sang Stephano in Romeo et Juliette at Arena di Verona and at Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Olga in Eugeni Onegin at Teatro San Carlo in Naples. She appeared at Spoleto Festival in La morte de Cleopatre of Berlioz. She was invited by Maestro Pizzi as Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte and as Siebel in Faust at Sferisterio Festival in Macerate. With Pierotto in Linda di Chamounix  she made her successful debut at Teatro dell´Opera di Roma. She stared in Cosi fan tutte at Teatro delle Muse in Ancona, in Faust and in Thais at Teatro Reggio Torino under the baton of Maestro Gianandrea Noseda. Guest appearance at Oper Graz as Fenena in Nabucco and as Princess Clarice in Love for the three oranges. She conquested with her breathtaking Cherubino public of Teatro Municipal de Santiago and Opera de Monte Carlo. She performed Innes in Maria Padilla at Irish most famous Festival in Wexford. She made her Greek debut as a Giulio Cesare at Megaron in Thessaloniki.

 

From her prestigious concert activities are important: Ivan the Terrible and Alexander Nevsky on tour with St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra under baton of Yuri Temirkanov at Donastia San-Sebastian Music Festival, at Annecy Classic Festival, at Sagra Musicale Malatestiana, at International Music Festival “MITO”. She appeared in Alexander Nevsky  also at Palau de la Musica in Valencia.

She made her successful Sevilian debut in Berlioz´s La morte de Cleopatre with ROSS undert the baton of John Axelroad.

By invitation of Meastro Claudio Scimone Ketevan sang in Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater in Basilica di San Marco in Venice, Handel’s Messiah and Vivaldi's Magnificant  at inauguration of Veneto International Festival with "I Solisti Veneti".

She also sang Il Dolore di Maria Virgine with "I Virtuosi delle Muse" at Teatro Campos in Bilbao, Mozart’s Requiem at Teatro Reggio in Turin, Mahler's Kindertotenlieder and Rückert Lieder at Menhir Music Festival and with Georgian Philharmonic Orchestra in Tbilisi, Stravinsky’s Pulcinella at Teatro alla Scala and at 43rd International Festival of A. B. Michelangelo in Brescia.

Ketevan gave the recitals at Theatre du Capitole in Toulouse, Wexford Festival, Hohenems Palast, Neuburg Kongregationssaal and Tbilisi Grand Hall. 

She appeared in the different concerts at Teatro alla Scala, at the Theatre of Basel, at Oper Leipzig, at Tbilisi State Opera, at the International Music Festival “MITO”, at the International Music Festival “Settimane Musicali di Stresa”, at the Al Bustan Festival, at the Mozartfest 2006 in Mannheim, in the concert “Placido Domingo and his Georgian friends” in Batumi and etc.

She often takes part in charity concerts AIDS-Gala at Deutsche Oper Berlin and Deutsche Oper am Rein, Theater Bonn and Autism Awareness Supporting Gala at Tbilisi Opera and etc.

In Georgia, with her participation was the first time performed Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s Christmas Oratory and Berlioz´s La morte de Cleopatre. She successfully sang Beethoven’s IX Symphony, Mozart’s Requiem and Messa-Brevis at International Festival “Autumn Tbilisi”.

 

Kemoklidze made her outstanding film debut as Adriana Ferrarese (Donna Elvira) in famous Spanish film director Carlos Saura’s film Io Don Giovanni, having won a special prize at various International Film Festivals.

 

Her discography includes Il barbiere di Siviglia, Romeo et Juliette, Faust, Aids-Gala Berlin, Thais, Otello, A Midsummer's night dream and Salome.

 

During 2000-2005 she received scholarship of President of Georgia.

 

In 2005 she received Master’s Degree in International Economic Relation.