Irakli Atanelishvili made his debut in Mussorgsky‘s Boris Godunov at Concertgebouw Amsterdam, accompanied by the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest under the baton of Pablo Heras-Casado in September 2018. The same year he also made his debut as Sarastro in a new production of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte at Theater Trier.
Since the 2019/20 season, the Georgian bass has been a member of Landestheater Detmold, where his repertoire includes Bartolo in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro and Gremin in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, Il re in Verdi’s Aida. During the 2022/23 season, he will perform in Handel’s Serse, Mozart’s Don Giovanni, and Shostakowich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsenks and Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin.
In Munich, Irakli Atanelishvili has performed the title role in Paisiello’s Der eingebildete Sokrates and Immigration Officer in Doves’ Flight, both in 2017. In 2016, he sang Nettuno in Ulisse (an adaption of Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria) and Hans Lohmeier in Jost’s Die Arabische Nacht. At Munich’s Prinzregententheater, he took part in “Happy Birthday, Lenny” a musical programme to mark the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein in 2018, accompanied by Münchner Rundfunkorchester.
Irakli Atanelishvili has performed with orchestras including Accademia di Monaco, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Orchester des Staatstheaters am Gärtnerplatz and Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, worked with directors such as Rosamund Gilmore, Georg Heckel, Heinz Lukas-Kindermann, Balázs Kovalik, Joan Anton Rechi, Karen Stone, and Sascha Theis. He has sung under the baton of conductors including Pablo Heras-Casado, Wayne Marshall and Ulf Schirmer.
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