Ketevan Chuntishvili will be a member of Staatsoper Hannover from the 2023/24 season. She made her company debut in 2022, singing Susanna in two performances of Le nozze die Figaro, returned in 2023 as Musetta in Puccini’s La bohème and Powaricha in Rimski-Korsakov’s Tsar Santane. The Georgian soprano made her professional debut at Stadttheater Klagenfurt in 2020 singing Fifth Maid in a new production of Strauss’ Elektra. Since 2021, she has been a member of the ensemble at Staatstheater Cottbus, where her repertoire includes Micaela in Bizet’s Carmen, Pamina in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Susanna in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro and Roksana in Szymanowski’s Król Roger.
In 2019, Ketevan Chuntishvili performed Gretel in Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel at the Oper auf dem Lande near Hanover. At Hanover Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien, the soprano performed Echo in Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos (2019) and Bird Seller in Martinů’s Juliette (2020). At Hamburger Sprechwerk, she was acclaimed as Bubikopf in Ullmann’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis in 2019. Ketevan Chuntishvili has worked with directors such as Barbora Horáková, Cesare Lievi and Tomo Sugao.
A dedicated recitalist, the soprano was a scholarship holder of Thomas Hampson’s Lied Academy in 2020 and 2021 at the Heidelberg Spring International Music Festival and Pierre Boulez-Saal in Berlin. In 2021, she performed at Munich’s Hidalgo Festival.
Ketevan Chuntishvili has performed under the baton of conductors including Nicholas Carter, Giulio Cilona, Alexander Merzyn and Yannis Pouspourikas and appeared with orchestras such as Georgisches Kammerorchester Ingolstadt, Kärntner Sinfonieorchester, Philharmonisches Orchester Erfurt and Staatsorchester Hannover. Bach’s B Minor Mass, Dvořák’s Stabat Mater, Haydn’s Die Jahreszeiten and Stabat Mater, Mahler’s Sinfonie N° 2, Mendelssohn’s Paulus as well as Mozart’s Requiem.
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