Ketevan Kemoklidze stars in “Carmen” with ORTVE

Ketevan Kemoklidze © Giorgi Tsaava

The famous Georgian mezzo-soprano Ketevan Kemoklidze returns to Madrid with her acclaimed role of Carmen, in Bizet's opera, the following days 20 Y 21 May at the Monumental Theater, Next to the Orchestra and Choir RTVE, directed by Pablo Gonzalez; will be in the version semi-staged signed by Angel Ojea, which will close the ORTVE subscription season, and it will be broadcast on Radio Clásica and on TVE's “The concerts of La 2”..

Internationally recognized for her extraordinary vocal and performance skills, Ketevan Kemoklidze will make her debut with ORTVE as the well-known Sevillian cigar maker, which he has already performed with great success at the Semperoper in Dresden, Teatro Massimo Palermo, the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, the Baths of Caracalla-Teatro dell'Opera of Rome, el New National Theatre de Tokio, la Deutsche Oper am Rhein de Dusseldorf, the Verdi Theater in Trieste, the Quebec Opera, the Festival Soirées Lyriques de Sanxay or the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville. further, recorded the film from Carmen for the Bergen National Opera (Norway). For the mezzo-soprano born in Tbilisi: “Carmen is a role that offers many possibilities to those who interpret it, and every time i play it, I discover new things. It's not always such a strong woman, but it also has its moments of weakness, and therefore I think it is important to try to convey all aspects of the character of this character, vocally, musical and dramatic.

Winner of numerous international competitions such as Operalia, the Tenor Viñas Competition in Barcelona or the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition in Vienna, among others, Ketevan Kemoklidze is one of the most sought-after mezzo-sopranos on the international music scene, and her interpretations of Spanish women's characters such as Rosina (The Barber of Seville), Carmen or Eboli (Don Carlo) have received unanimous applause from the specialized critics. His upcoming commitments include Don Carlo en los International May Festival de Wiesbaden, Carmen at the Teatro Regio in Turin and at the Opéra de Toulon, as well as two new appointments in Madrid next season.

Ketevan Kemoklidze © Giorgi Tsaava