In 2012 he became the laureate of the Lado Ataneli International Vocal Competition (Tbilisi).
BiographyBorn in Batumi (Georgia), Goderdzi studied piano and trumpet at the music school and choral conducting at the Batumi Z. Paliashvili Music College
In 2003-10, he joined the Adjarian Song and Dance State Company.
In 2007-10, he was a soloist with the Batumi Opera Studio, where sang Doctor Grenvil in Verdi`s La Traviata and Tsangala in Paliashvili`s Daisi.
In 2010-15 — a soloist with the State Academic Ensemble Rustavi of Georgian Folk Song and Dance.
In 2015-16, Goderdzi Janelidze joined the Bolshoi Theatre Young Artists Program.
Since 2017, he has been soloist with the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company.
RepertoireAt the Bolshoi Theatre:
The Third Actor, The Third Robber (Banevich`s The Story of Kai and Gerda)
Mill-hand, Policeman, Officer (Shostakovich`s Katerina Izmailova)
Laura's Guest, A Monk (Dargomyzhsky`s The Stone Guest)
Carlotto (Donizetti`s Don Pasquale)
Colline (Puccini`s La Boheme)
Doctor Grenvil (Verdi`s La Traviata)
A Monk (Verdi`s Don Carlo)
Innkeeper (Puccini`s Manon Lescaut)
Brander (Berlioz`s La Damnation de Faust)
Repertoire also includes:
Tsangala (Paliashvili`s Daisi)
Don Basilio (Rossini`s Il barbiere di Siviglia)
Sarastro (Mozart`s Die Zauberflöte)
Zuniga (Bizet`s Carmen)
Sparafucile (Verdi`s Rigoletto)
Banco (Verdi`s Macbeth)
Creonte (Cherubini`s Médée)
Grandfather Frost (Rimsky-Korsakov`s The Snow Maiden)
Konchak (Borodin`s Prince Igor)
Bass solo in Rossini`s Stabat Mater
ToursIn 2016, Goderdzi Janelidze performed Banco (Verdi`s Macbeth) at the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus (Minsk) within the framework of the Minsk International Christmas Opera Forum.
He participated in Rossini`s Stabat Mater and Cherubini`s Médée (Creonte) at the Al Bustan International Festival of Music & Performing Arts (Beirut, Lebanon).