Николоз Лагвилава

Biography

Born in Tbilisi, Georgia, Nikoloz Lagvilava graduated from the Vocal Department of the Tbilisi State Conservatoire and mastered his skills at the 5 Internationale Opernwerkstatt Schloss Laubach, Germany, and the prestigious Accademia del Teatro alla Scala.

He was awarded the 2001 European Foundation for Culture Prize, the 2002-2004 Presidential Award, and the 1st Prize at the 2003 Georgian Singers’ First Contest.

Since 2003 Nikoloz Lagvilava is soloist of the ensemble of Tbilisi National Opera.
His operatic repertoire comprises Renato in Un ballo in maschera, Nabucco, Giorgio Germont in La traviata, Amonasro in Aida, Iago in Otello, Don Carlo di Vargas in La forza del destino, Dr Malatesta in Don Pasquale, Guglielmo in Puccini’s Le villi, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, Baron Scarpia in Tosca, Don Giovanni, Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte, Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Aleko, and Escamillo in Carmen among the others.

Recent engagements include his participation in the Classical Georgia concert at Astana Opera Theatre in Kazakhstan and Shavleg Shilakadze’s oratorio Galobani sinanulisani with the Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra.

In 2015 he took part in the Bolshoi Theatre production of Carmen, singing the role of Escamillo.
General sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Credit Suisse bank
General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is investment group Absolute
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is GUM