Nana Dzidziguri  Mezzo-soprano
 
  BIOGRAPHY  

 

‚'“... enthralled with strong mezzo tone full of deep power and brilliantly rising middle register, a ‘world voice’ “
wrote the Braunschweiger Zeitung after the opening of the 2017/18 season on Nana Dzidziguri’s debut as EBOLI in Verdi's ‘Don Carlo’ at the Braunschweig State Theater, where she also can be heard this season as GERTRUD in Humperdinck's “Hänsel und Gretel”, the FIRST MAID in Strauss’ “Elektra” or MASCHA in Shostakovich “Moscow, Cheryomushki”. Before, , the talented mezzo-soprano was a ensemble member of the Tbilisi State Opera for 3 years. Here she sang major roles such as CARMEN, AMNERIS in “Aida”, as well as roles in the Georgian national operas “Abesalom and Eteri” (as NAANA) and “Daisi” (as NANO) by composer Sakaria Paliaschwili.

Nana ( a niece of Paata Burchuladze) grew up in Georgia and studied opera singing at the State Conservatory V. Sarajishvili in Tbilisi. During her studies, she made her debut at the Batumi State Opera as CARMEN and FENENA in “Nabucco”. While still studying she already worked at the opera studio of the Tbilisi Music Academy, where she performed important roles of her repertoire such as MADDALENA in “Rigoletto”, OLGA in “Eugene Onegin”, MARZELLINE in “Le nozze di Figaro”, THIRD LADY in the “Magic Flute” and LYUBASHA in Rimsky-Korsakov's “Zsar's bride”.

Nana Dzidziguri attended master classes with Montserrat Caballé in Zaragoza, Mirella Freni and Enzo Dara in Modena, and in Tbilisi with Badri Maisuradze and Paata Burchuladze.

In 2016 she won the first prize at the ‘Voci Verdiani’ International Singing Competition in Busseto and she is winner of the Premio Roma. She was also a finalist in the Montserrat Caballé Singing Competition and the International Singing Competition of the Accademia del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino at the Opera di Firenze.

2018/19 Nana Dzidziguri will perform Bizet’s CARMEN for the first time in Germany at the Burgplatz Open Air in Braunschweig. She sings CARMEN and FEDERICA in Verdi’s “Luisa Miller” at the Opera House Wuppertal. Her debut as ULRICA in “Un ballo in maschera” she will make at the Theatre Neustrelitz and she sings Dvorak’s STBAT MATER with the Neubrandenburg Philharmonic Orchestra.

 

 
 
 
KRITIKEN
 
Staatstheater Braunschweig – Don Carlo – EBOLI
Nana Dzidziguri enthralled with strong mezzo tone full of deep power and brilliantly rising middle register, a ‘world voice’.
Braunschweiger Zeitung
Nana Dzidziguri is a beguiling Eboli, sings the Moorish song with secure coloraturas and grants her final appearance a dramatic intensity.
Online Merker
…also Nana Dzidziguri very beguiling!
NMZ
www.limelightmagazine.com
Staatstheater Braunschweig – Hänsel und Gretel – GERTRUD
The beautiful depths of her mezzo voice make Nana Dzidziguri’s interpretation of the Mother emotionally touching.
Braunschweiger Zeitung
Nana Dzidziguri as the Mother could be her sister. Her mezzo voice impresses with its serenity and its youthful vigour. .
Online Musik Magazineg
 
 
INTERVIEWS - PORTRAITS
Nana Dzidziguri - Carmen - Staatstheater Braunschweig