Hibla Gerzmava’s debut on the stage of the Bolshoi theater in Don Carlo

Хибла Герзмава дебютирует на сцене Большого театра в "Доне Карлосе"

The stars of world Opera, Ildar Abdrazakov, Hibla Gerzmava, Ekaterina Gubanova will debut on 7 and 10 December in the Opera of Giuseppe Verdi “don Carlos” at the Bolshoi theatre, the conductor — Keri-Lynn Wilson, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Bolshoi theater.

The Bolshoi theatre can boast of a rich history of productions of Verdi’s “don Carlos”. For the first time this work by the great Italian composer was performed in 1876 by the Italian troupe. Next time “don Carlos” appeared on the stage of the Bolshoi at the initiative of Fyodor Chaliapin in February 1917, and then took the only play in which Chaliapin sang the part of King. The third production was in 1963, in its creation was attended by Director Joseph Tumanov and artist Vadim Ryndin.

In honor of the 200th birthday of Verdi’s Opera “don Carlos” at the Bolshoi was staged by famous British Director, a recognized expert on Shakespeare Adrian noble. The premiere took place on 17 December 2013.

In this setting, exactly three years 7 and 10 December on the Historical stage of the Bolshoi theatre will be a world Opera stars: Abdrazakov in the role of King, Gerzmava — Elizabeth of Valois and Ekaterina Gubanova — Princess Eboli. The role of Rodrigo, had to perform Dmitri Hvorostovsky, but he was forced to abandon the debut participation in two productions of “don Carlos” for health reasons. It will replace Igor golovatenco.