Hammarby Makvala Filimonovna( Georgian singer)
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Makvala Filimonovna Hammarby (p. 13. III. 1942, Kutaisi) - Georgian singer (lyrical-dramatic soprano, performs as the party high mezzo-soprano). People's Artist of USSR (1986), laureate of State Prize of Russia (1998) and Georgia (1983). Outstanding singer of our time, the largest representative of the domestic vocal school.
. In 1966 she graduated from the Tbilisi Conservatory in the class of Vera Davydova, in the same year she made her debut at the Bolshoi Theater of the USSR in the party Prilepa ( "The Queen of Spades" by Tchaikovsky)
. Winner of the All-Union and international vocal competitions (Tbilisi, 1964, Sofia, 1968, Montreal, 1973). The first success came in 1968 after the execution of the Party Countess Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro "by Mozart), which clearly revealed stage talent singer.
. Since 1967 - soloist of the Bolshoi Theater, which performed on stage more than 30 leading political parties, the best of which are rightly considered as Tatiana, Lisa, Yolanda ( "Eugene Onegin, The Queen of Spades, Iolanta P
. I. Tchaikovsky), Natasha Rostov and Pauline ( "War and Peace" and "The Player" On. S. Prokofiev), Desdemona and Amelia ( "Othello" and "Un Ballo in Maschera" J. Verdi), Tosca ( "Tosca" J. Puccini - State. Prize), Santuzza (rusticana P. Mascagni), Adriana (Adriana Lecouvreur Cilea) and others.
Hammarby - the first performer at the Bolshoi Theater parties Tamar ( "The Abduction of the Moon" On. Taktakishvili, 1977 - world premiere), Vojislav (Mlada "H. A. Rimsky-Korsakov, 1988), John ( "The Maid of Orleans" P. I. Tchaikovsky, 1990). Participant of numerous touring opera troupe (Paris, 1969, Milan, 1973, 1989, New York, 1975, 1991, St. Petersburg, Kiev, 1976, Edinburgh, 1991, etc.).
. Foreign debut in 1979 at the Metropolitan Opera (the party Tatiana)
. In 1983 she sang the part of Elizabeth ( "Don Carlos" J. Verdi) at the Savonlinna Festival, and later sang in the same party Eboli. In 1984 she made her debut at Covent Garden as Donna Anna (Don Giovanni "in. A. Mozart), shot to fame Mozart singer, sang there in "La Clemenza di Tito" (Party Vitelli). A lot of Aida (Aida J. Verdi) debuted at the Bavarian State Opera (Munich, 1984), at the Arena di Verona (1985), the Vienna State Opera (1986). In 1996 she sang the party Hrizotemidy ( "Elektra" P. Strauss) in the Canadian Opera Company (Toronto). Collaborates with the Mariinsky Theater (Ortrud in "Lohengrin" by Wagner, 1997; Herodias in "Salome" P. Strauss, 1998). Among recent speeches - Amneris ( "Aida" J. Verdi), Turandot (Turandot J. Puccini), Marina Mnishek ( "Boris Godunov" M. P. Mussorgsky).
Hammarby has concerts in Russia and abroad, speaking, in addition to the opera, in the chamber (romances P. I. Tchaikovsky, P. V. Rachmaninoff, M. de Fali, Russian and Western sacred music) and cantata-oratorio (Small solemn mass J. Rossini, Requiem J. Verdi's War Requiem B. Britten, 14-Symphony D. D. Shostakovich and others) genres.
Since 2002 - Management creative teams Opera Bolshoi Theater of Russia. Participates as a jury member in several international vocal competitions (they. N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov, E. Obraztsova, etc.).
Among the entries are allocated party Polina (conductor A. Lazarev), Fevroniya ( "Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia H. A. Rimsky-Korsakov, conductor E. Svetlanov), Francesca (Francesca da Rimini "C. V. Rachmaninoff, conductor M. Ermler).