French/Ukranian baritone Igor Gnidii’s current and recent engagements include his debut at Oper Leipzig as Valentin Faust; Demetrius A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Metropole; Capellio in a new production of I Capuleti e i Montecchi for the Bergen National Opera; Germont La Traviata for Opéra de Toulon and Tonio in a new production of Pagliacci for the Teatro Nacional de São Carlos.
Igor’s operatic engagements have included Schaunard La Bohème for the Opéra National de Paris, Conte Almaviva Le nozze di Figaro for Oper Graz, Schaunard La Bohème in Angers, Nantes and Marseilles, Robert Iolanta, Haly L’italiana in Algeri and The Father The Nose for Opera National de Lorraine, Le Philosophe Chérubin by Massenet in Montpelier, Cid La fancuilla del West for Opéra de Monte-Carlo, The Father the Nose for the Théâtre du Chatelet, Ping Turandot and the Forest Ranger Rusalka for the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Moralès Carmen for Dutch National Opera and Ford Falstaff for the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon.
In 2005 he joined the Atelier Lyrique of the Opéra National de Paris, making his debut as Le Marquis d’Obigny La Traviata, further roles as a member of the programme included Fiorello Il barbiere di Siviglia, Pantaloon L’Amour des trois oranges, Fléville Andrea Chénier, Donald Billy Budd, Marullo Rigoletto and Bello La Fanciulla del West.
Igor Gnidii has collaborated with conductors such as Marc Albrecht, Alain Altinoglu, Sylvain Cambreling, Francesco Ivan Ciampa, James Conlon, Lawrence Foster, Eivind Gullberg Jensen, Jakub Hrusa, Michael Jurowski, Daniel Oren, Carlo Rizzi, Sébastien Rouland, Pinchas Steinberg, Jeffrey Tate, Juraj Valcuha.
Igor graduated from the National Academy of Music in Odessa (Ukraine) and the Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia in Madrid where he studied with Tom Krause and Manuel Cid.
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