Goderdzi Janelidze


Born in Batumi (Georgia), Goderdzi studied piano and trumpet at the music school and choral conducting at the Batumi Z. Paliashvili Music College (2000-04). In 2015, he completed his vocal studies at the Vano Saradjishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire (teacher Professor Eldar Getsadze). In Conservatoire he sang the roles of Sarastro in Mozart`s Die Zauberflöte, Sparafucile in Verdi`s Rigoletto and Don Basilio in Rossini`s Il barbiere di Siviglia. In 2014, he has attended master-classes given by Renato Bruson and Brigitte Fassbaender. 

In 2003-10, he joined the Adjarian Song and Dance State Company. 
In 2007-10, he was a soloist with the Batumi Opera Studio, where sang Doctor Grenvil in Verdi`s La Traviata and Tsangala in Paliashvili`s Daisi
In 2010-15 — a soloist with the State Academic Ensemble Rustavi of Georgian Folk Song and Dance. 

In 2015-16, Goderdzi Janelidze joined the Bolshoi Theatre Young Artists Program. 
Since 2017, he has been soloist with the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company. 


At the Bolshoi Theatre: 

The Third Actor, The Third Robber
 (Banevich`s The Story of Kai and Gerda
Mill-handPolicemanOfficer (Shostakovich`s Katerina Izmailova
Laura's GuestA Monk (Dargomyzhsky`s The Stone Guest
Carlotto (Donizetti`s Don Pasquale
Colline (Puccini`s La Boheme
Doctor Grenvil (Verdi`s La Traviata
A Monk (Verdi`s Don Carlo
Innkeeper (Puccini`s Manon Lescaut) 
Brander (Berlioz`s La Damnation de Faust

Repertoire also includes: 

 (Paliashvili`s Daisi
Don Basilio (Rossini`s Il barbiere di Siviglia
Sarastro (Mozart`s Die Zauberflöte
Zuniga (Bizet`s Carmen
Sparafucile (Verdi`s Rigoletto
Banco (Verdi`s Macbeth
Creonte (Cherubini`s Médée
Grandfather Frost (Rimsky-Korsakov`s The Snow Maiden
Konchak (Borodin`s Prince Igor
Bass solo in Rossini`s Stabat Mater


In 2016, Goderdzi Janelidze performed Banco (Verdi`s Macbeth) at the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus (Minsk) within the framework of the Minsk International Christmas Opera Forum. 
He participated in Rossini`s Stabat Mater and Cherubini`s Médée (Creonte) at the Al Bustan International Festival of Music & Performing Arts (Beirut, Lebanon). 
In July 2017, he debuted as Zaretsky and Captain in Eugene Onegin concert performance on the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company tour to Aix-en-Profence and Savonlinna Opera Festivals (conductor – Tugan Sokhiev)

Main Stage 1 Teatralnaya ploschad (1 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia
New Stage Bol'shaya Dmitrovka Street, 4/2, Moscow, Russia
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