Hibla Gerzmava (born January 6, 1970), is an Abkhazian-Russian operatic soprano who currently resides in Moscow.
==Education and career==
Gerzmava graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory in 1994, and completed its post-graduate course in 1996. Since 1995 she has been a soloist of the Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre.
Gerzmava has performed at the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées and Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, the Teatro Comunale di Firenze, the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, the National Opera and Ballet in Sofia and the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan.
In 2008 Gerzmava made her Covent Garden debut as Tatyana in ''Eugene Onegin''.〔(The Telegraph. Eugene Onegin: Electrifying emotions )〕 Her voice being described as clear and focused, yet also full of colour and with a reservoir of power that enables her to ride the biggest fortes like a surfer on a wave.〔(TimesOnline )〕
In the winter of 2009, Gerzmava performed for the first time the role of Lucia in the Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre.〔(The Moscow Times ... sparkling coloratura from Abkhazia, Hibla Gerzmava )〕
In September–October 2010, Gerzmava made her Metropolitan Opera debut in the parts of Stella and Antonia in Jacques Offenbach’s ''The Tales of Hoffmann'', and in November–December 2011 she went back there to sing Mimi in Franco Zeffirelli’s production of ''La bohème''.
Gerzmava made her triumphal debut on the stage of Palais Garnier at the Opéra National de Paris as Vitellia in Willy Decker’s production of Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito in September in October 2011. She also sang at the BBC Proms Opening Night in July 2011 in Janáček’s Glagolithic Mass conducted by Jiří Bělohlávek and took part in the Mariinsky Theatre’s tour to Japan in February 2011, performing the part of Liù in Puccini’s Turandot at the NHK Hall in Tokyo.
In the season of 2012-2013, Gerzmava appeared in ''Simon Boccanegra'' at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and in ''Turandot'' at Metropolitan Opera.
In October 2013 she performed the original version of Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass on the Opening Concert of the 118th Season of the Czech Philharmonic with its principal conductor Jiří Bělohlávek.
In 2014 Gerzmava appeared in Don Giovannii at the Wiener Staatsoper as Donna Anna,sang soprano part in Verdi’s Requiem at the Birmingham Symphony Hall and London’s Royal Festival Hall, by the Chorus and Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia of Rome conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano,made her debut at the Oper Frankfurt as Donna Anna of Mozart’s Don Giovanni,took part in Leoš Janácek’s Glagolitic Mass in 68th Edinburgh International Festival.
Gerzmava took part in the Closing Ceremony of the 22nd Winter Olympics games that took place at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi. She has sung the Olympic Valse song that was performed alongside the Children’s Chorus of Russia, conducted by Valery Gergiev.
2015 started for Gerzmava with a series of performances in New York, at the Metropolitan opera, where she was singing the role of Antonia in Offenbach’s Les contes d’Hoffmann,alongside Vittorio Grigolo, Kate Lindsey and Thomas Hampson. The world Metropolitan Opera Live in HD of the performance was broadcast on January 31.
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