Anita Rachvelishvili

A native of Tbilisi, Georgia, Anita Rachvelishvili makes her San Francisco Opera debut in a role she has performed at Milan’s La Scala, the Metropolitan Opera, Munich’s Bavarian State Opera, Berlin State Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Canadian Opera Company, the Arena di Verona, and Seattle Opera. The mezzo-soprano’s other recent engagements include Isabella (L’Italiana in Algeri) at La Scala, Orfeo (Orfeo ed Euridice) at the Perelada Festival, and Dalila (Samson et Dalila) in concert with Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw Orchestra. A graduate of the La Scala’s young artist program, she served as a member of the Tbilisi Opera House from 2006 to 2007 and won second prize in the Georgian International Voice Competition. Upcoming engagements include Dalila with Deutsche Oper Berlin, a reprisal of Carmen at the Met, and a gala concert with CulturArte in Puerto Rico.