Kaludi Kaludov

Kaludi Kaludov was born on the 15th of March 1953 in Karavelovo. He studied at the State Academy of Music as a student of Mme. Jablenska. Kaludi won prizes in singing competitions in Sofia, Genoa, Athens and Moscow.

Between 1978 and 1989, in addition to being first tenor with the Sofia National Opera, he appeared at many important European opera houses. He worked with the conductors Claudio Abbado, Fabio Luisi, Zubin Mehta and Riccardo Muti, appearing in Attila at La Scala, Ballo in maschera in Genoa and Aida in Tel Aviv.

His appearances in the United States as Grigorij in Boris Godunov took him to Chicago and Houston.

Additional international appearances followed in Buenos Aires, Berlin, Dresden, Rome, Hamburg, Chile, France, Amsterdam, Philadelphia and Finland.

In 1997/98, he toured Japan with the Slovak National Theater. Concert engagements took the singer to San Francisco, Trieste, Paris, Leipzig, Berlin and Geneva.

Roles in his repertoire included Alfredo, Don Carlo, Radames, Manrico, Lenskij, Grigorij, Nemorino, Edgardo and Duca.

Kaludi Kaludov singsAttila: Che non avrebbe il misero
In RA format

Kaludi Kaludov singsRigoletto: Parmi veder
In RA format
I wish to thank Vladimir Efimenko for the pictures, recording (Rigoletto) and biographical notes; source for most of the material: University of Pittsburgh.

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