In high demand by major theaters of the world for her extraordinary vocal and stage skills. Georgian mezzzo-soprano Ketevan Kemoklidze studied at State Conservatory. Having been awarded Special Prize of Teatro alla Scala at Belvedere competition she was admitted in the Accademia of Teatro alla Scala without an entrance exam. She is a winner of following competitions: the Operalia, the Concourse de Toulouse, the Viñas Competition, the Belvedere Competition, the Obraztsova Competition and the Georgian National Competitions.
In 2002, still a student of Conservatory, she made her debut in Rigoletto
, in Otello
and in Amadigi
. Subsequently appears successfully at many of the world's major opera houses including: as a charming Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia
at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, Teatro Regio di Parma, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Opéra National in Montpellier, Opéra Municipal de Marseille and at Washington National Opera where was invited by Maestro Domingo. In 2010 she made her successful debut at Covent Garden in Roméo et Juliette
. The Special Prize of Teatre del Liceu won at the Belvedere Competition is followed, by her appreciated debut in Otello
at Liceu. She returns to Spain with Le nozze di Figaro
and L'arbore di Diana
at Teatro Real Madrid.
She is a welcome guest at Italian theaters: At Teatro alla Scala she performed in Ascanio in Alba
, Il barbiere di Siviglia
and A Midsummer’s Night Dream
. At Teatro La Fenice stared in Roméo et Juliette
. She was invited by Maestro Pizzi in Così fan tutte
and in Faust
at Sferisterio Festival. She performed in Così fan tutte
at Teatro delle Muse and in Thais
at Teatro Reggio Torino. Guest appearance at Oper Graz in Nabucco
and in Love for the three oranges
. She conquested with her breathtaking Cherubino public of Teatro Municipal de Santiago and Opera de Monte Carlo. She performed in Maria Padilla
at Wexford Festival. She made her Greek debut as a Giulio Cesare
at Megaron in Thessaloniki.
Kemoklidze made her outstanding film debut as Adriana Ferrarese (Donna Elvira) in famous Spanish film director Carlos Saura’s film Io, Don Giovanni
She is also actively engaged in concert activity: her repertoire includes from baroque to modern classical music. She collaborates with world’ celebrity orchestras, conductors and directors.