Future projects include his debut with Orchestre National d´Île de France and Puccinis MISSA DI GLORIA, a production of LA TRAVIATA / Germont in Coburg, two new productions in Innsbruck/Austria (Tschaikowskis PIQUE DAME/Tomskij And Cileas ADIRANA LECOUVREUR/Michonnet) and a new production of TOSCA/Scarpia in Germany in 2015/16.
Last season he gave three noteworthy house debuts, including one of his much acclaimed roles, Escamillo in Bizets CARMEN at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Marcello in Puccinis BOHEME at Oper Leipzig and Créon in Cherubinis MEDEA in Innsbruck/Austria.
Since he successfully made the change to the baritone repertoire he has sung major roles in many opera houses in Europe. His main repertoire includes such as Giorgio Germont/LA TRAVIATA (Verdi), Renato/UN BALLO IN MASCHERA (Verdi), (both of which he prepared with the remarkable Giorgio Zancanaro), Ford/FALSTAFF (Verdi), Don Carlo/LA FORZA DEL DESTINO (Verdi), Jago/OTELLO (Verdi), Marcello/LA BOHEME (Puccini), Robert/IOLANTA (Tschaikowski), DON GIOVANNI (Mozart) and Escamillo/CARMEN (Bizet). The latter he sang in a new production for the Berliner Seefestspiele 2012, of which the premiere was broadcast on the ARTE TV in France and Germany.
He appeared in a varity of German Opera Houses as guest artist, among others in Deutsche Oper am Rhein/Düsseldorf, Nationaltheater Mannheim, Oper Halle, Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Landestheater Coburg, Theater Heidelberg, Oper Leipzig, Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern and Oper Köln. His debut at Semperoper Dresden was the premiere of IOLANTA (Tschaikowski) under the baton of Vlamidir Jurowski and was celebrated by the audience as well as by the critics. This also led to an invitation to sing there Marcello/LA BOHEME there. Internationally he has appeared inOpera Houses in Switzerland, Norway, Austria, Denmark, Georgia, Poland and Italy.
Michael Bachtadze is winner of the “International Open Opera Gesangswettbewerb” 2012 (Berlin).
He has sung in concert with concerts with Orchestras including Bochumer Symphoniker, Bayerisches Rundfunkorchester München, Münchner Symphoniker and worked with great conductors, amongst others Alexander Joel, Vladimir Jurowski, Jan-Letham Koenig, Keri-Lynn Wilson, Alexander Kalajdzic, Marc Piollet, Dirk Kaftan, Kevin Edusei, Karl-Heinz Steffens, Alexander Vedernikov, Jacques Delacôte, Cornelius Meister and Marko Letonja.