G.ARIUNBAATAR PERFORMING TOSCA AND CARMEN IN ST PETERSBURG

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ State Honored Artist G.Ariunbaatar will sing playing the role of Scarpia in “Tosca” opera by G.Puccini on March 20 at Mariinsky Theatre of St Petersburg, Russia.

Maestro Valerii Gergiyev is conducting the symphonic orchestra.

G.Ariunbaatar has posted pictures of his rehearsal at Mariinsky on his website, saying “Next opera rehearsal is going great! Concertmaster from the Metropolitan Theatre of New York, the USA, Mr Craig Rutenberg arrived here to help me perform Scarpia of Tosca. This man had trained the world superstars such as Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Anna Netrebko, Olga Borodina, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Jonas Kaufmann and Rolando Villazón”.

G.Ariunbaatar, the Grand Prix winner of the 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition, also sang as Escamillo of Carmen Opera on March 13.