Competitors passed through to the Final

Zharmagambetov, Rassul

No. 67

Voice type: baritone/bass-baritone

Country: Kazakhstan

Date of birth: 30 January, 1991

He was born in Kazakhstan in 1991 and started his music studies in the preparatory class at the Kazakh National Conservatory in 2012, then in 2013, he became a regular voice student at the same institution under the tutelage of Avkhiy Khavlasha, People's Artist of Mongolia. He is the awardee of numerous prizes and accolades, he was gold medallist at the Republican Olympiad in Almaty and at the 2015 Nurgis Tlendiyev International Competition-Festival in Astana as well as at the E. Rahmadiev Competition in the same city in 2016. In the same year he was the Grand Prize laureate of the 8th Bibigul Tulegenova International Vocal Competition, which was followed by three more awards from the Sharav Byambasuren International Singing Competition. In 2017, he was semi-finalist at Placido Domingo’s Operalia.

Competition Repertoire

Preliminary

Liszt: I’ vidi in terra angelici costumi (Sonetto 123 di Petrarca)

Cherubini: Or che più non vedrò – Giasone’s Aria from Medea

Meitus: Mykoly's Aria from Ukradené štěstí (Stolen Happiness)

Semi-final

Gounod: Salut! demeure chaste et pure – Faust’s Aria from Faust

Rossini: Ecco ridente in cielo – Count Almaviva’s Aria from Il barbiere di Siviglia

Final

Donizetti: Quanto è bella, quanto è cara – Nemorino’s Aria
from L'elisir d'amore

Puccini: Che gelida manina – Rodolfo’s Aria from La bohème

Verdi: De’ miei bollenti spiriti – Alfredo’s Aria from La traviata