David Badridze          (Malibran CDPL 001)
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David Badridze          (Malibran CDPL 001)
V1074. DAVID BADRIDZE: Songs by Schumann, Tchaikowsky, Arakishvili, Indi-Mindi, Ippolitov-Ivanov, Kargareteli, Bixio, Padilla, Bongiovanni, Kálmán, Friml, Yurman, etc.;  Arias from Faust, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, La Jolie Fille de Perth, Werther, Rigoletto, Sadko, Dubrovsky, Raphael, Prince Igor, etc. (France) Malibran CDPL 001.


"If you like the type of ‘Russian’ tenor voice that was Kozlovsky’s, Lemeshev’s or Orfenov’s, you should certainly warm to that of the Georgian tenor David Badridze. His operatic repertoire encompassed a wide range….His version of Vladimir’s Cavatina from PRINCE IGOR is among the best, and as he eloquently caressed ‘Give me oblivion’ from DUBROVSKY, I wondered again why such a lovely aria is not better known in the west: Badridze is a persuasive advocate…."

- John T. Hughes, THE RECORD COLLECTOR, 2006