Metro Opera Tech

Operatic Extravaganza: A Tabloid's Tale of Passion, Intrigue, and Timeless Classics

Presented by The Opera Tech & Projection Art and Visual Narration, Kevork Mourad

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Gocha Abuladze-Baritone

Commands the stage with an international repertoire that spans operatic masterpieces, including I Pagliacci, La Traviata, Le nozze di Figaro, Il Barbiere di Seviglia, The Queen of Spades, Rigoletto, Un Ballo in Maschera, Carmen , La Boheme, Don Carlo, Il Trovatore, Aida, Otello, Don Pasquale.

Mr Abuladze has left an indelible mark on prestigious stages from Teatro Filarmonico in Verona to the historic Arena di Verona. Notable performances at Teatro Comunale di Ferrara, Tiroler Festspiele, Grange Park Opera UK, Opernhaus Magdeburg, Germany, Opernfestspiele Heidenheim, Germany, Teatro lirico di Bolzano, Italy,Teatro Giusepe Verdi, Busseto, Italy, Teatro Regio di Parma, Italy, Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Italy, The Opéra National de Montpellier, France, just to name a few showcase a captivating presence that transcends borders.


Winner, E. Chavchavadze and Al. Griboedov International Competition (2007 Tbilisi, Georgia)

Finalist and Laureate, 1st International Baritone Competition Pavel Lisitsiani (2007 Moscow, Russia)

Winner, International Singing Competition Citta di Ferrara (2011 Ferrara, Italy)

Winner, International Vocal Competition Magda Olivero (2012 Milan, Italy)

Winner, 2 Important Prizes, Riccardo Zandonai Competition (2012 Garda, Italy)


Montserrat Caballé

Nodar Andguladze

William Matteuzzi

Raina Kabaivanska

Lela Cuberli


Victoria Thomasch-Mezzo-Soprano

Victoria Thomasch,- a Texas native, is a versatile performer and dedicated music educator based in New York City. She completed an Apprentice Residency with Sarasota Opera and has won awards in prestigious competitions and performed internationally in Guadalajara, Berlin, and Toronto.

With a Master of Music degree from NYU and a Bachelor's from Baylor University, Victoria's academic and artistic pursuits have taken her to young artist residencies with Sarasota Opera, Finger Lakes Opera, and the Australian Contemporary Opera Company. Her commitment to music as a force for positive change shines through her performances and community engagement.



American tenor Lucas Levy is celebrated for his commanding vocal presence, described by Opera News as having "dominated the scene vocally." Recognized for his operatic power and praised by The Wall Street Journal for being "remarkably loud," Levy has garnered acclaim for his portrayals, being a joy to watch according to Broadway World.

Lucas Levy's repertoire spans a wide spectrum, showcasing his versatility and artistry across multiple seasons. Some notable highlights from his extensive repertoire include: Faust, Verdi Requiem with the Emory University Symphony, Bel Canto Modern Premiere, Anna di Resburgo Recitals for the Joy in Singing Art Song Competition, Cavalleria rusticana, Otello, Un ballo in maschera, Fidelio, Poliuto, Dr. Caius in Falstaff, Turandot, Pluto in Orphée aux enfers, Immersive production of Rigoletto, Marcellus Washburn in The Music Man, Gastone in La traviata, Doge in Rossini’s Otello, Four Servants in Les contes d’Hoffmann, Rapunzel’s Prince and The Baker in Into the Woods

Araldo in Verdi’s La battaglia di Legnano, Le Remendado in Carmen


Sergei Lorov, Pianist 

Born in Novgorod in 1988, emerged as a piano prodigy, reaching the Rachmaninov International Competition finals at age nine. Graduating from the Moscow Conservatory in 2012 under Prof. Alexander Mndoyants, he won first prize at the Russian National Pianists Competition in 2002. Sergei, a solo pianist graduate, has been lauded at international competitions in France and Moscow.

Joining the Bolshoi Theatre's Young Artist Program in 2013, Sergei showcased his talent in various performances, including the "All the Romances by Tchaikovsky" series. He currently serves as an opera accompanist

 at Mannes School of Music, and Grand Stage International Foundation, and collaborates with classical musicians at prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall and the Opera America Center. Sergei also imparts his expertise as a coach in international master classes for opera singers and classical music festivals.


Valeri Chibis, Soprano

Valeri Chibis, a Moscow-born operatic soprano, began her music studies at the Mozart School of Music in violin and piano. She graduated from the Moscow Academy of Choral Art as an opera singer and from Moscow State Humanitarian University as a music industry manager. She also took choir conducting classes during her studies. Winner of international competitions, including those in Moscow, New York, and Tuscany, Valeriya made her debut as Tatiana in Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin" in 2017.

In 2018, she performed the concert version of the opera in Provence, France, accompanied by pianist Sergey Iorov. Valeri also starred in the documentary film "Bitter Love," directed by Jerzy Sladkowski, which premiered in 2020. Since moving to NYC in 2019, she has led concerts at prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall, United Nations, Opera America Center, Naumburg Bandshell, and others, actively participating in international documentary film festivals worldwide.


Emerging tenor Diego Valdez, hailing from El Paso, TX, now resides in Brooklyn, NY. Recognized for his versatility and quick learning, Valdez has captivated audiences worldwide. His recent engagements include performances in Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium and Don Giovanni. Valdez's extensive repertoire spans from baroque to zarzuela, with notable appearances in Monteverdi’s Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria and Zandonai’s Giulietta e Romeo. A graduate of McGill University and the University of North Texas, he has trained under esteemed mentors like tenor John Mac Master and soprano Molly Fillmore.