"Such a voice has not been heard for many years lately - crystal-clear in all ranges, reminiscent of the young Carlo Bergonzi …" - these are lines from an Italian review. Kaludi Kaludov delights the critics and the audience not only in Italy, but all over the world. His international career is really impressive: Great Britain, Austria, Italy, France, and in 1985 a contract with La Scala in Milan. He is also well-known in Gernmany, Spain, the USA, Canada, Argentina, Brazilia, Japan, etc. as well as on many prestigious international festivals in Europe, Asia and America. He has appeared in performances with the world's most famous singers for the last 15 years and conductors like Claudio Abbado, Charles Mackeras, Riccardo Mutti, Fabio Luisi, etc. His repertoire includes over 60 tenor parts in operas by Verdi, Puccini, Donizetti, Rossini, Bellini, Bizet, Ponchielli, Leoncavallo, Mascagni, Giordano, and from the Russian classics - Borodin, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky. The tenor's concert repertoire features an impressive list of works including Requiems by Mozart and Verdi, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Stabat Mater by Rossini and Dvorak, along with Janacek's Glagolitic Mass. His numerous recordings have been released on many labels and he has also recorded for radio stations and video programmes. Parallel to his engagements on the world opera stages, Kaludi Kaludov also has an active teaching career mainly in Poland and Bulgaria.
VERDI RECITAL · KALUDI KALUDOV, tenor
 Rigoletto - La donna è mobile… 2'34''
 Rigoletto - Ella mi fu rapita... 5'26''
 Rigoletto - Questa o quella… 2'02''
 Ernani - Mercè diletti amici 3'39''
 La forza del destino - La vita è inferno... 7'32''
 Il Trovatore - Deserto sulla terra... 1'49''
 Il Trovatore - Ah, si ben mio... 3'31''
 Aida - Se quel guerrier io fossi... 4'46''
 Un ballo in maschera - Forse la soglia attinse... 5'30''
 Un ballo in maschera - Amelia! Ah dessa ancor... 2'42''
 Un ballo in maschera - Di' tu se fedele... 3'32''
 Il Trovatore - Di quella pira... 2'20''
Sofia Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Metodi Matakiev, conductor