Karnolsky Nicolai, bass
was born in Bulgaria. His repertoire includes Philippo in Don Carlo, Silva in Ernani, Sparafucile in Rigoletto, Fiesco in Simon Boccanegra, Zaccaria in Nabucco, Massimiliano in I Masnadieri (Verdi), Abimelech in Samson et Dalila (Saint-Saens), Colline in La boheme, Timur in Turandot (Puccini), Don Prudenzio in Il viaggio a Reims, Aildoro in La Cenerentola, Don Basilio in Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), the Commendatore in Don Giovanni (Mozart), Rocco in Fidelio (Beethoven), Titurel in Parsifal (Wagner) and many more. He performs at the opera houses of Nuremberg, Stuttgart, Padova, Bremen, Turin, Dublin, Prague, Budapest, Wiesbaden, Gelsenkirchen, Sofia and others. This is his Israeli Opera debut.