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Elīna Garanča bids farewell to trouser roles with final Octavian at Metropolitan Opera


In the company’s first new production of the work in nearly 50 years, Elīna Garanča will bid farewell to the trouser roles of her repertoire with Der Rosenkavalier at the Metropolitan Opera.

Starring as the eponymous knight of the rose in Robert Carsen’s Hapsburg-era production, the Latvian mezzo-soprano headlines a dream cast that also features Renée Fleming as the Marschallin, Erin Morley and Kathleen Kim alternating as Sophie, Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs, and Matthew Polenzani as the Italian Singer.

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Recital of Romantic masterworks at Carnegie Hall


On March 19, Elina Garanca reunites with pianist Kevin Murphy on the main stage of Carnegie Hall for a recital highlighting three composers from the Romantic era.

The Latvian mezzo-soprano, who last sang at Carnegie in 2013 also with Murphy at the keyboard, begins with selected works by Brahms including “Von ewiger Liebe,” “Liebestreu,” “Geheimnis,” “Ruhe, Süssliebchen,” and “Die Mainacht.”

The second half of the program visits the French Romantic period with three songs by Duparc — “Au pays où se fait la guerre,” “Extase,” and “Phidylé” — followed by pieces by Rachmaninoff including “Oh no, I beg you, do not leave,” “Twilight,” “The Answer,” “Night is Mournful,” and “Sing not to me, beautiful maiden.”

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Return to New York for performances at Carnegie Hall and the Metropolitan Opera


Elīna Garanča returns to New York beginning next month for two performances at two of the city’s most famed stages. The Latvian mezzo-soprano first joins pianist Kevin Murphy for a March 19 recital at Carnegie Hall that features songs by Brahms, Duparc, and Rachmaninoff.

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New Book

In her first book, Elīna Garanča talks about her life between two different worlds: between East and West, roots and wings, children and career, talent and self-discipline, art and life.

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Voi lo sapete, o mamma (Cavalleria Rusticana)