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Revive, Elīna Garanča’s new album, now available for pre-order

Elīna Garanča’s new album for Deutsche Grammophon, Revive, is now available for pre-order. Showcasing the Latvian mezzo-soprano as she approaches the peak of her form, the album hears Elīna’s explorations of the storms raging in the lives of strong female characters in opera, juxtaposing emotion and intellect with both rare gems and popular showstoppers.

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Stage role debut in La Favorite at Bayerische Staatsoper

In her return to the Munich stage, Elīna Garanča headlines the Bayerische Staatsoper’s company premiere of La Favorite, her first staged performance of the role. Amélie Niermeyer directs Donizetti’s romantic and psychological tragedy, which is conducted by Karel Mark Chichon.

Elīna sings the eponymous “favorite” mistress of King Alphonse XI, sung by Mariusz Kwiecien.

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Replay: “White Hide-and-Seek” with Raimonds Pauls

Heard last night in Riga, Elīna Garanča’s concert with composer Raimonds Pauls is now available for audio streaming on Latvijas Radio.

The evening marked the first time that both Latvian artists met on the concert stage, though they have enjoyed a longstanding creative relationship that is reflected in the concert program “White Hide-and-Seek.” This included the world premiere of several new songs composed by Pauls especially for Elīna, set to poetry by Vizma Belsevica

Presented as part of Boris and Inara Teterev’s “Tête-à-Tête,” the performance also included a conversation with Elīna, Pauls, and festival presenters Boris and Inara Teterev.

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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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