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Deutsche Grammophon releases La favorite on DVD


On July 21, audiences can enjoy the DVD of Elīna Garanča’s debut performance in Donizetti’s La favorite, recorded live at the Bayerische Staatsoper. The Latvian mezzo-soprano stars as Léonor de Guzman, the titular “favorite” of the Spanish king Alphonse XI, portrayed by Marisusz Kwiecien. 

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Elīna Garanca performs at the Ljubljana Festival


On June 29, Elīna Garanca sings a rich program of arias with Ion Marin and the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra. The Latvian mezzo-soprano sings works by Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saëns, Verdi, Cilea, Mascagni, and Tosti.

Elīna returns to Ljubljana after enchanting audiences at the festival in 2014.

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Discover Elīna’s summer season


To commence the summer season, Elīna Garanča headlines Slovenia’s Ljubljana Festival on June 29. Elīna then makes her way to the 10th annual Klassik unter Sternen on July 5, where she makes her debut singing Amneris in a concert presentation of Verdi’s Aida.

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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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