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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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Following Mexican debut, Elīna Garanča tours Germany and Austria for month of February with Revive

Having triumphed in her Mexican debut, Elīna Garanča looks forward to continuing her concert engagements in 2017 with a three-week tour of Germany and Austria in February following the conclusion of her time in Mexico.

The ECHO Klassik Award-winning Latvian mezzo-soprano joins conductor Karel Mark Chichon to present highlights from her new album for Deutsche Grammophon, Revive, with performances at the Berlin Philharmonie (February 1), Festspielhaus Baden-Baden (February 3), Munich’s Gasteig (February 5), the Frankfurt Alte Oper (February 8), Tonhalle Düsseldorf (February 14), Wiener Konzerthaus (February 17), Musikverein Graz (February 19), the Kölner Philharmonie (February 21), and Mannheim’s Rosengarten (February 23)

Click here to preview Elīna’s newfound range and repertoire with a music video from Revive.

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