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Elīna Garanča Opens the 2018/2019 Metropolitan Opera Season with Samson et Dalila

On September 24, Elīna Garanča opens the 2018/2019 Metropolitan Opera Season, making her house role debut as Dalila in Saint-Saën’s Samson et Dalila.

Elīna last performed at the Met as Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier, a performance hailed by The New York Times as “a revelation.” Octavian marked a significant transition in the Latvian mezzo-soprano’s career, as she bid farewell to the trouser roles of her repertoire.

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A Spectacular 2017/2018 Season Comes to an End

The 2017/18 Season began with a triumphant role debut as Eboli at Opéra national de Paris. Joined by an exceptional cast, including Jonas Kaufmann, Sonya Yoncheva, and Ildar Abdrazakov, Elīna made her role debut in a new production by Polish director Kryzysztof Warlikowski and conducted by Philippe Jordan.

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Elīna tours with Vienna Philharmonic

This June, Elīna Garanča embarks on tour with the Vienna Philharmonic under the baton of Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare. Opening the tour at the Wiener Konzerthaus on June 16, the acclaimed mezzo-soprano takes the stage to sing Mahler’s Rückert-Lieder cycle. The program, which returns to the Konzerthaus on June 17, also includes Beethoven’s “Leonora Overture” and Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra.

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Discover Elīna’s summer season

Following her acclaimed role debut as Dalila at Wiener Staatsoper, Elīna Garanča launches into a busy summer season of concerts and recitals throughout Europe.

On June 9, Elīna travels to Poland to sing with the Sinfonietta Cracovia. Conducted by Karel Mark Chichon, Elīna performs an evening of Italian and Spanish classical music favorites.

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