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Elīna Garanča Receives National Excellence Award in Culture 2019

On November 28, Elīna Garanča received the National Excellence Award in Culture from the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia. The mezzo soprano was honored for her outstanding performances in the world’s leading opera houses and with the world most prominent orchestras, as well as her contribution to Latvian music, cultural life and international standing.

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Performing with Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin

On December 16 and 17, Elīna Garanča joins conductor Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin in a program of Schumann, Elgar, and Debussy.

Centered around the evocative nature of the sea, the program includes Schumann’s Symphony No. 3 “Rheinische,” and Debussy’s “La Mer.” Garanča joins as the soloist for Elgar’s poignant “Sea Pictures.”

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Returning to Samson et Dalila at Staatsoper Unter den Linden

On November 24, Elīna Garanča returns to the role of Dalila in Camille Saint-Saëns’s Samson et Dalila at Staatsoper Unter den Linden.

Conducted by Daniel Barenboim, the Damián Szifron production also features baritone Brandon Jovanovich as Samson, the seemingly invincible man of God who falls fatally in love with the Philistine temptress Dalila.

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A Busy Fall Begins in Vienna

This fall, Elīna Garanča travels across Europe for an nine concerts, beginning in Vienna on September 16.

Joined by conductor Karel Mark Chichon, Elīna presents an evening of drama and spectacle to audiences in Antwerp, Amsterdam, Paris, and more. The concerts will feature a selection of operatic favorites, including selections from Verdi’s Don Carlo and Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur, as well as selections of Spanish art song and zarzuela.

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