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Elīna Garanča Returns to the Wiener Staatsoper in Cavalleria Rusticana


This March, Elīna Garanča returns to Vienna to sing Santuzza in the Wiener Staatsoper double-bill of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci, directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle. The Latvian mezzo-soprano stars in Cavalleria Rusticana opposite Yonghoon Lee (Turiddu) and Paolo Rumetz (Alfio). Giacomo Sagripanti conducts.

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Recital at Wigmore Hall and Upcoming Concerts


On February 17, Elīna performs a recital of art songs at Wigmore Hall alongside frequent collaborator, pianist Malcolm Martineau. The program includes selections from Schumann’s Myrthen, as well as Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder and Mahler’s Rückert Lieder.

Later, on February 25, the Latvian mezzo-soprano joins conductor Ion Marin in with the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra at Erkel Theater in Budapest.

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Book Release: Zwischen den Welten: Mein Weg auf die großen Opernbühnen


On February 21, Ecowin releases a new edition of Elīna Garanča’s memoirs, Zwischen den Welten: Mein Weg auf die großen Opernbühnen for audiences in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.

In the book, Elīna writes about her personal life and her extraordinary career, describing her great successes in the world’s leading opera houses and examining the difficult balance of the personal and professional.

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‘Der Rosenkavalier’ Nominated for 2019 Grammy Award


The Metropolitan Opera Recording of Der Rosenkavalier has been nominated for the 2019 Grammy Award for “Best Opera Recording.”

The recording features Elīna Garanča’s “sublime” (WQXR) performance as Octavian, alongside Renée Fleming as the Marschallin, Erin Morley as Sophie, Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs, and Matthew Polenzani as the Italian Singer.

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