“For me, the Lied is the natural state where we accompany, observe and recognize ourselves. We are there with our personal feelings, left to ourselves without the direct contact with others (…) There are no limits to longing and imagination in Lieder. Time and again, as singers we have endless possibilities for conveying something quite intimately.” Elīna Garanča
The Latvian mezzo has now recorded her first solo recital album for devoted exclusively to this genre, choosing works that she has been performing live on stage for many years with the aim of documenting her personal interpretations of some classics of the German song repertoire.
The CD is available for pre-order in the DG Store.