Kristine Opolais, soprano

“It’s not a Cinderella story”: Kristine Opolais

Latvian soprano Kristine Opolais shot to international fame in 2010 in Dvořák’s Rusalka at the Bavarian State Opera. She talks to us having recently performed the role in Mary Zimmerman’s much anticipated new production at The Met.
avril 2017
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Dvořák: Rusalka
Andris Nelsons; Martin Kušej; Bayerische Staatsoper; Martin Zehetgruber; Heidi Hackl; Kristine Opolais; Dmytro Popov

BerlinTosca, Berliner Philharmoniker

Puccini: Tosca
Berliner Philharmoniker; Sir Simon Rattle; Kristine Opolais; Marcelo Álvarez; Evgeny Nikitin; Alexander Tsymbalyuk

BerlinTosca Concert Performance

Puccini: Tosca
Berliner Philharmoniker; Sir Simon Rattle; Kristine Opolais; Marcelo Álvarez; Evgeny Nikitin; Peter Tantsits

BostonAndris Nelsons conducts Shostakovich, Rachmaninov and Mahler

Chostakovitch, Rachmaninov, Mahler
Boston Symphony Orchestra; Andris Nelsons; Kristine Opolais; Leif Ove Andsnes

New York City50th Anniversary Gala

The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; James Levine; Piotr Beczała; Benjamin Bliss; Javier Camarena; Diana Damrau

LeipzigDvořák, Smetana

Dvořák, Smetana
Gewandhausorchester; Andris Nelsons; Kristine Opolais
Critiques récentesEn voir plus...

A missed opportunity but with great musical values

The Metropolitan Opera's new produdtion of Rusalka fails to explore a deeper complexity of the fairy tale, although a strong ensemble of singers and the superb Met Orchestra make it a musically compelling performance.

Johan Botha's death casts a pall over Madama Butterfly

Kristine Opolais may not pass so easily for an oriental 15 year old, but her Cio-Cio San deftly avoids Titipu stereotypes.

Bychkov’s enraptures in Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov

Semyon Bychkov continued to develop his noble synergy with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in exemplary Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov, although Kristine Opolais made for a tepid debut.

Was lange währt

18 Jahre sind vergangen, seit das Boston Symphony Orchestra das letzte Mal in München gastierte. Nun präsentiert unter der Leitung von Chefdirigent Andris Nelsons ein außergewöhnlich farbenreiches Programm.

Boston Symphony's season ends on a high note

Kristine Opolais joins the Boston Symphony Orchestra for Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky in its season-closing concert. 

Kristine Opolais breaks hearts in Met's Madama Butterfly

Anthony Minghella's Madama Butterfly is still one of the best productions running at the Met at the moment, and Kristine Opolais was the dramatic star of the evening.