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Elīna Garanča, mezzo-soprano

May 2018
Evening performance
Matinee performance
© Karina Schwarz
© Karina Schwarz
our interview

Born in Latvia: Elīna Garanča

Elīna Garanča © Karina Schwarz | DG
Elīna Garanča on why so many great voices are emerging from Latvia, as well as discussing key roles, singing competitions, and how her voice is developing.
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ViennaSamson et DalilaNew production

Elīna Garanča (Dalila) and Roberto Alagna (Samson) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila (Samson and Delilah)
Marco Armiliato; Alexandra Liedtke; Vienna State Opera; Raimund Orfeo Voigt; Su Bühler; Elīna Garanča; Roberto Alagna

JūrmalaVienna Philharmonic with Elīna Garanča

Vienna Philharmonic with Elīna Garanča
Beethoven, Mahler, Bartók
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Rafael Payare; Elīna Garanča

JūrmalaElīna Garanča, Olga Peretyatko and Dmytro Popov

Elīna Garanča, Olga Peretyatko and Dmytro Popov
Elīna Garanča; Olga Peretyatko; Dmytro Popov

ViennaCavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci

Mascagni, Leoncavallo
Giacomo Sagripanti; Jean-Pierre Ponnelle; Vienna State Opera; Elīna Garanča; Yonghoon Lee
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Softly awakes my cold, cold heart: Samson et Dalila

Elīna Garanča (Dalila) and Roberto Alagna (Samson) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
Saint-Saëns' exotic dip into the Bible is given a cool update in Alexandra Liedtke's new production at the Wiener Staatsoper.
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Berliner Philharmoniker redefine Shake, Rattle & Roll in Baden-Baden

Sir Simon Rattle © Johann Sebastian Hanel
Elīna Garanča brings subtle sonorities to an otherwise bravura and boisterous concert by Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic.
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Evil under the sun: Hymel triumphs in Cav and Pag

Simon Keenlyside (Tonio), Bryan Hymel (Canio), Carmen Giannattasio (Nedda) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
Even stronger than first time round, Michieletto's impressive staging is complemented by an outstanding double role debut from Hymel and a heartbreaking Santuzza from Elīna Garanča.
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Gold-plated cast compensates for frosty staging

Elīna Garanča (Eboli) © Agathe Poupeney | Opéra de Paris
Krzysztof Warlikowski’s new Paris staging of Verdi's epic Don Carlos is cold and glassy, but the vocal performances at the Bastille more than compensate.
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