Elīna Garanča

Elīna Garanča Opens Up About #Metoo Movement

(Credit: Sarah Katharina) Elīna Garanča has opened up about the #Metoo movement openly criticizing the effects in a new interview with the telegraph. Ahead of her performances at the Royal Opera House in a new production of “Samson et Dalila,” the mezzo told the publication she was shocked there were no more dirty jokes and no more compliments.
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Elina Garanča, Brian Jagde, Lisette Oropesa, Luca Salsi & J’Nai Bridges Lead Arena di Verona’s 2022 Season

The Arena di Verona has announced the casting for its 2022 season. The season will open with Bizet’s “Carmen” starring Elina Garanča, Clémentine Margaine, J’Nai Bridges, and Yulia Matochkina in the title role. The cast will also include Karen Gardeazabal, Gilda Fiume, Maria Teresa Leva, Lavinia Bini, Brian Jagde, Vittorio Grigòlo, Roberto Alagna, Luca Micheletti, Gëzim Myshketa, and Claudio Sgura.
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Elina Garanca to Perform at The Broad Stage this March

(Photo Credit: Sarah Katharina. Wardrobe by Niko Niko) Famed mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca is set to perform at The Broad Stage on March 15, 2022. The internationally renowned star, who made her U.S. recital debut at The Broad Stage back in 2021, will perform music by Rachmaninoff, Bizet, and Mascagni, among others, alongside pianist Malcolm Martineau.

Mahler • Wagner – Live from Salzburg (Elīna Garanča)

Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder; Mahler: Rückert-Lieder. Elīna Garanča (soprano); Vienna Philharmonic/Christian Thielemann. Salzburg was luckier than most festivals during the Covid Augusts of 2020 and 2021 in being able to field a pair of magnificent artists, Elīna Garanča and Christian Thielemann performing Wagner and Mahler. This was surely the first live music that many in the audience had heard in months, which makes this recording all the more affecting.

Jonas Kaufmann, Elīna Garanča, Luca Salsi, Lisette Oropesa, Elena Stikhina, Asmik Grigorian Lead Salzburg Festival’s 2022 Season

The Salzburg Festival has announced its 2022 season, featuring eight operas, concerts, and international opera stars. For the purpose of this article we will focus on the vocal works only. Operas. The season opens with Romeo Castellucci’s production of Béla Bartók’s “Bluebeard’s Castle.” The opera stars Mika Kares and Aušrinė...

Elīna Garanča, Andreas Schager & Michael Volle Lead Staatsoper Berlin’s ‘Samson et Dalila’

(Credits: Holger Hage / David Jerusalem / Carsten Sander) The Staatsoper Unter den Linden will present Camille Saint-Saëns’ and Ferdinand Lemaire’s “Samson et Dalila” in December 2021. Mezzo-soprano superstar Elīna Garanča and famed Austrian heldentenor Andreas Schager star in the title roles, while baritone Michael Volle appears as Le Grand-Prêtre...