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Kristine Opolais is one of the most sought after sopranos on the international scene today, appearing at the Metropolitan Opera New York, Wiener Staatsoper, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Bayerische Staatsoper, Teatro alla Scala, Opernhaus Zürich and Royal Opera House Covent Garden.

In the 2019/20 season Opolais makes an anticipated role debut starring in “Adriana Lecouvreur” at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna, in a new production by Rosetta Cucchi. She also makes her debut at the Semperoper Dresden with performances of “Tosca” and returns to Staatsoper Hamburg as part of the House notable Italian Opera Festival with the same title. Opolais returns to the Wiener Staatsoper for performances of “Madama Butterfly”. Opolais has a strong collaboration with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, recently returning to the House as “Tosca”. In London, Opolais has particularly cemented her title as “the leading Puccini Soprano of today” (The Telegraph), appearing in Kent’s 2014 production as Manon Lescaut, as well as starring as Cio-Cio San. Opolais also has a significant relationship with the Bayerische Staatsoper, which began in 2010 when she made her debut as Rusalka in Kušej’s production, which she has been invited back numerous times to perform. Since this time Opolais has appeared in titles including “Manon Lescaut”, “Madama Butterfly”, Tatjana in “Onegin”, Margherita in “Mefistofele” and Vitellia in “La clemenza di Tito”. Opolais also appeared as the title role of “Jenůfa” at the Opernhaus Zürich in a new Tcherniakov production. At the Teatro alla Scala Opolais appeared as Polina in “The Gambler”, in a new Tcherniakov production and was invited to perform the role of Nedda in “Pagliacci”.
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January 22, 2020

R. Strauss: Vier letzte Lieder

Suntory Hall

Tokyo

Fabio Luisi, conductor

January 23, 2020

R. Strauss: Vier letzte Lieder

Suntory Hall

Tokyo

Fabio Luisi, conductor

January 25, 2020

R. Strauss: Vier letzte Lieder

Orchard Hall

Tokyo

Fabio Luisi, conductor

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Friends – Andrejs Žagars

Antonín Dvořák:
From The New World

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Kristine Opolais, soprano
Andris Nelsons, conductor

Puccini: Tosca

Live from the Easter Festival Baden-Baden

Rusalka: “Song to the Moon”

The Metropolitan Opera – Final Dress Rehearsal

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“Ms. Opolais seemed to live with it, growing in stature as the evening went on and radiating the kind of aura – one that demands you watch her, and sympathize with her – that defines a star… She is a performer with a tremendous future ahead of her. New York will be lucky to have her.”

New York Observer

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News & Press | January 14, 2020

Ongaku no Tomo: Issue 12

Kristine Opolais spoke with Shinobu Naka about her life and career in advance of her major debut singing Strauss’ Four Last Songs in two venues in Tokyo with the NHK Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Fabio Luisi this month. To purchase the magazine, click here. More information about Kristine’s upcoming concerts is available via her Calendar. Photo […]

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News & Press | January 12, 2020

Strauss’ ‘Vier letzte Lieder’ with the NHK Symphony Orchestra

Kristine Opolais joins the NHK Symphony Orchestra for concerts in Tokyo and Nagoya this month. Under the baton of Fabio Luisi, Opolais will sing Strauss’ breathtaking Vier Letzte Lieder, and completing the program is Weber’s Overture to Euryanthe, and Strauss’ heroic tone poem Ein Heldenleben. This engagement marks Ms. Opolais’ debut with the ensemble. Concert […]

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News & Press | January 1, 2020

Debut in China at the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center

Kristine Opolais starts the new year with her debut recital in China at the Shanghai Oriental Art Center on January 11. Latvian pianist Agnese Egliņa will join her on stage; together, they will perform a program beginning with Verdi’s “Willow Song” & “Ave Maria.” Following, Ms. Eglina plays Tchaikovsky’s “April: Hepatica,” “Was I Not a […]

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News & Press | November 6, 2019

Concert honoring Andrejs Žagars with the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra

On November 9 at the Cēsis Vidzeme Concert Hall in Latvia, Kristine Opolais, baritone Egils Siliņš, and tenor Mikhail Chulpajev come together with the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra to commemorate the actor and stage director, Andrejs Žagars. Mr. Žagars was the General Director of the Latvian National Opera from 1996 to 2013 and was a […]

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