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News & Press | August 1, 2019

Enescu’s ‘Sept Chansons de Clément Marot’ with the Staatskapelle Dresden

Beginning her 2019/20 season, Kristine Opolais joins the Staatskapelle Dresden for their inaugural concert at the Semperoper and then for a performance at the George Enescu Festival. Ms. Opolais performs George Enescu’s neo-classical song cycle Sept Chansons de Clément Marot, based on a series of love poems from the writings of the sixteenth-century poet Clément […]

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News & Press | July 16, 2019

Review: Verdi’s Requiem at Tanglewood

Drawing by Carolyn Newberger “Contrasts in vocal and instrumental colors extended through the performance, with solo, choral, and orchestral tonalities expressed with striking character. Where Kristine Opolais’s mature soprano has taken on a creamy tessitura, Oksona Volkova’s facile mezzo displayed an equally intense but more focused and reedy texture. While Jonathan Tetelman’s tenor was silvery and pointed, perfect […]

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News & Press | July 11, 2019

Verdi’s ‘Requiem’ at Tanglewood Gala

On July 13, Kristine Opolais returns to the Tanglewood Festival to perform Verdi’s Requiem for the festival’s gala concert. Ms. Opolais shares the stage with a starry roster of artists, including mezzo-soprano Oksana Volkova, tenor Jonathan Tetelman, and bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green. Andris Nelsons conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood Festival Chorus. This special evening […]

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News & Press | June 25, 2019

Klassik Airleben concerts with Thomas Hampson & the Gewandhausorchester

On June 28 & 29, Kristine Opolais joins the Gewandhausorchester and baritone Thomas Hampson for two free Klassik Airleben concerts in Leipzig. Under the baton of Andris Nelsons, Ms. Opolais and Hampson perform arias, duets and orchestral works from the Italian opera tradition. Following, on June 30, they reprise the program with Nelsons and the […]

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News & Press | June 12, 2019

Final Note Magazine: The art of risk with Kristine Opolais

Final Note Magazine Known as “haunted and focused” Kristine Opolais brings a breath of fresh air to the operatic stage. Her unapologetic performance style and ability to portray herself through her heroines has her comfortably placed as one of the most sought after international sopranos today. In this honest and humble interview with Final Note Magazine, […]

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News & Press | May 28, 2019

Review: Tosca at the Royal Opera House

Photo: Catherine Ashmore “Kristine Opolais moves with the grace of a ballerina, her Tosca every inch the superstar of the Roman stage. She is hilariously funny in her jealous teasing of her lover, Cavaradossi, and later than a match for Scarpia, who has played submissive games with women for so long that he cannot recognise […]

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September 2, 2019


Semperoper Dresden


Myung-Whun Chung, conductor

September 9, 2019


Enescu Festival, Grand Palace Hall


Myung-Whun Chung, conductor

October 12 & 16, 2019

Madama Butterfly

Wiener Staatsoper


Johnathan Darlington, conductor

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