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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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News & Press | May 20, 2019

Tosca at the Royal Opera House

Kristine Opolais continues her strong collaboration with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, returning as Tosca on May 27 & 30, and June 4, 7 & 10. In an interview with The National, Ms. Opolais describes the role of Tosca as something that she has always felt connected to because “there are many similarities in […]

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News & Press | April 4, 2019

Spring Tour with the European Union Youth Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko

Kristine Opolais performs a series of concerts with the European Union Youth Orchestra, under the baton of their principal conductor Vasily Petrenko, part of their Spring Tour, The Listening Project – part I. For the performances, Ms. Opolais will sing signature arias and songs, including Tchaikovsky’s Tatiana’s letter scene from Eugene Onegin, Rachmaninoff’s Vocalise, Puccini’s […]

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News & Press | March 23, 2019

Reviews for ‘Manon Lescaut’ in Hamburg

“…Kristine Opolais. Ihre Manon ist voller Leben, voller innerer Zerrissenheit und entwickelt sich von dem unbedarften jungen Mädchen, über die Des Grieux, aber auch den Luxus liebt, hin zu der reifen, sterbenden Frau. Die erst als es zu spät ist, erkennt, was wirklich Bedeutung hat. Ihr Gesang ist voller Leidenschaft aber auch Zartheit, ihre Stimmfarbe […]

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News & Press | March 11, 2019

‘Manon Lescaut’ at Staatsoper Hamburg

On March 21 & 29, Kristine Opolais stars in the title role of Puccini’s Manon Lescaut at the Staatsoper Hamburg. A signature role for Ms. Opolais, she began the 2018-19 season as Manon Lescaut with the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma on tour in Tokyo. Philipp Himmelmann’s production features stage design by Johannes Leiacke, costume designs […]

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June 28 & 29, 2019


Open-Air Bühne im Rosental


Andris Nelsons, conductor

June 30, 2019

Closing Concert for the Season

Konzerthaus Dortmund


Andris Nelsons, conductor Kristine Opolais, soprano Thomas Hampson, baritone

September 2


Semperoper Dresden


Myung-Whun Chung, conductor

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