News & Press | December 6, 2018

OperaWire Interview: Soprano Kristine Opolais On Finding Herself Through Tough Times

Latvian Artist On Regaining Her Artistic Identity, Motherhood, & Puccini

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News & Press | November 26, 2018

Suor Angelica at the Metropolitan Opera

“On Friday night, you could see why Puccini loved this opera so much and the emotional intricacy that he worked so hard to build. And Kristine Opolais was the reason why. The Latvian soprano was singing in her 50th Met Opera performance and sixth role (fifth by Puccini) and this might have been one of her […]

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News & Press | October 10, 2018

Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and Andris Nelsons reviews

“After Andris Dzenītis (dressed in a beautiful white shirt with blue folk motives) received his deserved applause, it was a beautiful and imposing Kristine Opolais that took the stage to sing Liza’s ariosofrom The Queen of Spadesand Tatyana’s Letter Scene from Eugene Onegin, these pieces interspersed with Polonaise from the latter opera. It is interesting […]

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News & Press | July 18, 2018

La Bohème at Tanglewood

“Kristine Opolais is a major soprano, in much demand on the international stage. Her voice, both powerful and plaintive… assured in the climactic moments, and touching for those times of gentle confession as the Puccini score inevitably blooms to some of opera’s most thrilling moments. And Opolais did not disappoint, many times providing the thrills […]

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News & Press | July 4, 2018

Kristine Opolais featured on the cover of Opera Now

The July/August edition of Opera Now is now available, featuring Kristine Opolais as their guest editor. Opera Now has graciously offered free access to the digital edition to the visitors of this website and Ms. Opolais’ social channels. Readers should complete the form to access the issue. Click here to read it.

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News & Press | February 2, 2018

Cosmopolis: Kristine Opolais

Seit meinem ersten Interview mit Kristine Opolais ist rund ein Jahrzehnt vergangen. Dazwischen liegt eine Weltkarriere. Dabei musste die lettische Sopranistin schon mal kurzfristig einspringen. Weltweite Schlagzeilen machte 2014 das kurzfristige Ausscheiden von Anna Netrebko bei einer Produktion von Giacomo Puccinis Manon Lescaut an der Bayerischen Staatsoper München – damals gerade als „Opernhaus des Jahres“ gefeiert. Kristine Opolais sagte mir im […]

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November 23, 26, 30 & December 5, 8, 15, 2018

Il Trittico – Suor Angelica

New York City, NY

Metropolitan Opera Bertrand de Billy, conductor

December 31, 2018

New Year’s Eve Gala


Baden-Baden Festspielhaus Oksana Lyniv, conductor Kristine Opolais, soprano Pavel Černoch, tenor

January 6, 2019



Julian Rachlin, conductor and first violin Kristine Opolais, soprano Jonathan Tetelman, tenor

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