KRISTINE OPOLAIS was born in Latvia in 1979, studied vocal arts at the Latvian Music Academy and with Margreet Honig in Amsterdam. Today, she is a guest among others at the Metropolitan Opera New York, the Deutschen Staatsoper Berlin, the Bayerischen Staatsoper, the Milan Scala and the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London. Recently and in the near future, she is performing as Magda (La rondine), Cio-Cio-San, Rusalka and Mimì at the Metropolitan Opera, as Tosca, Cio-Cio-San and Manon Lescaut at the ROH Covent Garden, as Amelia (Simon Boccanegra), Tatjana, Vitellia and Rusalka at the Bayerischen Staatsoper, as Desdemona at the Hamburg Staatsoper and as Jenůfa in Zurich. Further performances are leading her among others to the Salzburg Festival, to Tanglewood, the BBC Proms, to the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, to
Amsterdam, Riga and Berlin.