Elina Garanca, mezzo-soprano

Elīna Garanča was born into a musical family in Riga, Latvia. In 1996 she entered the Latvian Academy of Music, and since 1998 she has studied with Irina Gavrilovici in Vienna and Virginia Zeani in the United States. She won the Mirjam Helin Singing Competition in 1999 and was a finalist in the 2001 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition, after which Ondine released her début solo recording 'Arie Favorite'.

In September 2005 Elīna Garanča became an exclusive recording artist with Deutsche Grammophon. Ever since, the young mezzo-soprano has quickly established herself as one of the music world's newest stars through her performances with leading opera theaters and symphony orchestras around the world. She has captured critical and popular acclaim for her beautiful voice, intelligent musicianship, and compelling stage portrayals.

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Elina Garanca
Arie Favorite

Elina Garanca, mezzo-soprano
ODE 969-2

Released 10/2001

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Opera Gala
Famous arias featuring
Karita Mattila · Elina Garanca · Soile Isokoski · Juha Uusitalo · Tommi Hakala · Jorma Hynninen

ODE 1139-2F (5CD)

Released 10/2008

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Mozart Jubileum

Soile Isokoski · Elina Garanca · Jorma Hynninen · Tommi Hakala · Kari Kriikku · Pekka Kuusisto
ODE 1078-2

Released 02/2006

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