Next performances:

20. december 19:00 -
Great Guild Concert Hall, Riga
European Christmas. Arturs Maskats' Jubilee Concert
Programme: Music by Arturs Maskats

Kristīne Gailīte graduated from Latvian Music Academy, vocal department under Lilija Zilvere (1998) and has received master degree in the vocal department under prof. Anita Garanča (2003). Kristine Gailite has been training her vocal skills in different master classes of prof. Alessandro Pagliazzi in Kristiansann, Norway (2004) and KS Olivera Miljakovič in Vienna (2008). Since 1998 K. Gailīte is a soloist of Latvian National Opera. Together with the Opera she has been touring in Taiwan, Finland and Mexico. As a guest soloist she has been performing in Savonlinna Opera Festival in 2005 (Olympia in J.Offenbach The Tales of Hoffmann) in 2006 she had debut in Moscow Bolshoi Theatre as a N Queen of the Night in „The Magic Flute” by W.A.Mozart (conductor Thomas Sanderling). In 2008 she sung Gilda in a premiere of Rigoletto by G. Verdi in Estonian National Opera(conductor Arvo Volmer). Kristīne Gailīte has performed together with Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Liepāja Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonietta Rīga; with Estonian National Symphony Orchestra under the guidance of conductor Nikolay Alekseyev and Olari Elts; with Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra and conductor Gintaras Rinkevičius. As a concert singer Kristīne Gailīte has participated in numbers of performances, such as „Johanness Passion” „Messa h-moll” by J.S. Bach, „Die Schopfung” by J.Haydn, „Requiem”, „C-moll Mass” and „Kronungsmass” by W.A.Mozart, „Deutsches Requiem” by J. Brahms, „Mass” by L. Bernstein etc. K. Gailīte has staged several chamber music programs. In her opera repertoire are roles as Adina (G. Donizetti „L’elisir d’amore”),Waldvogel (R.Wagner Siegfried),Almirena (G.F.Haendel Rinaldo), Galathea (G.F.Haendel Acis andGalathea), Euridice (K.W.Gluck Orfeus ed Euridice), Rosina (G.Rossini Il Barbiere di Siviglia), The Queen of the Night and Pamina (W.A.Mozart The Magic Flute), Ilia (W.A.Mozart Idomeneo), Servilia (W.A.Mozart La Clemenza di Tito), Olympia (J.Offenbach The Tales of Hoffmann), Frasquita (G.Bizet Carmen), Gilda (G.Verdi Rigoletto), Violetta (G.Verdi La Traviata), Oscar (G.Verdi Un Ballo in Maschera), Liu (G.Puccini Turandot), Valter (A.Catalani La Vally), Governess (B.Britten The Turn of the Screw), Ofelia (J.Kalniņš Hamlet), Esmeralda (Z.Liepiņš Notre Dame de Paris), Asenath (Ē.Ešenvalds Joseph is a fruitful Bough”) In 2004 was released the solo album of Kristīne Gailīte. She is a laureate of International singers competition of Jāzeps Vītols (Riga,1995) and semifinalist of the competition Competizione dell'Opera (Dresden,2001), laureate of Latvian Great Music Award 2002. Starting from year 2003 Kristīne Gailīte is a teacher in vocal department of Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music.