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Maija Kovalevska

Maija Kovalevska
“The Latvian soprano Maija Kovaleska is an exceptional Mimi. She brings a plush, warm voice and wistful expressivity to her singing. A lovely woman and a sensitive actress….”

Anthony Tommasini,
The New York Times

 

Maija Kovalevska is a Latvian soprano. Born in Riga, she is a graduate of the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music. Since 2003, she has resided in Italy under the tutelage of Mirella Freni. In 2018, she sings Mimi (La bohéme) in Sydney, Melbourne and Saabrücken.

In 2003, Maija made her Latvian National Opera debut as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni. The following year, she was the winner of the 10th Riccardo Zandonai International Opera competition in Italy and was second at the 3rd Jāzeps Vītols Vocal competition in Riga. She rose to international prominence in 2006 after winning Operalia - Plácido Domingo’s world opera competition in Valencia.


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as Tatyana

as Tatyana
as Eurydice

as Eurydice
as Mimi

as Mimi
as Violetta

as Violetta