Wagnerian bass-baritone is Latvia’s new bossmain
The bass-baritone Egils Siliņš has taken over as director of the Latvian National Opera and Ballet from today.
Siliņš, 57, has sung Wagner internationally for 30 years, notably at Amsterdam and Covent Garden. He made his Bayreuth debut in Lohengrin in 2018.
At Riga, where Wagner was once music director, he has a five-year contract.