Every year Elīna Garanča and Karel Mark Chichon invite the greatest talents of the world of Opera to sing with them as their guests at the open air concerts. For some of these guests, such as Valentina Nafonita, Bryan Hymel, Angel Joy Blue or Joyce El-Khoury these guest appearances awere followed by formative steps in their singing careers. During „Classic under stars“ the audience experiences in addition to the extraordinary voice and star presence of Elīna Garanča herself , formative moments in the career paths of rising opera stars.
More than 120 artists will be on stage this year in the context of "Klassik unter Sternen" together with Elīna Garanča, among others in the grande finale, Act 2 of Aida. The Latvian Mezzosopranist has invited several international performances this year. The concert will be impressive: Kammersängerin and soprano Barbara Frittoli as well as star tenor Alfred Kim, the tenors Rodolfo Giugliani, Martin Mikuš, Rihards Mačanovskis, the choir of the Slovak National Theater and the symphony orchestra of the Viennese Volksoper present a jubilee program compiled by artistic director Karel Mark Chichon, which can really be seen:
For example, there will be an Aida focus, where Garanča will be on the stage for the first time on the stage in the role of Amneris, Aidas Rival. In addition to Verdis Aida famous and popular arias are going to be performed: From Carmen, La Traviata, Cavalleria Rusticana, Turandot, Otello, Don Carlo and Andrea Chenier. The crowning conclusion is a wonderful medley of well-known melodies performed by Garanča and all her guests, from Tonight to Caminito, Matinatta, La vie en rose, Vienna and Vienna, only you alone, to O sole mio - a Medley Famous three tenors first sung in 1990 with a legendary audience success in the Caracalla Spa in Rome.