Rihards Millers

Koulutus – Education

Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music

Opettajat – Teachers

Anita Garanča , Axel Everaert, Krišjānis Norvelis, Anna Maria Ferante

Tutkinnon suorittamisvuosi – Years of degree if any

2013 – to date Master’s Degree, programme Opera singer at Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, Riga, Latvia
2009 – 2013 Bachelor’s study programme Vocal music at Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, Riga, Latvia
2005- 2009 Professional Music Secondary school, Ventspils, Latvia

Tärkeimmät julkiset esiintymiset – Most important public performances

23.1.2014 - debut in Latvian Nacional Opera with Pantalone from S.Prokofiev The love for three oranges
8.1.2014 - Latvian Muzic academy and Swedbank prize for outstanding artistic achievements Laureates concert
2.6.2013 - gala concert of Joung singer program in Latvian Nacional Opera

Palkinnot kansainvälisissä kilpailuissa – Awards received from international competitions

2013 2nd place and audience prize in Alīda Vāne Singing Competition for new vocalists in Ventpils

Lisätietoa –  Additional information

Comes from Latvia, Talsi. Born in 1989, in Liepāja city. Rihards has graduated Ventspils Secondary School of Music, Vocal Music Class. During 2009-2013 studied in Latvian Academy of Music under guidance of Anita Garanča and Krišjānis Norvelis. During 2011—2012, under the Erasmus Programme, studied at National Academy of St. Cecilia in Rome under guidance of Anna Maria Ferrante. At present he is studying Opera singing in The Latvian Academy of Music and he is soloist in The Latvian National Opera.
In 2005 took 2nd place in Alfrēds Kalniņš Singing Competition for new vocalists in Cēsis, Latvia. Then in 2007 took 2nd place and in 2013 took 2nd place in Alīda Vāne Singing Competition for new vocalists in Ventpils, Latvia. In 2008, took 1st place in National singing competition, education programme — vocal music, in Daugavpils, Latvia and in 2009, took 1st place A. Kalniņš Singing Competition for new vocalists in Cēsis, Latvia.
In 2013 2nd place and audience prize in Alīda Vāne International Singing Competition for new vocalists in Ventpils, Latvia. In 2014 awarded with Latvian Music academy and Swedbank prize for outstanding artistic achievements in 2013.
In October 2013 participated in Europe song festival in Warsaw. In January 23/ 2014 he had debut with Pantalone role in Sergei Prokofiev “The Love for Three Oranges” and in 2014 with Count in W.A.Mozarts “Le nozze di Figaro” in Latvian National Opera.

Ohjelma – Repertoire

Alkukilpailu – Preliminary round

G.F. Händel
Messiah: Why do the nations

F. Schubert
Der Wanderer (Schmidt von Lübeck)

P. Tšaikovski
Serenada Don Žuana (Tolstoi)

W.A. Mozart
Le nozze di Figaro: “Tutto e disposto” (Figaro)

Välikilpailu – Semifinals

J. Sibelius
Come away, death (Shakespeare)

R. Schumann
Dichterliebe (Heine)
1. Im wunderschönen Monat Mai
3. Die Rose, die Lilie, die Taube
4. Wenn ich in deine Augen seh'
5. Ich will meine Seele tauchen
     6. Im Rhein
7. Ich grolle nicht
8. Und wüssten's die Blumen, die kleinen
10. Hör' ich das Liedchen klingen
12. Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen
13. Ich hab' im Traum geweinet

L.v. Beethoven
Fidelio: “Ha, welch ein Augenblick” (Pizzarro)

Loppukilpailu – Final

G. Puccini
Edgar: “Questo amor, vergognia mia” (Edgar)

W.A. Mozart
Le nozze di Figaro: “Hai già vinta la causa!...Vedrò mentr'io sospiro” (Il Conte)

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