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Čirkše, Brigita - Soprano

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Biography

The upcoming opera singer Brigita Čirkše, comes from a musical family and started the musical career at a very young age, when she started to play violin and went to see her first opera, that aspired her to become a singer herself. After she graduated Jazeps Medins Music College, she studied with famous Latvian singer Kristine Gailite, as her vocal teacher in Jazeps Vitols Latvian Music Academy, where she graduated with excellence in 2023.
 
In the Summer of 2023 Brigita sang in the Jurmala Festival, in the concert “Born in Latvia” conducted by Maestro Andris Rubiķis, singing alongside the world famous Latvian tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko. Not long after, she sang in a concert with Lithuanian State Symphony orchestra, conducted by Martynas Staķionis in Biržai castle in Lithuania, and sang a Gala concert of Summer Campus Gala concert together with Norddeutsche Philharmonie orchestra conducted by Maestro Marcus Bosch.
 
At the end of year 2023, Brigita sang a mono opera solo role, alongside Latvian National Symphony orchestra conducted by Andris Vecumnieks. Brigita made her opera debut in Latvian National Opera and Ballet at the start of 2024, singing the role of Pipinella the Canary in beloved Birds Opera by Latvian composer Jānis Lūsēns, conducted by Andris Veicmanis. Brigita Čirkše is expected to sing the role of Anina in Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata in the summer 2024, in Sigulda Opera festival alongside a world famous interpret of the role of Alfredo - Dmytro Popov.
 
In 2023, Brigita participated in the prestigious Hans Gabor Belvedere International singing competition, where she got through to the final rounds in Dortmund, Germany. In the same year, she also got through to the final rounds in another prestigious contest - Klaudia Taev International Singing competition in Parnu, Estonia.