Mārtiņš Ozoliņš


MĀRTIŅŠ OZOLIŅŠ is the Chief Conductor of the Latvian National Opera and has worked as the guest conductor with Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Liepāja Symphony Orchestra, Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, Kaunas Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Tampere Philarmonic Orchestra, and Orchestra della Fondazione Teatro Lirico “Giuseppe Verdi” di Trieste. He is a graduate of the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music Choir Conducting Department with Prof. Edgars Račevskis and Symphony Orchestra Conducting Department with Prof. Imants Resnis. He improved his professional skills with Helmuth Rilling, Gintaras Rinkevičius, and Vassily Sinaisky. He is the Head of the Department of Orchestra Conducting at the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music since 2010.

He has been the laureate of several international conducting competitions including 4th Jorma Panula Conducting Competition. Mārtiņš Ozoliņš has toured to Moscow, Mexico, Tamper, Trieste, Catania, Muscat, Leipzig, Gdansk etc. Mārtiņš Ozoliņš was the Artistic Director of the brass orchestra “Rīga” (2011–2015).

He has been the conductor of the LNO since 2005 and the Chief Conductor of the LNO since 2013. He has been the music director of the operas Rusalka, The Love for Three Oranges, Manon Lescaut, Rigoletto, Macbeth, the concert performance of The Tsar’s Bride and the ballets Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Les Creatures, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Karlsson Flies..., Romeo and Juliet and Bolero... His repertoire also includes operas The Demon, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Eugene Onegin, The Queen of Spades, ballets The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Cinderella a. o. In 2017 he conducted performances of Verdi’s La traviata at two of China’s most notable opera houses – the Harbin Grand Theatre and the Tianjin Grand Theatre. 


Upcoming events

Today, 19:00 Faust Conductor
Tomorrow, 19:00 Faust Conductor
april 29, 19:00 Bolero... Music Director and Conductor
may 6, 19:00 Peer Gynt Music Director and Conductor
may 10, 18:00 TANNHÄUSER Music Director and Conductor
may 30, 19:00 Swan Lake Conductor
june 9, 19:00 The Rose of Turaida Music Director and Conductor
june 14, 19:00 Turandot Conductor
june 15, 19:00 DON PASQUALE Music Director and Conductor


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