Artists of the Baltic Ball 2018

Dinara Alieva

the owner of a wonderful soprano, she is a soloist of Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and is also guest-starring at Vienna State Opera, Berlin State Opera, Latvian National Opera and other world's major opera houses and concert halls.
http://dinaraalieva.com

CARLOS OSUNA

tenor (Mexico)
Soloist of the Vienna State Opera.
Carlos Osuna won second prize at the Licia Albanese-Puccini International Vocal Competition 2010 in New York and the "Best Singer" award at the Verbier's Festival in 2011.
Carlos has also worked with world renowned artists such as: Placido Domingo, Mirella Freni, Dame Kiri te Kanawa, Ileana Cotrubas, Sherril Milnes, Jose Carreras, Richard Bonynge, Ramon Vargas, Sylvia Greenberg and others.

Andrei Lebedev

talented conductor at the Theatre of Moscow “Novaya Opera” and conductor of the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music Orchestra. The laureate of the “Golden Mask Award” 2016 in the category "Opera / Conductor's work".
http://www.novayaopera.ru

Natalia Somova

Honoured Artist of Russia, laureate of the Youth Award "Triumph", one of the prima ballerina of the Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre. In 1999 she graduated from the Krasnodar State Institute of Choreography.

Georgi Smilevski

Honoured Artist of Russia, one of the soloist of the Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre. After graduating from the Moscow State Academy of Choreography, he joined the Bolshoi Theater of Russia - studio of Yuri Grigorovich. In 1995 Georgi Smilevski was accepted into the troupe of the Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre.

Andrei Chitu

Baltic Ball dance master Andrey Chitu is an experienced choreographer and professional dancer from Vienna, who successfully leads the famous Dance School "Stanek"

Edgars Līnis & Elīza Ancāne

four times Latvian Ballroom Champions, 
World Cup finalists,
European Championship semifinalists,
North European Champions.

Aydar Gaynullin

unique musician, world renowned button accordion player, winner of 18 international competitions.
Classics, pop music, rock, jazz by Aydar Gaynullin are performed in the best concert halls around the world: in the Great Hall of the Berlin Philharmonic, Gaveau Hall (Paris), Wigmore Hall (London), Kennedy Center (Washington), Moscow International House of Music and many others.

Artists of the Baltic Ball 2017

Kristīne Opolais (Latvija)

www.kristineopolais.com

one of the most sought after sopranos on the international scene today

Sesto Quatrini
(Italy)

www.sestoquatrini.com

Evgenia Obraztsova (Russia)

www.evgeniaobraztsova.com

Prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Theatre

Arunas Bizokas and Katusha Demidova (USA)

eight times World ballroom dance champions

Thomas Weinhappel

talented Austrian opera singer, lyrical baritone

Andrei Chitu

Baltic Ball dance master Andrey Chitu is an experienced choreographer and professional dancer from Vienna, who successfully leads the famous Dance School "Stanek"