Wednesday, on 18 September, the annual „Latvijas Gāze” opera awards ceremony was held at The National Opera of Latvia where the best artists from the last season were awarded, so was the brightest shows announced and awards for life-time achievements given.
Award for the nomination „The best opera solist” was given to Liene Kinča, the best male opera solist was announced Egils Siliņš (bass baritone), but for the nomination „Best opera show” „The Ring of the Nibelung” by Richard Wagner received an award that was shown at The Riga Opera Festival in its full-lenght.
Sabīne Guravska got the title of the best ballet solist, the best debut for ballet dancing „went” to Ieva Rācene. „The best orchestra performer” was given to alto player Silvija Krauze. The award for a longtime and quality work at the technical administration for The National Opera of Latvia was given to Elga Skane who is responsible for ticket sales management.
Žermēna Heine-Vāgnere received the award „The legendary life in arts”, but Vladimirs Okuņš got the award for his lifetime achievements at The National Opera of Latvia.
Marina Rebeka received the award for her achievements in 2012/2013 season at The National Opera of Latvia.