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The Rose of Turaida

The Rose of Turaida, an opera by Zigmars Liepiņš and with the libretto by Kaspars Dimiters, is a musically and theatrically fresh remake of the opera No rozes un asinīm. It’s a story about the events of 1620, during which the protagonists continue to live out their passions – a story that moved conductor Mārtiņš Ozoliņš and director Ināra Slucka to portray this melodious drama as a timeless legend about Maija’s love and loyalty.

Love is stronger than death,
Love is stronger than life.
Life balances on a wire,
And you balance on the wire of death.

If I can, with my final breath,
I will bloom with the Rose.
Eternity will unite us…