WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART "THE LITTLE MAGIC FLUTE"

Premiere 19.3.2016 Latvian National Opera

Music Director and Conductor: Andris Veismanis

Dramaturge/Stage director: Margo Zalite

Set Designer/Vidoe: Ineta Sipunova

http://www.opera.lv/en/production/the-little-magic-flute/

Costume Designer: Berta Vilipsone

Light Designer: Jānis Sniķers

DARIUSZ PRZYBYLSKI "ORPHEE"

tragédie lyrique en musique

Premiere 15.12.2015 Warsaw Chamber Opera

adapted by Margo Zalite, Dariusz Przybylski

7 solosists, vocal ensemble proMODERN, chamber choir, orchestra

Music Director and Conductor: Maja Metelska

Stage director/Set Designer: Margo Zalite

Costume Designer: Marlena Skoneczko/Margo Zalite

Video: Marek Zamojski

language consultant: Annabelle Richard

"SAULITE SLIMNICA"

Worldpremiere 21.10.2015 Riga Children Hospital, Latvia

composers: Imants Zemzars, Rihards Dubra

Lyrics: Jānis Rainis, Inese Zandere

Light Designer: Jānis Sniķers

Video: Austra Hauks


musicians: Riga Dome School children, doctors from the Hospital

IMANTS KALNIŅŠ "NO SALDENĀS PUDELES"

|From the sweet bottle|

symphonic singspiel by Imants Kalnins, Rudolfs Blaumanis and Janis Peters (1975)

Premiere 30.7.2015 Ventspils Theatre, Latvia

Music Director and Conductor: Aigars Meri

Set Designer: Dace Pudāne

Costume Designer: Juta Ķimenīte

Light Designer: Jānis Sniķers

Video: Ineta Sipunova

"LŪGŠANA LATVIJAI" (a prayer for Latvia)

Worldpremiere 5.7.2015 St.Petri Church / Live stream in TV and Radio

staged concert for Latvian Song festival

space/concept: Margo Zalite

full video

https://ltv.lsm.lv/lv/raksts/06.07.2015-garigas-muzikas-koncerts-lugsana-latvijai.id52348/

ĒRIKS EŠENVALDS "NORTHERN LIGHTS"

Worldpremiere 27.4.2015 Latvian National Opera

multimedial symphony
staged oratorio based on 23 storytellers from all Northern regions

concept/stage/positions: Margo Zalite

"POTATO OPERA"

Worldpremiere 24.11.2014 Latvian National Opera, New Hall

special Event in programm of Riga Culture Capital 2014

Composers - Lolita Ritmane, Evija Skuķe, Rihards Dubra, Līga Celma-Kursiete, Mārtiņš Brauns, Andris Sējāns

Libretto - Inese Zandere

Cunductor - Aira Birziņa

Potato Opera orchestra, 70 person girls choir "Tiara", 15 soloists

Video/stage - Ineta Sipunova (O.Dregis)

costume designer - Liene Dobrāja (D.Sloka)

lights - Uģis Ezerietis

http://kartupelu-opera.mozello.com/galerija/kartupelu-opera-ventspili/

GIUSEPPE VERDI "RIGOLETTO"

Premiere Latvian National Opera 18.9.2014

Music Director and Conductor: Martins Ozolins

Set Designer: Aída-Leonor Guardia

Costume Designer: Liene Dobraja

Dramaturge: Johanna Mangold

Light Designer: Stefan Bolliger

Video: Ineta Sipunova

www.opera.lv/en/productions/productions/operas/rigoletto

(c) Foto Gunars Janaitis

DARIUSZ PRZYBYLSKI "FALL"

Chamber opera

Premiere: 20th June 2014, Tischlerei, Deutsche Oper Berlin

Libretto, Stage Directo: Margo Zalite
Choreographer: Ahmed Soura
Dramaturge: Curt A. Roesler
Video: Chloe Guerbois
Queen I: Bini Lee
Queen II: Jörg Schörner
With Kinderchor der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Orchester: Musiker des Orchesters der Deutschen Oper Berlin

Video cut: Uschi Gutter

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART "3 X COSI FAN TUTTE"

Premiere 20.09.2013 Mumuth Graz / 26.10.2013 Tischlerei Deutsche Oper Berlin
Martin Miotk – stage/costumes

Production of the University of the Arts Graz, in partnership with Universität der Künste Berlin, Bayerische Theaterakademie, Hanns Eisler HfM, Deutsche Bank Stiftung, Aventis Foundation and Förderkreises der Deutschen Oper Berlin e. V.

@ Deutsche Oper Repertoire >

 

JOHN LUTHER ADAMS "CANTICLES OF THE HOLY WIND"

Premiere Riga Tabac Factory 25.5.2013
Youth Choir "Kamēr..."
Conductor Jānis Liepiņš
Light designer Gints Gabrāns
Foto © Ansis Starks

BENJAMIN BRITTEN "THE TURN OF THE SCREW"

Premiere Berlin Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eissler 7.2.2013
6 singers, 1 piano, 1 ghost-noise-percussionist.
Video by Uschi Gutter

 

RICHARD WAGNER "WALKÜRE"

Premiere Berlin Akademie der Künste 24.1.2013
3 Singers, 4 Musicians, scream-choir, Live-Electronics
a counter-position to the Wagnerian intemperance
Foto © Marcus Lieberenz, Annette Staack

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Meža Measure

Opening performance of the festival SURVIVAL KIT 4
(90 international artist participants)

Premiere Riga Tabacco Factory, 06.09.2012
7 dancers, 2 piglets, 30kg human hair from Berlin and Riga
Kristine Alksne - site specific installation, Margita Zalite - stage direction, performance, sound installation of Latvian Anthem

Franz Schubert "Die Verschworenen"

Premiere Berlin HAU2, 8.10.2011
3 arrangers, 11 Singers, one 82-years-old-actress, 8 musicians

Arthur Honneger "La Danse des Morts"

Luis Bacalov "Misa Tango"

Premiere Train Museum Riga 27.8.2011
Orchestra, choir, 4 soloists, 1 actress, 6 dancers. Nomination for the best stage direction. Conductor Maris Sirmais, bandoneon Héctor Ulises Passarella

Giuseppe Verdi, "Traviata"

Premiere Academy of Music Berlin 3.2.2011
piano, 2 singers, 5 silent roles, death theme played by the Golden Saw winner of Finland - Mimosa Pale

Liga Celma "Jārsokys Dereiba"

Prime time in Latvian Television and Radio, Worldpremiere at Latvian State Opera, 3.4.2010
For choir and orchestra. Conductor Maris Sirmais.

Concept for 3 concerts

New music festival ARĒNA

Music by Saed Haddad, Czaja Czernowin a.o., Great Guild Riga, October 2009
2 stages, 2 orchestras, vocal ensemble, 5 solo, 2 actresses, video.

Euripides "Bakchen"

One-woman show

Directors competition Leipzig 2009

The Beginning Was The Word

after M.Zalites iniciative 11 Latvian leading poets and composers write motets for Latvian Stateschoir “Latvija”

Premiere St.Peteris church Riga 11.9.2007
Choir, circus artist, 400 Liter self made birch juice, 8 original animation videos.
Nomination for best film at the poetry Film festival ZEBRA.

Liga Celma "Vedību Rits"

for woman choir, long wooden sticks, organ

Worldpremiere in Annas Church, Jelgava, 16.4.2006

Selected assistance work

Oper Graz / MAHAGONNY, leading of reopening / 2013 / dir. Calixto Bieito
States Opera / Berlin / SATIESFACTIONS / 2012 / dir. Juergen Flimm
Komische Oper / Berlin / KARMELITINNEN / 2012 / dir. Calixto Bieito
Residenztheater / Munich / KIRSCHGARTEN / 2012 / dir.Calixto Bieito
Handicaped Theater Thikwa / Berlin / 2009 / dir. Elfi Mikesch