Kristaps Porziņģis isn’t the only exceptionally talented Latvian in New York right now. Kristīne Opolais has been killing it at the Met. You don’t often read about opera singers in ‘The Economist’!
What’s more, her husband Andris Nelsons just won a Grammy for ‘Best Orchestral Performance’:
Thankfully, there is still an abundance of musical talent in Latvia. The Latvian National Opera is as good a venue as any to check it out: