Raimonds Bramanis is one of the Latvian National Opera leading soloists. In 2007 he graduated from the J. Vitols Latvian Academy of Music. He has participated in master classes and has continued to develop his vocal prowess with Paolo de Napoli.
Raimonds Bramanis made his debut at the LNOB in 2008 as Papageno in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte. In the years since he has sung Nemorino (L'elisir d'amore by Donizetti), Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni by Mozart), the Prince (The Love for Three Oranges by Prokofiev), Ismaele (Nabucco by Verdi), Alfredo Germont (La Traviata by Verdi), Duke of Mantua (Rigoletto by Verdi), Macduff and Malcolm (Macbeth by Verdi), Roberto (Le Villi by Puccini) , Alfred (Die Fledermaus by Strauss), Lensky (Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky), the Architect (E. Ešenvalds’ The Immured), Rodolfo (La Boheme by Puccini), the title role in Gounod`s opera Faust .
The artist has also portrayed Alfredo Germont in Magdeburg, Germany and in Tallinn, Estonia. In 2011, along with the soprano Dinara Alieva, he performed at the Prague State Opera with Maestro Ratislav Štúr. He was part of a concert production of Verdi’s Otello together with the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Karel Mark Chichon.
In 2015 he was awarded the “Latvijas Gaze” Annual Award for Opera 2015 as Best Opera Soloist.