Vida Miknevičiūtė

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Photo: Martina Pipprich

Soprano


Last Victorian Opera performance

Salome in Strauss' Salome, February 2020

Last 3 major performances 

  • Amelia in Verdi's Simon Boccanegra, Mainz State Theater, 2019 (Germany)
  • Chrysothemis in Strauss' Elektra, Berlin State Opera (Unter den Linden), 2019 (Germany)
  • Marguerite in Gounod's Faust, Vilnius City Opera 2018 (Lithuania)

Education/Training

  • 1986-1997 Music Gymnasium (Piano, Conducting)
  • 1997-2005 Music Academy in Lithuania, Masters Degree in singing 
  • 2003-2004 “Erasmus Programm” Scholarship at University F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy in Leipzig (Germany)
  • 2005-2007 Member of the International Opera Studio in Zürich (Switzerland) 
  • 2008-2010 Member of the International Opera Studio in Hamburg (Germany)

Age when you started singing

From my childhood at 4 years old. Professionally at 18!

Favourite opera or musical

G.Puccini, Tosca

Favourite role to perform

A. Dvořák, Rusalka, Rusalka

A fun fact not many people know about you

I am a very passionate mushroom picker.

Tell us about your hobbies outside opera

I am a fisherman (fishergirl ;)).
I love, when the weather is good, to go fishing or play basketball!

Awards

  • 2009 - 1st prize and 1 public prize at the Robert Stolz “Viennese Operetta” singing competition in Hamburg (Germany)
  • 2002 - 3rd prize at singing competition in Kaunas (Lithuania)
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Vida Miknevičiūtė in La Traviata, Staatstheater Mainz, 2014. Photo: Martina Pipprich