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Vida Miknevičiūtė

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Lithuanian soprano Vida Miknevičiūtė celebrated her role debut as Sieglinde (Die Walküre) in Dmitri Tcherniakov’s new production of the Ring at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in the current season and will repeat this role at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples in April 2023. She also made her debut at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan as Salome and will also debut with this role at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. In addition, she is once again a guest at the Bavarian State Opera (Chrysothemis (Elektra), Giuditta, Salome), will be seen as Lisa in the new production of Pique Dame at the Semperoper Dresden, and as Jenůfa and Senta (Der fliegende Holländer) at the Berlin State Opera.


Vida Miknevičiūtė made her acclaimed Festival debut at the 2021 Salzburg Festival as Chrysothemis under the baton of Franz Welser-Möst. In the 2021/22 season she made her successful house debut at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich as Giuditta in the new production of Lehár’s operetta of the same name, returned to the Vienna State Opera as Marietta (Die Tote Stadt), to the Hamburg State Opera and Opéra national de Paris as Chrysothemis and to the Berlin State Opera as Elsa (Lohengrin) and Chrysothemis. She also made her debut as Salome at the Bolshoi in Moscow in October 2021 and sang this role in Christoph Loy’s new production at the Finnish National Opera in Helsinki.


In the 2019/20 season she made her role debut as Elsa in Calixto Bieto’s new production of Lohengrin at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin, where she made her brilliant debut as Chrysothemis under the baton of Daniel Barenboim in the 2018/19 season and returned in the 2019/20 season as Helmwige (Die Walküre). Further guest engagements took her to Victorian Opera in Melbourne, where she made her critically and publicly acclaimed debut as Salome, before debuting with the same role at the Vienna State Opera, as the Empress (Die Frau ohne Schatten), Chrysothemis, Maddalena di Coigny (Andrea Chénier) and Elettra (Idomeneo) at the Staatstheater Kassel, as Natalie Princess of Orange (The Prince of Homburg) at the Stuttgart State Opera, to the Frankfurt Opera as Sylva Varescú (The Csárdás Princess) and to the Leipzig Opera as Irene (Rienzi). She made her debut at the Latvian National Opera in Riga as Elisabeth (Tannhäuser) and was also heard there as Marguerite (Faust), Senta and Lisa. At the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden she also appeared as Senta.


Between 2011 and 2020, Vida Miknevičiūtė was a member of the ensemble at the Staatstheater Mainz, where she performed, among others. as Elettra (Idomeneo), Natalie Princess of Orange (The Prince of Homburg), Tatyana (Eugene Onegin), Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), Margherita (Mefistofele), Violetta Valéry (La traviata), as Eva (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg), Marguerite (Faust), Blanche (Dialogues des Carmélites), Mimì (La bohème) and Ursula (Mathis der Maler), as Elisabetta (Don Carlo), as Sieglinde in R. Wagner/Loriot (Der Ring an einem Abend) and as Maria Boccanegra (Simon Boccanegra).


Vida Miknevičiūtė has worked with conductors such as Simone Young, Daniel Barenboim, Adam Fischer, Valery Gergiev, Alexander Joel, Eun Sun Kim, Franz Welser-Möst, Peter Schneider, Kent Nagano, Christian Thielemann, Vladimir Jurowski, Gintaras Rinkevicius, Thomas Guggeis and Hermann Bäumer and with directors such as Lorenzo Fioroni, Katharina Thalbach, Johannes Schütz, Tilman Knabe, Harry Kupfer, Christof Nel, Christoph Loy, Calixto Bieto, Krzysztof Warlikowski, Dmitri Tcherniakov, Tom Ryser and Vera Nemirova.

February 2023 – Please don’t use any older material. For the most recent biography, please contact Bartosz Jakobczak