STUNDYTE Ausrine

  • Plans of Lithuanian soprano Ausrine Stundyte for 2020 include her debuts at Salzburg Festival in the title role of Elektra conducted by Franz Welser-Möst and in Stuttgart as Färberin in a new production Die Frau ohne Schatten as well as Marie/Marietta in a new production Die tote Stadt in Cologne.

    2021 she will sing a new production Die tote Stadt at Theater an der Wien, give her debut in the part of Regan in a new production of Aribert Reimann’s Lear in Munich.

    2022 she will sing, among others, The Fiery Angel in Madrid and Lady Macbeth of the District of Mtsensk in Barcelona.

    Recent highlights include Judit in Duke Bluebeard’s Castle in Venice and - staged by Calixto Bieito - at Komischen Oper Berlin, the title role of Salome at the state operas of Vienna and Berlin as well as in Bologna and Dallas, Hindemith’s Sancta Susanna in both Baltimore and Vienna, Heliane in Korngold’s Das Wunder der Heliane at Bard Summer Escape and in Antwerp, José Maria Usandizanga’s Basque folk opera Mendi Mendiyan directed by Calixto Bieito in Bilbao and San Sebastian, Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District in Paris directed by Krzystof Warlikowski, in Lyon staged by Dmitry Tcherniakov and conducted by Kazushi Ono and in Antwerp under Dmitri Jurowski and staged by Calixto Bieito; Tosca in Helsinki, Seattle and São Paulo, Renata in Prokofive’s The Fiery Angel at the Festival of Aix-en-Provence, in Warsaw, in Zurich staged by Calixto Bieito and conducted by Gianandrea Noseda, in Munich conducted by Michail Jurowski and in Lyon conducted by Kazushi Ono; Carlotta in Schreker’s Die Gezeichneten at Komische Oper Berlin, Heliane in Korngold’s Das Wunder der Heliane in Antwerp, Bianca in Zemlinsky’s Eine florentinische Tragödie in Amsterdam, Catalani’s Loreley at St. Gallen Festival, Venus in Tannhäuser staged by Calixto Bieito in Venice and Antwerp, Montezuma in Rihm’s Die Eroberung von Mexiko in Peter Konwitschny’s production in Cologne and Madrid, Leonore in Fidelio in concert performances in Israel and fully staged at Vienna Volksoper and in Florence under Zubin Mehta, Margherita in Boitos Mefistofele in Munich, Chrysothemis in Elektra in Antwerp, the title role in La Gioconda in St. Gallen or Cio-Cio-San in Puccini’s Madame Butterfly at the Savonlinna Opera Festival and in Seattle.

    Aušrine Stundyte started her career with appearances at Opera Leipzig and as a member of the ensemble of Cologne Opera, she guested in Essen, Lübeck, Lisbon or as Sieglinde in Die Walküre in Palermo.

    Born in Vilnius, Aušrine Stundyte studied voice at the Lithuanian Music Accademy with Prof. Irena Milkeviciute and at Music and Theater Accademy in Leipzig with Prof. Helga Forner.
    She received several scholarships and awards.

    She is working with conductors such as Gianandrea Noseda, Zubin Metha, Fabio Luisi, Jeffrey Tate, Julia Jones, Julian Kovatchev, Marco Armiliato, Dmitri Jurowski, Markus Stenz or Gabriel Feltz and with stage directors like Calixto Bieito, Robert Carsen, Peter Konwitschny, Barry Koski, Graham Vick, David Alden, Christof Nel, Pierre Audi, Tatjana Gürbaca or Anthony Pilavachi.

    She sings a large concert and lied repertoire, which she performes at Gewandhaus Leipzig, at the Philharmonie of Cologne and Essen as well as in several concert halls in Tokyo.

    With MDR Orchestra Leipzig she recorded songs by Hermann Heyer.

    05/2020

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Released: Verdi's Otello with Federica Lombardi as Desdemona - alongside Jonas Kaufmann and Carlos Alvarez. The conductor is Antonio Pappano.

LOMBARDI Federica soprano Verdi Otello Jonas KAUFAMANN 2CD Sony

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