Plans of Lithuanian soprano Aušrine Stundyte for 2019 include her debut at Vienna State Opera in the title role of Salome. In Baltimore and Vienna she will perform Hindemith’s Sancta Susanna, at Staatsoper Berlin she will sing more Salome.

2020 she will sing, among others, Judit in Duke Bluebeard’s Castle in Venice, Salome with Dallas Symphony and at Bergen Festival as well as Renata in a new production The Fiery Angel at Theater an der Wien.

2021 she will give her debut in the part of Regan in a new production of Aribert Reimann’s Lear in Munich.

Recent highlights include 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; Salome at Staatsoper Berlin and in Bologna, Tosca in Helsinki, Seattle and São Paulo, Renata in 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; and of 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, Judit in Bartok’s Duke Bluebeard’s Castle at Komischen Oper Berlin (staged by Calixto Bieito), 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. Recently she sang Zemlinsky’s Lyrische Symphonie and the final scene of Götterdämmerung in Tokyo.

With MDR Orchestra Leipzig she recorded songs by Hermann Heyer.

 

 
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REPERTOIRE

Opera

 

Bartók "Bluebeard's Castle".........Judith
Beethoven "Fidelio".............Leonore
Janáček "Katja Kabanova"........Katja
Giordano "Andrea Chénier".........Maddalena
Korngold "Die tote Stadt"........Marietta

Korngold "das Wunder der Heliane".....Heliane
Leoncavallo "Pagliacci"...........Nedda
Poulenc "La voix humaine".....Sopran
Prokofiev "Ognenny angel"("The Fiery Angel")....Renata
Puccini "Madama Butterfly"........Cio-Cio-San
Puccini "Manon Lescaut"........Manon
Puccini "Tosca".............Tosca
Rihm "Die Eroberung von Mexico"....Montezuma
Ruders "Selma Jezková"...........Selma
Schostakowitsch "Lady Macbeth von Mzensk"....Katerina
Strauss, Richard "Der Rosenkavalier"..........Marschallin
Strauss, Richard "Electra".............Chrysothemis

Strauss, Richard "Salome".........Salome
Tchaikowski "Eugen Onegin".........Tatjana
Tchaikowski "Pique Dame".........Lisa
Tchaikowski "Tcharodejka".........Nastasja
Verdi "Don Carlos"..........Elisabeth
Verdi "Un ballo in maschera"......Amelia
Verdi "Othello".............Desdemona
Wagner "Die Götterdämmerung".......Gutrune
Wagner "Walküre"................Sieglinde
Wagner "Parsifal"................Kundry
Wagner "Tannhäuser"...........Venus

Concert

Berg "Sieben frühe Lieder" 

Strauss, Richard "Vier letzte Lieder"

Wagner "Wesendonck Lieder"

Zemlinsky "Lyrische Symphonie"

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salome

staatsoper wien, austria

27 september, 1, 4 october 2019

sancta susanna, hindemith

baltimore, usa

17, 20 october 2019

wiener konzerthaus, austria

24 october 2018 

salome

berlin staatsoper, germany

1, 4, 10, 13, 15 dezember 2019

bluebeard’s castle

teatro fenice, italy

17, 19, 21, 23, 25 january 2020

SALOME

dallas, usa

31 january, 2 February 2020

fiery angel

theater an der wien, austria

16, 18, 21, 23, 26, 28 April 2020

salome

bergen, norway

20, 22 may 2020