BIOGRAPHY Performances


In 1985 Ms. Laima Jonutytė made her debut at the LNOBT as Larina in P. Tchaikovsky’s opera “Eugene Onegin”. She graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music in 1986, in 1991 finished her internship at the Academy and also was an intern in Denmark, where she studied with prof. A. Orlovitz. Since 1991 she has been a soloist with the opera company of the LNOBT. In 2006 she was awarded a special Public Prize in the opera category.

Ms. Laima Jonutytė is an intuitive performer, reacting sensitively to different musical styles, the ideas of conductors and directors – her artistry and temperament enable her to create unique interpretations of well-known roles. Ms. Jonutytė has created many colourful operatic roles, is often performing in concerts of chamber music and preparing lied performances. She performed solo parts in oratorios, cantatas and Masses written by J. S. Bach, A. Dvorak, W. A. Mozart, F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, F. Schubert, G. F. Handel, L. van Beethoven, G. Mahler and others.

As requested by composer P. Eötvös, Ms. Jonutytė performed the role of Martina Laborde during premiere performances of “Love and Other Demons” shown in Strasbourg. The first two performances were conducted by Mr. Eötvös himself.

The soloist collaborated with such conductors as Mstislav Rostropovič, Kszysztof Penderecki, Justus Frantz, Jacek Kaspszyk, David Pary, P. Borin, G. Mais, Z. Zidvards, Ingo Ernst Reihl, Juozas Domarkas, Jonas Aleksa, Gintaras Rinkevičius, Saulius Sondeckis, Petras Bingelis, Martynas Staškus, Vytautas Viržonis, Modestas Pitrėnas and others.

Ms. Jonutytė participated in such festivals as  Schlesvig-Holstein, Ravenna (Italy), International Music Festival San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain), International Festival of Sacred Music in Nuremberg (Germany), Haydn-Schubert (Vilnius), Pažaislis Music Festival and other festivals in Lithuania. She performed in Bulgaria, Spain, Hungary, Germany, USA, Great Britain, countries of Latin America, Estonia, Latvia, Belarus and elsewhere.

Repertoire includes:

Clarina (G. Rossini “La cambiale di matrimonio“)
Mrs. Nolan (G. C. Menotti “The Medium “)
Bodessa (G. Puccini “Suor Angelica“)
Ciesca and Veccia  (G. Puccini “Gianni Schicchi“)
Larina (P. Tchaikovsky “Eugene Onegin“)
Rosina (G. Rossini “Il barbiere di Siviglia“)
Eurilda (J. Haydn “Le pescatrici“)
Suzuki (G. Puccini “Madamma Butterfly“)
Carmen (G. Bizet “Carmen“)
Jonukas (E. Humperdinck  “Hansel and Gretel“)
Mirabella (J. Strauss “Der Zigeunerbaron“)
Fenena (G. Verdi “Nabucco“)
Flora (G. Verdi “Traviata“)
Emilia (G. Verdi “Otello“)
Anna (J. Strauss “Wienerblut“)
Siebel, Marthe (Ch. Gounod “Faust“)
Nicklausse and The Muse (J. Offenbach “The Tales of Hoffmann“)
Adalgisa (V. Bellini “Norma“)
Polina (P. Tchaikovsky “Queen of Spades“)
Lolla (P. Mascagni “Cavalleria rusticana“)
Ms. Begot (B. Britten “Let us Play the Game of Opera“)
Amneris (G. Verdi “Aida“)
Maddalena (G. Verdi “Rigoletto“)
Hanna Glawari (Fr. Lehar “Die lustige Witwe“)
Mari (R. Wagner “Der fliegende Holländer“)
Ieva (B. Dvariono “Dalia“)
Preziosilla (G. Verdi “La forza del destino“)
Fricka (R. Wagner “Die Walküre“)
The Fox (R. Portman “The Little Prince“)
Martina Laborde (P. Eötvös “Love and Other Demons“)
Old Lady (L Bernstein “Candide”)
Olga (P. Tchaikovsky „Eugene Onegin”) etc.


Date Event title Start at Place
2020-11-08 THE TINY LINGONBERRY 12:00 LNOBT Main Stage Buy
2020-11-22 THE TINY LINGONBERRY 12:00 LNOBT Main Stage Buy
2021-01-24 THE TINY LINGONBERRY 12:00 LNOBT Main Stage Buy
2021-02-05 ERNANI 18:30 Rescheduled from 2020-03-20 Buy
2021-02-06 ERNANI 18:30 Rescheduled from 2020-03-21 Buy
Date Event title Start at Place
2019-03-14 DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Expired
2019-04-10 DIE LUSTIGE WITWE 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Expired
2019-11-14 Anniversary of Martynas Staškus 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Expired
2019-12-04 WIENER BLUT 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Expired
2019-12-05 WIENER BLUT 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Expired

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