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Sedlevičius, Modestas - Baritone

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Biography

The Lithuanian baritone, Modestas Sedlevičius, is one of the most outstanding young Baltic singers of his generation; recently awarded 3rd place at the International DEBUT Competition in Germany, and 2nd place at the International Virgilijus Noreika Singing Competition in Lithuania.
 
Modestas began his music studies at the Music and Theater Academy with Prof. Deividas Staponkus, after completing his degree in Chemistry at Vilnius University in Lithuania. Shortly afterwards, Modestas undertook vocal studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Mannheim, Germany with Prof. Rudolf Piernay and Prof. Snežana Stamenković.
 
Modestas was awarded a scholarship to attend the prestigious Accademia Teatro alla Scala in Milan in 2015 – 2016, he made his debut as the Papageno in an adapted version of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte for children, and returned as the 2nd Handwerksbursche in Berg’s opera Wozzeck and as Servant of the Doge in I Due Foscari alongside Placido Domingo.
 
The 2020/21 season is bringing Modestas back to the Nederlandse Reisopera in the Netherlands to sing Shaunard in La bohème and see his debut at Anhaltisches Theater Dessau, Germany as Figaro in II barbiere di Siviglia.
 
Modestas’ recent engagements include Dandini in La Cenerentola at the Immling Festival in Bad Endorf, Arnold in I Lituani at the Lithuanian National Philharmonics in Vilnius and Valentin in Faust at the Theater St. Gallen. He took the title role in Don Giovanni in Koblenz, and sang Fritz in Die Tote Stadt at the Nederlandse Reisopera and Figaro in II barbiere di Siviglia at the National Opera in Vilnius and Münchener Kammeroper.
 
Besides his operatic career, Modestas is an enthusiastic concert singer. His repertoire includes Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, Schumann’s Dichterliebe, Schubert’s Winterreise and many other French, Russian and German composers’ songs and cycles.
 
Modestas Sedlevičius was a finalist and winner of many singing competitions such as the International DEBUT Competition for Singers, 3 Place and Orchestra award in 2020, the International Virgilijus Noreika Competition for Singers, 2 Place in 2017, the International Karlsruhe Competition for Contemporary Music, 2 Place in 2017, the International Klaudia Taev Competition, and much more.