Search

Girininkas, Tadas - Bass

  To Roster
Girininkas, TadasBass
Girininkas, TadasBass
Girininkas, TadasBass
Girininkas, TadasBass
Girininkas, TadasBass

Biography

Tadas Girininkas was born in Lithuania, he has gained the master degree at Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2009 (professor V. Prudnikovas).
 
His 2016/17 season is marked with his debut as Mefistophele in Ch. Gounod’s “Faust” at Vilnius City Opera, also singing Cadmus and Somnus in G.F. Händel’s “Semele” and Oralto in A. Vivaldi’s “La fida Ninfa”.
 
In previous seasons Mr. Girininkas sang Colline in La boheme, Alexander Feast (Händel), Rocco (Fidelio), Bartolo (Le nozze di Figaro) at Lithuanian National Opera. At Vilnius City Opera he sang Arkel (Peleas et Melisande) and Angelotti (Tosca). Here he also performs Ferrando (Trovatore), has sung bass solo in C. Franck’s Les Béatitudes. Among his future plans roles are Mustafa (Italiana in Algeri).
 
His earlier remarkable debuts include Rocco (Fidelio), De Silva (Ernani) and Heinrich (Lohengrin) at Lithuanian National Opera and Maliuta Skuratov (Tsar’s Bride) at Kaunas State Musical Theatre.
 
Tadas’ repertoire includes main bass roles such as Zuniga (Carmen), Sparafucile (Rigoletto), Zweiter Geharnischter (Zauberflöte), Johan (Werther), Don Alfonso (Cosi fan tutte), Escamillo (Carmen) Capuletti (Roméo et Juliette), Wagner (Faust), Raimondo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Attila (Attila), Coronte (L’Orfeo) and Seneca (L’incarnaione di Poppea).
 
In his quickly developing career Mr. Girininkas has worked with conductors such as R. Beck, G. Marciano, J. Cura, M. Mottadelli, E. Pehk, G. Rinkevičius, M. Pitrėnas and R. Šervenikas.
 
As oratorio singer he has sung Franck’s “Les Beatitudes”, Händel’s “Alexander’s Feast”, Haydn’s “Die Jahreszeiten”, Missa Brevis and Requiem by Mozart, G. Verdi’s Requiem, Messa di Gloria by Puccini, Schnitke’s “Faust Cantate” and “War Requiem” by B. Britten among others.
 
Chamber music takes an important place in Tadas Girininkas artistic life. In recent years he performs in lied concerts with pianist Justas Šervenikas, with whom has been prepared vocal cycles of D. Shostakovich, D. Kabalevsky, M. Mussorgsky, H. Wolf.
 
Girininkas is Opera Soloist of the Year 2013 in Lithuania and was recently awarded with the Gold Stage Cross for the roles of Heinrich and De Silva.