Production Rental / Operas


Opening night  - 18 March 2011
Director: E. Nekrošius (Lithuania)
Set Designer: M.  Nekrošius (  Lithuania )
Costume Designer: N. Gultiajeva (Lithuania )
Lighting Designer: L. Kleinas (Lithuania )



Georges Bizet

An opera in 2 parts, sung in French

Conductor Robertas Šervenikas
Director Arnaud Bernard (France)
Set Designer Alessandro Camera (Italy)
Costume Designer Maria Carla Ricotti (Italy)
Choreographer Gianni Santucci (Italy)
Light Designer Vinicio Cheli (Italy)

Premiere: 20 November, 2009

Love and Other Demons

Peter Eötvös opera in 2 parts sung in English with fragments of Yoruba, Latin and Spanish

Libretto by Kornél Hamvai after G. G. Marquez’s novel Of Love and Other Demons

Music Director and Conductor  Alejo Pérez (Argentina)
Director Silviu Purcarete (Romania)
Designer Helmut Stürmer (Germany)
Video Projections by Andu Dumitrescu (Romania)

World premiére at Glyndebourne:  10 August 2008
Premiére in Vilnius: 7 November 2008

Sierva Maria – soprano
Don Ygnacio – tenor
Father Cayetano Delaura – baritone
Abrenuncio – tenor
Don Toribio – bass
Dominga de Adviento – mezzo-soprano
Josefa Miranda – mezzo-soprano
Martina Laborde – mezzo-soprano

 4 sopranos, 2 mezzo-sopranos, 2 altos

Orchestra score
2 flutes (both also piccolo, 2nd also alto flute), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, saxophone, 2 bassoons (2nd also contrabassoon)
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 tuba
2 Percussionists: tubular bells, bass timpani, marimba, crotales, gongs, cow bells, glockenspiel, tamburo basco, bass drum, wood block, triangle, anvil, sizzle cymbals, cymbals, tam-tam, African beans rattle, bells (high, loud jingles, 3–4 mixed exotic types, coloured sound), vibraphone, cencerros, maracas
Harp, celesta, strings (12-8-6-4)

Madama Butterfly

Giacomo Puccini opera in 3 acts, sung in Italian

Music Director and Conductor David Parry (UK)
Director Anthony Minghella (UK)
Associate Director / Choreographer Carolyn Choa (UK)
Set Designer Michael Levine (Canada)
Costume Designer Han Feng (China)
Lighting Designer Peter Mumford (UK)
Puppets created by  Blind Summit Theatre (UK)

A co-production between the LNOBT, the English National Opera and the Metropolitan Opera (New York)


Premiere: 23 March 2006

Alexander's Feast

Competition for the long-term rental of G. F. Handel opera’s Alexander’s Feast costumes, props and sets as one whole item

Initial rental price per one month: 1870,28 EUR
Period of rent: no shorter than 1 year

Rental competition’s date and place: 26 September 2017, 1 p.m., Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre (A. Vienuolio str. 1, Vilnius), Office No. 7

Organizer of the competition and owner of the property: Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre

Registration of the competition’s participants is carried out beforehand, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The participants must supply a sealed envelope with name, surname, personal / enterprise code, address / residence, phone number and e-mail written on the envelope. The latter should also include the following documents: appplication with the suggested rental price (the application form may be found at; a certified commission in case the participant is represented by an assignee; requisites of the accounts of the participant or his assignee, to which the committee shall transfer the returnable initial contribution; documents confirming that participant‘s activities conform to the activities certified in the conditions of the competition of public property rental; copies of participant‘s documents of establishment and cerfiticate of registration. Before supplying documents, the participant of the competition must pay a contribution that equals to 3 months of initial rental price. Along with the envelope the participant must supply documents issued by a financial agency, confirming that the contribution has been paid. Requisites for the payment of the initial contribution: AB SEB bank, Acc. No. LT757044060001032380, receiver – Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre, purpose of payment – Competition of Property Rental.

Inspection of the rented property: on 22 September from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Complete lists of rentable property items are available online at

Should you have any questions, please contact LNOBT‘s producer Giedrė Butrimienė by calling +370 2621896 or e-mailing her at

Der fliegende Holländer

Richard Wagner opera in 3 acts sung in German

Libretto by Richard Wagner

Music Director and Conductor Gintaras Rinkevičius (Lithuania)
Conductor Martynas Staškus (Lithuania)
Director Francesca Zambello (USA)
Set and Costume Designer Alison Chitty (UK)
Lighting Designer Rick Fisher (UK)

Boris Godunov

Modest Mussorgsky

An opera in prologue and 7 scenes (2parts)

Music Director and Conductor Robertas Šervenikas
Director Mariusz Treliński (Poland)
Designer Boris Kudlicka (Slovakia)
Costume Designer Magdalena Musiał (Poland)
Lighting Designer Marc Heinz (Holland)
Choreographer Tomasz Wygoda (Poland)
Dramaturg Piotr Gruszczyński (Poland)
Authors of the Video Projections Jacek Poremba, Krzysztof Rudz (Poland)

Premiere: 29 February, 2008

La Juive

Jacques Fromental Halevy opera in two parts, sung in French

Litbretto by Eugene Scribe

Conductor Martynas Staškus (Lithuania)
Director and Set Designer Günter Krämer (Germany)
Costume Designer Isabel Ines Glathar (Germany)

Premiere: 15 October 2004

Le nozze di Figaro

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart opera in 2 parts, sung in Italian

Music Director and Conductor Martynas Staškus (Lithuania)
Director Emilio Sagi (Spain)
Set Designer Daniel Bianco (Spain)
Costume Designer Renata Schussheim (Argentina)
Lighting Designer Eduardo Bravo (Spain, AAI)
Choreographer Nuria Castejón (Spain)

Production of the LNOBT in collaboration with Teatro Real de Madrid, Teatro Pérez Galdós de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria ir Asociación Bilbaína de Amigos de la Opera (A.B.A.O.)

Premiere: 5 February, 2010

La Traviata

Giuseppe Verdi opera in 3 acts

Music Director and Conductor Robertas Šervenikas (Lithuania)
Conductor Martynas Staškus (Lithuania)
Director, Choreographer Chen Shi-Zheng (USA / China)
Set Designer Walt Spangler (USA)
Costume Designer Elizabeth Caitlin Ward (USA)
Lighting Designer Scott Zielinski (USA)
Video Designer Leigh Haas (Germany / United Kingdom)