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Giuseppe Verdi’s Week at the LNOBT


10 of October is a birthday of Italian opera genius Giuseppe Verdi, and it is in 2013 that the whole world is celebrating his 200th Anniversary. To mark this very special occasion, Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre is organizing a celebratory Giuseppe Verdi’s (1813 - 1901) Week. From 4 to 10 October you shall have a possibility to see Verdi’s operas that are currently shown at the LNOBT, to meet famous artists and to witness a unique ceremony, during which an Opera Emeritus award shall be bestowed for the first time in history to the Lithuanian opera legend Virgilijus Noreika. 

Events of the Giuseppe Verdi’s Week

4 October
LA TRAVIATA

Dedicated to the Anniversary of Irena Ylienė
34th performance at LNOBT
17.30 Educational evening at the Red Foyer of the LNOBT: meeting with musicologist Edmundas Gedgaudas  (hosted by Beata Baublinskienė)
Conductor Pier Carlo Orizio (Italy)
Cast: Raminta Vaicekauskaitė, Edmundas SeiliusArūnas Malikėnas, Vilija Mikštaitė (house-debut as Flora), Jurgita Lopetaitė, Rafailas Karpis, Eugenijus Chrebtovas, Liudas NorvaišasVytautas BakulaJonas Valuckas, Dainius Jakštas, Alfredas Celiešius 

5 October
LNOBT’s Emeritus Award Ceremony dedicated to the honour of opera soloist Virgilijus Noreika 
OTELLO
17.30 Educational evening with Virgilijus Noreika at the Red Foyer of the LNOBT (hosted by Eglė Ulienė)
Conductor Martynas Staškus
Cast: Kristian Benedikt, Sigutė StonytėDainius Stumbras,Audrius RubežiusRafailas KarpisLiudas NorvaišasVytautas BakulaLaima Jonutytė, Alfredas Celiešius 

9 October
ERNANI
17.30 Educational evening with conductor Martynas Staškus at the Red Foyer of the LNOBT (hosted by Beata Baublinskienė) 
Conductor Martynas Staškus
Cast: Marc Heller (USA), Arūnas Malikėnas, Tadas Girininkas, Sandra Janušaitė, Laura Zigmantaitė, Mindaugas Jankauskas, Arvydas Markauskas 

10 October
RIGOLETTO
17:30 Educational evening with soprano Regina Šilinskaitė at the Red Foyer of the LNOBT (hosted by Laūra Karnavičiūtė)
Conductor Martynas Staškus
Cast: Robert Hyman (USA, Sweden), Rame Jahaj (Albania)Anna Siminska (Poland), Eugenija Klivickaitė, Tadas Girininkas, Inesa LinaburgytėLiudas Norvaišas, Ramūnas Urbietis, Jonas ValuckasVladas Bagdonas, Jūratė Rudžianskaitė, Alfredas Celiešius 

Also, on 10 October Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre shall host the VIII International Seminar of Opera Critics titled “The Great Verdi in Lithuania”. 




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