Julija Stupnianek-Kalėdienė

Julija Stupnianek-Kalėdienė


Ms. Julija Stupnianek studied singing with Assoc. Prof. Irena Laurušienė at the Lithuanian Academy of Music, graduating in 2001. Her international training included “Wiener Musikseminar” with Ingeborg Wamser in 1999, master classes with famous baritone H. Hugegord (Sweden) in 2000, Russian Art Song Courses together with O. Preobrazhenska and Opera Island Bornholm summer academy in 2002, where she appeared as Fiordiligi in the premiere performances of Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte directed by Jonathan Miller. She completed her post-graduate studies at the Lithuanian Academy of Music in 2003. In 2000 she made her debut at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre as Violetta in G. Verdi’s “La Traviata”.

That same year she also participated in the Usedomer Festival in Germany and St. Christopher Summer Festival in Vilnius, one year later 2001 – in Rostock Baltic Countries Festival and Helsinki Festival (Finland). Ms. Julija Stupnianek was also a participant in the production of J. Juzeliūnas cantata “The Speech of Flowers”, presented together with the St. Christopher’s Chamber Orchestra at the contemporary music festival “Gaida” in Vilnius. In 2004 she made her debut at the Latvian National Opera as Liu in G. Puccini’s “Turandot”.

Ms. Julija Stupnianek is the prizewinner of Dichler-Sato Competition in Vienna (3rd prize, 1999), “Romansiada” International Vocal Competition in Moscow (3rd prize, 2000), Vincė Jonuškaitė-Zaunienė Competition in Vilnius (1st prizes in 2000 and 2001). In 2003, she won the “Operos Švyturiai” Award in the category “Opera Hope of the Year”. She also received Grand prix awards at the International Competition for Singers in Kiev (Ukraine, 2005) and International Competition for young opera singers “Art and Education in the 21st Century” (Finland, 2006).

The soloist has prepared soprano parts in oratorio pieces by W. A. Mozart, R. Schubert, J. Haydn. In her concerts of chamber music she’s often singing music by different German, French, Italian, Russian and Lithuanian authors.

In her opera and concert career Ms. Julija Stupnianek has performed under the baton of many notable conductors, including Jonas Aleksa, Juozas Domarkas, Saulius Sondeckis, Modestas Pitrėnas, Sesto Quatrini, Robertas Šervenikas, Donatas Katkus, Liutauras Balčiūnas, Vytautas Viržonis, Joseph Walnig, Bernhard Sieberer and Manfred Honeck.

The soloist has performed in Australia, Denmark, Great Britain, Poland, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland, Germany, Israel, Slovenia and Italy.

Since 2005 Ms. Julija Stupnianek has been teaching vocal performance at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre.

 Repertoire includes:

Rita (G. Donnizetti “Rita”)
Franziska Cagliari (J. Strauss “Wiener Blut”)
Violetta (G. Verdi “La Traviata”)
Fiordiligi (W. A. Mozart “Cosi fan tutte”)
Donna Anna (W. A. Mozart “Don Giovanni”)
Agathe (C. M. von Weber “Der Freischutz”)
Prilepa (P. Tchaikovsky “The Queen of Spades”)
Juliette (Ch. Gounod “Romeo et Juliette”)
Apollonia (E. Geist “The Return of Dionysus”)
Princess Eudoxie (J. F. Halevy “La juive”)
Dalia (B. Dvarionas “Dalia”)
Gerhilde (R. Wagner’s “Die Walküre”)
The Water (R. Portman “The Little Prince”)
Amelia (G. Verdi “Un ballo in maschera”)
Adina (G. Donizetti “L’elisir d’amore”)
Eglė (V. Klova “Pilėnai“)
Mercedes (G. Bizet “Karmen”)
Marcellina (W. A. Mozart “Le nozze di Figaro”)
Tiny Lingonberry (J. Tamulionis “The Tiny Lingonberry”)
Tatiana (P. Tchaikovsky „Eugene Onegin”)
Rosalinde (J. Strauss „Die Fledermaus”)
Rosina (G. Rossini “Il barbiere di Siviglia”)
Mimi (G. Puccini „La Boheme”) etc.


Date Event title Start at Place
2021-12-12 THE TINY LINGONBERRY 12:00 LNOBT Main Stage Tickets
2022-02-04 EUGENE ONEGIN 18:30 Rescheduled from 2020-04-04 Tickets
2022-04-09 LA JUIVE 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Tickets
2022-04-24 THE TINY LINGONBERRY 12:00 LNOBT Main Stage Tickets
Date Event title Start at Place
2019-09-20 BALLET TRIPTYCH 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Expired
2019-09-21 BALLET TRIPTYCH 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Expired
2019-10-10 LE NOZZE DI FIGARO 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Expired
2019-10-12 LE NOZZE DI FIGARO 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Expired
2019-11-28 CANDIDE 18:30 LNOBT Main Stage Expired

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