After successful premiere of role dubute as Tatyana in Tchaikovski´s
Eugen Onegin, V. Kaminskaite became a memeber of ensmeble of Nationaltheater
Mannheim for season 2021/2022. She is grateful for collaboration with
genereal music director A. Soddy and first cappelmeister J. Liepinš.
Kaminskaite did her debutes in Puccinis Madama Butterfly as Cio-cio-san
and also Agathe in Webers Freischütz. She is preparing her biggest debut
as Sieglinde in Wagners Walküre.
Kaminskaite is a passionate concert singer. She had an honor to sing
with Vienna Tonkünstler orchestra conducted by Alfre Eschwé and Lorenz
In pandemic time , march 2021 V.Kaminskaite sang titelrole in a premiere
of G.F. Händel´s Alcina at Staatstheater Braunschweig.
Viktorija Kaminskaite debute with great success and recognition of
the press with the role of Rosalinde in J. Strauss " Die Fledermaus"
She sang several concerts at Gewandhaus, Thomaskirche and made a
tour in Germany with B. Britten´s War Requiem. She returned with several
performances of Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte of W.A. Mozart to
Theater in Bad Lauchstädt.
Lately she made her debute at Deutsche Oper Berlin in the leading
role The cunning little Vixen on Leoš Janaček and returend as a guest
soloist to Semperoper in Dresden, where she sang under conducting of
She sang also G. Verdi " Requiem and did her debut at Philharmonie
in Berlin with W. A. Mozart´s "Exultate Jubilatae".
In 2018 Viktorija Kaminskaite was invited as a guest professor and
foreign expert to International University in Chengdu, China.
In 2005 Viktorija Kaminskaite won a scholarship from the Komische
Oper Berlin and subsequently sang „Zerlina“ in Mozart’s "Don Giovanni“,
conducted by Kiril Petrenko with this company. 2006 she achieved the
1st prize at the Albert- Lortzing-Wettbewerb in Leipzig. In 2008 she
became a member of the company of the Leipzig opera where she very successfully
sang many leading parts of her repertoire. She continued to have regular
guest appearances after leaving the company. Her close relationship
with the house allowed her to collaborate with many important conductors
and directors, which was an important influence on her later development
and which was also the source of intense and numerous ongoing collaborations
with Peter Konwitschny and others.
In 2013 she was invited to the Bayreuth Festival to sing „Dorella“
in Wagner’s comic opera “Das Liebesverbot“, with the Gewandhausorchester
Leipzig conducted by Constantin Trinks. During the 2015/16 season Viktorija
Kaminsaite had an impressive success with her debut at the Semperoper
in Dresden, singing Gretel in Humperdinck’s “Hänsel und Gretel“ in a
production by Katharina Thalbach. She will return to the Semperoper
in 2016/17 and 2017/2018.
The artist has acquired a vast opera repertoire, among which can
be found the most beautiful soprano roles: Fiordiligi, Donna Anna, Pamina,
Micaela, Donna Fiorilla, Mimi, Anne Truelove, The cunning little vixen,
Alcina, Governess and many others. She has been engaged by many important
opera companies, like Komische Oper Berlin, Anhaltisches
Theater Dessau, Staatstheater Kassel, Oper Halle, the
Vilnius City Opera, Opera de Lyon,
the Gran Teatro Nacional Perú in Lima,
Metropolitan opera and Muza Symphony Hall in Tokyo etc.
Ms. Kaminskaite is also a very active concert singer, being featured
with several major orchestras conducted by Fabio Luisi, Jonathan Nott,
Jun Märkl, Gabriel Feltz, Ulf Schirmer, Michael Sanderling etc., and
also regularly appearing in concerts at the Gewandhaus and the Thomaskirche
She presented herself with art song, presenting internationally several
very diverse programs, among which we should mention the performances
of Gustav Mahler ́s "Kindertotenlieder" with the Leipzig string quartet
at the Gustav Mahler Festival in Toblach (Dobbiaco) 2015 and the Weil
am Rhein - Music Festival 2016.
Viktorija Kaminsaite’s CD-recordings of von Wolf-Ferrari’s “Le donne
curiose“ with Ulf Schirmer and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,
and of Eugen d’Albert’s “Seejungfräulein“ with the MDR - Symphony-Orchestra
and Jun Märkl for Naxos have received high critical acclaim.