Sedlevičius, Modestas - Baritone

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Sedlevičius, ModestasBaritone
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Sedlevičius, ModestasBaritone
Sedlevičius, ModestasBaritone
Sedlevičius, ModestasBaritone


The Lithuanian baritone, Modestas Sedlevičius, is one of the most outstanding young Baltic singers of his generation; recently awarded 3rd place at the International DEBUT Competition in Germany, and 2nd place at the International Virgilijus Noreika Singing Competition in Lithuania.
Modestas was awarded a scholarship to attend the prestigious Accademia Teatro alla Scala in Milan in 2015 – 2016, he made his debut as the Papageno in an adapted version of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte for children, and returned as the 2nd Handwerksbursche in Berg’s opera Wozzeck and as Servant of the Doge in I Due Foscari alongside Placido Domingo.
The 2023/24 season will bring Modestas back to Vienna at the Volksopera to sing Dandini in La Cenerentola, back to Anhaltisches Theater, Germany to sing Giorgio Germont in La Traviata and see his debut at Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Italy as Don Fernando in Fidelio.
Modestas’ recent engagements include: Giorgio Germont in La Traviata at Anhaltisches Theater in Dessau, Tell in Guillaume Tell at the Bühnen Bern, Dandini in La Cenerentola at the Vienna Volksopera, Immling Festspiele in Bad Endorf, Arnold in I Lituani at the Lithuanian National Philharmonics in Vilnius and Valentin in Faust at the Theater St. Gallen. He took the title role in Don Giovanniin Essen, Koblenz, and sang Fritz in Die Tote Stadt, Shaunard in La Boheme, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte at the Nederlandse Reisopera and Figaro in II barbiere di Siviglia at the Malmö Opera, Anhaltisches Theater Dessau, National Opera in Vilnius and Münchener Kammeroper.
Modestas Sedlevičius was a finalist and winner of many singing competitions such as the International DEBUT Competition for Singers, 3 Place and Orchestra award in 2020, the International Virgilijus Noreika Competition for Singers, 2 Place in 2017, the International Karlsruhe Competition for Contemporary Music, 2 Place in 2017, the International Klaudia Taev Competition, award for the best interpretation of Schubert’s Ave Maria in 2017, the International Lions Competition, 3 Place and the award for the best interpretation of Mozart’s Aria in 2017, Das Lied International Singing Competition, award for the most promising future talent in 2017, Deutsche Romantik im Lied Song Competition, 1 Place in 2015, International Louis Spohr Competition for Singers, 1 Place and audience award in 2015.
Besides his operatic career, Modestas is an enthusiastic concert singer. His repertoire includes Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, Schumann’s Dichterliebe, Schubert’s Winterreise and many other French, Russian and German composers’ songs and cycles.
Modestas began his music studies at the Music and Theater Academy with Prof. Deividas Staponkus, after completing his degree in Chemistry at Vilnius University in Lithuania. Shortly afterwards, Modestas undertook vocal studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Mannheim, Germany with Prof. Rudolf Piernay and Prof. Snežana Stamenković.