Girininkas, Tadas - Bass

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Tadas Girininkas was born in Lithuania, he has gained the master’s degree at Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2009 (professor V. Prudnikovas).
Recently Tadas made his debut at Las Palmas opera as Sparafucile (Rigoletto). Among his current and future engagements are Don Magnifico (Rossini’s La cenerentola), Ramfis in new production of Verdi’s Aida at Lithuanian National Opera, Szymanowski’s Krol Roger concert performance in Pažaislis Music Festival in Lithuania.
Previously Tadas made his double debut as Fiesco (Simon Boccanegra) at Latvian National Opera in Riga and jumped-in as Mephistopheles (Faust) at The Royal Danish Theatre.He performed Enrico (Anna Bolena) at Lithuanian National Opera, Wurm (Luisa Miller) at the Essen Alto Theatre and Dolochow and Jacqueau in S. Prokofiev’s War and Peace, Oroveso (Norma), Don Alfonso (Cosi fan tutte) and Bonzo (Madama Butterfly) at the Staatstheater Nürnberg, which he joined for the 2018/19 season.
During earlier years his engagements included Mefistopheles (Faust) and Ramfis (Aida) in St.Gallen, debut in Germany as Brogny in La Juive in Konstanz, Mefistopheles(Faust), Arkel (Peleas et Melisande), Angelotti (Tosca), Ferrando (Trovatore), and bass solo in C. Franck’s Les Béatitudes. at Vilnius City Opera, Colline (La bohème), Alexande’s Feast (by Händel), Rocco (Fidelio), Bartolo (Le nozze di Figaro), Rocco (Fidelio), De Silva (Ernani) and Heinrich (Lohengrin) at Lithuanian National Opera.
Tadas’ repertoire includes main bass roles such as Zuniga (Carmen), Sparafucile (Rigoletto), Zweiter Geharnischter (Zauberflöte), Le Bailli (Werther), Don Alfonso (Cosi fan tutte), Escamillo (Carmen) Capuletti (Roméo et Juliette), Wagner (Faust), Raimondo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Attila (Attila), Coronte (L’Orfeo) and Seneca (L’incarnaione di Poppea).
In his quickly developing career Mr. Girininkas has worked with conductors such as Daniel Oren, Pablo Gonzalez, Trevor Pinock, James Gaffigan, J. Malwitz, Constantin Orbelian, Sesto Quatrini, Modestas Pitrėnas, and such stage directors such as Franco Zefirelli, Jan Philipp Gloger, Jean-Claude Berutti, J. Schmidt, D. Herzog, William Relton, Csaba Kael among others, and cooperated with numerous orchestras such as Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonietta Riga.
As oratorio singer he has sung Franck’s Les Beatitudes, Händel’s Alexander’s Feast, Haydn’s Die Jahreszeiten, Missa Brevis and Requiem by Mozart, G. Verdi’s Requiem, Messa di Gloria by Puccini, Schnitke’s Faust Cantate and War Requiem by B. Britten among others.
Girininkas is Opera Soloist of the Year 2013 in Lithuania and was twice (2014 and 2021) awarded with the Golden Stage Cross (the highest theater award in Lithuania).