Opera soloist Edgaras Montvidas awarded by president

Edgaras Montvidas
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Tenor Edgaras Montvidas studied at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. He was a student of Prof. Virgilijus Noreika. In 1999, Montvidas made his debut at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre as Arthur in Gaetano Donizetti’s opera Lucia di Lammermoor.

Montvidas’ international career gathered pace in 2001-2003 at the Royal Opera House in London, where he played Alfredo in La Traviata, Arminio in Verdi’s I Masnadieri, Marcellus and Laertes in Thomas’ Hamlet and Fenton in Verdi’s Falstaff.

In 2004-2006, he was a member of Frankfurt Opera. Since 2007 Edgaras Montvidas performed in opera theatres and festivals such as the Royal Opera House, the English National Opera, the Scottish Opera, Opéra National de Lyon, Opéra National de Bordeaux, the Bavarian State Opera, the Komische Oper Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Amsterdam and Oslo operas, Cincinnati Opera, Glyndebourne, Vilnius and Quebec festivals.

In 2009, Edgaras Montvidas was awarded the Golden Stage Cross for performance in Werther.

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