Lithuanian soprano Rasa Dzimidaitė “The most promising soprano” of the 3rd International Alida Vane competition
was born in Vilnius where at the age of 7 she started her first musical steps in Balys Dvarionas music school. Rasa’s first singing teacher Laima Domikaitė saw her talent and encouraged her to continue musical studies.
Rasa has started her studies at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2011 and gained Bachelor’s and Master’s degree of The Art of Vocal Performance under the guidance of prof. Aušra Stasiūnaitė. She also spend one year as an exchange student in Estonian Academy of Music and Theater and studied together with prof. Nadezda Kurem.
In addition to this, Rasa has taken part in many masterclasses and studied with many well known professors and singers as Violeta Urmana, prof. dr. Josef Wallnig, prof. Hermann Keckeis, prof. Gaiva Bandzinaitė, Thomas E. Bauer, Nomeda Kazlaus, Taisto Noor and others.
Rasa enjoys performing chamber music, but her biggest passion is opera. During her studies she has prepared roles of Marcellina (Le nozze di Figaro) by W. A. Mozart, Romilda (Serse) by G. F. Händel, Monica (The Medium) by G. C. Menotti, Mimi (La Boheme) by G. Puccini and Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte) by W. A. Mozart. What is more, Rasa is open to contemporary music. She collaborates with young composers and performs their music. Also, she has a great interest in voice improvisation which helps her to discover more colours and possibilities of her voice.
Rasa is an active participant of international projects. She had a possibility to represent Lithuania in project “Sounds of Energy” (Savonlinna, Finland, 2014), Nord Opera Bienale “We make an Opera” (Vilnius, Lithuania, 2015) and Intensive Course “French Opera” (Finland, 2016). From 2018 she participates in the project “Vocal Poems of the Baltics” and together with musicians from Latvia, Estonia and United Kingdom represents the most beautiful Baltic vocal music. Rasa has performed in countries such as Austria (Mozarteum concert hall), Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Russia and Switzerland.
„Cosi fan tutte“, W. A. Mozart
„The Medium“, G. C. Menotti
„Le Nozze di Figaro“, W. A. Mozart
„La Boheme“, G. Puccini
„Serse“, G. F. Händel
„Suor Angelica“, G. Puccini
„Si, mi chiamano Mimi“
„La Boheme“, Giacomo Puccini