Lauryna Bendžiūnaitė is a Lithuanian soprano who was a member of the ensemble of Staatstheater Stuttgart between 2014 and 2018. Her roles in Stuttgart have included Musetta (La Bohème), Ännchen (Der Freischütz), Zerlina (Così fan tutte), Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Dalinda (Ariodante) and Karolka (Jenufa). She also appeared in Bieito’s new production of Purcell’s Fairy Queen under conductor Christian Curnyn and in Boesman’s Reigen. Further to this Mrs Bendžiūnaitė was invited to Opera National du Rhin singing Susanna.
Engagements next season include Mahler’s II Symphony with the Warsaw Philharmonic, conductor Jacek Kaspszyk and Debussy’s Das Martydom des heiligen Sebastien in the Elbphilarmonie, Hamburg, with Sylvain Cambreling, Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte Despina at Opera National du Rhin, Strasbourg, Servilia in La Clemenza di Tito at Potsdamer Winteroper with Trevor Pinnock, Magnificat D-Dur BWV 243 and Weihnachtsoratorium I-VI Sonderkonzert Musik Am 13 Bachorchester Stuttgart, conductor Jörg-Hannes Hahn.