TADAS GIRININKAS was born in Lithuania, he has gained the master’s degree at Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre.
Tadas’ repertoire includes main bass roles such as Zuniga (Carmen), Sparafucile (Rigoletto), Johan (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), Zweiter Geharnischter (Zauberflöte). He has also interpreted such roles as Enrico (Anna Bolena), Wurm (Luisa Miller), Dolochow and Jacqueau (War and Peace), Oroveso (Norma), Bonzo (Madama Butterfly), Mefistophele (Faust), Ramfis (Aida), Colline (La bohème), Bartolo (Le nozze di Figaro), Heinrich (Lohengrin), among others.
In his quickly developing career Mr. Girininkas has worked with conductors such as James Gaffigan, Joana Malwitz, Rolf Beck, Gianluca Marciano, Marcello Mottadelli, Erki Pehk, Gintaras Rinkevičius, Modestas Pitrėnas or Robertas Šervenikas 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.
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).
Photo: Martynas Aleksa