Jovita Vaskeviciute-Vaska graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2004. Soon after she served an internship at the LNOBT’s Opera Studio, studying with prof. V. Noreika for two years. Ms. Vaskeviciute-Vaska made her debut at the LNOBT in 2006 as Ulrica in “Un ballo in maschera” by Verdi. She is currently singing at the Vanemuine Theatre in Estonia, various Latvian theatres, collaborating with Lithuanian National Symphony and Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestras.
Ms. Vaskeviciute-Vaska was awarded with an “Operos Švyturiai” award in the category of “Opera Hope of the Year” in 2006, for her role of Suzuki in Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly”, directed by Anthony Minghella. Her role as Dominga de Advento in the opera “Love and Other Demons” by Eötvös launched her successful career in Europe. “Love and Other Demons” was staged in Cologne (2010), and the composer himself invited her to do the role of Dominga, and claimed her the best interpreter of the role. Her repertoire includes also Pasqualita (Adam’s “Doctor Atomic”, Cologne Opera and Teatro de la Maestranza), Amneris (Verdi’s “Aida”, Cologne Opera), mezzo-soprano part in Verdi’s “Requiem”, Azucena (Verdi’s “Il trovatore”), Countess and Marquis (Narbutaitė’s “Cornet”), Mother (Humperdinck’s “Hänsel und Gretel”). In 2018 she made her debut in Teatro Colón Buenos Aires as Olga in Eötvös’ opera “Three Sisters”. The critics unanimously praised her memorable role as Olga with her excellent, affecting and powerful voice.