Vida Miknevičiūtė is an opera soloist at the Mainz State Theatre since 2011; in addition, she is in high demand in other European countries as a guest artist in a variety of productions.
Over the course of her career, the singer has received numerous accolades in vocal contests in Lithuania, Russia, and Italy, as well as the first prize and audience award in the Robert Stolz Viennese Operetta competition in Hamburg.
On the Mainz State Theatre stage, Miknevičiūtė has sung the roles of Tatiana in Eugene Onegin, Margherita in Mefistofele, the titular role in La Traviata, Eva in The Master-Singers of Nuremberg, Mimì in La bohème, and others. In the season of 2017/2018, the singer will make her debut as Elisabeth in the opera Don Carlos, and she will also participate in the production of Rued Langgaard’s opera Antikrist.
Miknevičiūtė has collaborated with conductors Simone Young, Daniel Barenboim, Ádám Fischer, Valery Gergiev, and others. The vocalist is an active guest artist: she sang the role of Freia in The Rhinegold at the Hamburg State Opera in 2012 (conductor Simone Young); she played Irene in the of Rienzi at the Leipzig
Opera in 2016, and in the same year, Vida sang the role of Helmwige in The Valkyrie at the Berlin State Opera (conductor Daniel Barenboim). In 2017, the singer performed at the Kassel State Theatre for the first time, and she also made her debut at the Latvian National Opera as Elisabeth in Tannhäuser and as Marguerite in the opera Faust.
Vida Miknevičiūtė graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater in Kaunas. In 2003, she received the Erasmus scholarship to study at the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy University of Music and Theatre in Leipzig.