Joana Stanelyte

Joana Stanelyte


Music speaks when words fail..
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2018Strauss J.: Die FledermausPrinz Orlofsky
2018Purcell: Dido And AeneasSorceress
2017Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75Alto solo
2017Beethoven: Missa solemnis, Op. 123, D majorMezzo-Soprano
2016Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginPrincess Olga
2016Wagner: Die WalküreRoßweiße
2016Mascagni: Cavalleria RusticanaLola
2015Handel: SerseAmastre
2015Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginPrincess Olga
2015Massenet: ManonJavotte
2015Bach J.S.: Weihnachtsoratorium, BWV 248 (Christmas Oratorio)Alto
2015Handel: SerseAmastre
2015Verdi: La TraviataFlora Bervoix
2014Bizet: CarmenCarmen
2014Puccini: Suor AngelicaZia Principessa
2014Pergolesi: Stabat MaterAlto
2014Bach J.S.: Johannespassion, BWV 245 (St John Passion)Alto
2014Mozart: RequiemAlto
2014Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70Alto Evangelist
2014Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70Alto
2014Verdi: RigolettoMaddalena
2013Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginPrincess Olga
2013Mozart: Die Zauberflöte3rd lady
2000Massenet: ManonJavotte
2000Bach J.S.: Mass, BWV 232, B minorAlto Solo
2000Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75Thais Friend (Alto solo)
2000Wagner R.: Das RheingoldErda
2000Rossini: Petite Messe SolennelleContralto Solo
2000Borodin: Prince IgorKonchakovna
2000Song and Dances of Death - MussorgskyUnknown
2000Dvořák: Stabat Mater, B. 71, Op. 58Alto
2000Mozart: Die Zauberflöte3rd Lady
2000Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades (Pique Dame or Pikovaya Dama)Polina
2000Bach J.S.: Matthäuspassion, BWV 244 (St. Matthew Passion)Contralto
2000Handel: MessiahAlto Solo
2000Bach J.S.: Magnificat, BWV 243, D majorAlto
2000Rimsky-Korsakov: The Snow MaidenLel
2000Rubinstein: The DemonAngel


Joana was born in 1990 /Lithuania. Studying music since 1997. Started as a choir conductor at National M.K.Ciurlionis school of Arts. Joana graduated in Vilnius Juozo Tallat-Kelpsos conservatory as solo singer. Since 2009 studying opera singing in Lithuanian Music and Theatre academy. Has a bachelor and master degrees in Opera Singing.Participated in master classes with: Prof. Doc. Raminta Lampsatis(Germany) Snezana Nena Brzakovic (Germany) Irina Dolzhenko (Russia) Olga Pasichnyk (Russia) Thomas E.Bauer(Germany) Vera Scherr (Austria) Helena Kaupova(Czech Republic) Nord opera master classes with: Bo-Urban Nordgren (Sweden) and many more. Had concert activity in Lithuania,Italy,Germany,Sweden,China,Brazil.Future engagements include concerts in Korea.Worked with such a conductors as: Helmuth Rilling,Rolf Beck,Eric Whitacre,Keri-Lynn Wilson (Canada),Eric Whitacre(USA),Christoph Eschenbach (Germany),Christoph Spering (Germany),Martynas Staskus(Lithuania)Jozef Wallnig (Austria),Aivars Broks (Latvia),Jeffrey Tate (UK) and others.Won 1st place(Category D) in International competition-festival "Through Europe with music" (Lithuania -Italy 2011)From 2014 Joana started working in Baltic Chamber Opera where here first debut was Olga's role in Eugene Onegin by P.Tchaikovksy.In 2015 she graduated LMTA Master in Opera and currently is the soloist of the National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Lithuania performing roles such as Olga(Eugene Onegin),Rossette (Manon),Alto Solo (Alexander's Feast) and etc.
In 2017 Joana startes here studies in Hfm Hanns Eisler with Prof.Christine Schäfer.In 2018 she made her debut in Dresden  with Tan Dun's "Buddha Passion".With the same piece she toured in Hongkong and in 2019 June going to China where a video for Unesco will be recorded.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Bizet: Carmen Carmen 1 week Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler 2019
Bizet: Carmen Mercédès 24 hours 2019
Strauss J.: Die Fledermaus Prinz Orlofsky Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre 2018
Purcell: Dido And Aeneas Sorceress Immediately Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler 2018
Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75 Alto solo Immediately Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre 2017