About Dovilė Kazonaitė
Dovilė Kazonaitė was born in Klaipėda and graduated from Eduardas Balsys Art School. Graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater with choir conducting and solo singing. She began her solo career as a soloist at NOA - New Opera Shows in the contemporary opera The End Line (M. Natalevičius).
Since 2013 she has been singing at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theater. In 2015, during a tour of the Tel Aviv Opera House during a tour with the LNOBT, Kerubin's role in Mozart's opera The Marriage of Figaro was acclaimed by critics for her acting prowess and beautiful voice timbre. In 2017 she won the Opera Hope Award for her role of Countess Gabrielle in J. Strauss's operetta "The Blood of Vienna". Also, the LNOBT soloist has played the role of Barbarina ("Marriage of Figaro" by W. A. Mozart), Anina ("Traviata" by G. Verdi), Mercedes ("Carmen" by G. Bizet) and others.
The soloist is invited to participate in various projects with the Lithuanian State Song and Dance Ensemble, where she has created the role of Egle (V. Klova's opera "Pilėnai"), Marcelė (Al. Bražinskas' musical drama "Gramophone"), VCO (Vilnius city opera director D). Ibelhaubtaitė), where she played the role of Mercedes (G. Bizet / M. Basanov “E-Carmen”), singer party (G. Puccini “Manon Lesko”). Tatyana (P. Tchaikovsky's opera “Eugene Onegin”), Lila’s party (musical drama “Lila”, director Ž. Vingelis) stayed with the Baltic Chamber Opera House. Belinda's party at the opera "Didone and Honey" with choir "Aidia" (H. Purcell).
The singer arranges concert programs with the Čiurlionis Quartet, performed with the Klaipėda Chamber Orchestra soprano party "Requiem" by W. A. Mozart and "Hymns of the Pomeranian" (J. Jurkūnas). Together with accordionist Tadas Motiečius, he created a mono-performance "The Earth Has Asked for People to Die" (based on F. Bajor's "The Story Suite").
The artist is highly regarded by contemporary Lithuanian composers who invite the soloist to perform their new works. According to the musicologist Judita Žukienė, the soloist performs Lithuanian works, thanks to pleasant timbre, peculiar interpretation, and expressive diction, she comes to life and lives.
The soloist has repeatedly sung under the guidance of M. Stashas, G. Rinkevičius, M. Pitrėnas, R. Grazinis, J. Geniušas, R. Šervenikas, V. Miškinis, J. Wallnig, D. Rustioni, and others. She has sung in operas with such partners as Kostas Smoriginas, Edgar Montvydas, Justina Gringytė, Katerina Tretyakova, Merūnas Vitulskis, and others.