IN MEMORIAM Virgilijus Noreika
One of the most famous Lithuania opera soloists, the winner of National Culture and Art Award Virgilijus Noreika passed away on the 3rd of March, 2018. V.Noreika started his career as opera soloist in 1957. He created more than 50 roles in operas of Lithuanian and foreign composers, performed more than 700 concerts at many world theatre stages. V.Noreika was the first afterwar Lithuanian soloists who had internship at Milano La Scala in 1965–1966. In 1976 V.Noreika started to work at Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre and was a long time lecturer in it. He trained many nowadays famous Lithuanian opera soloists.
Remembering maestro Virgilijus Noreika we invite You to watch two films „Songs of Virgilijus Noreika" and „V.Noreika in the Make-up Room". These films were created in 1961 and 1965 in Lithuanian Television.