"...soprano Vakarė Petroliūnaitė's lovely voice soothed and soared..."
- Northwest Reverb
"...Ms. Petroliūnaitė sang like an angel..."
- Oregon Arts Watch
Praised by her critics for her “wonderful sensitivity” and “sparkling tone”, Vakarė Petroliūnaitė is an extraordinary talent living and performing in the Pacific Northwest. Her clear, engaging voice and intelligent artistry bring vibrant interpretations
to any stage.
Vakarė has distinguished herself on oratorio and concert stages throughout the United States, appearing as soloist and collaborator with the Vancouver Symphony, Portland Baroque Orchestra, The Julians, Cappella Romana, Dainava Lithuanian Chorale, 45th Parallel, Classical Revolution PDX, Cascadia Composers, The Oregon Repertory Singers, and Resonance Ensemble, among others.
Other appearances include performances with
Astoria Music Festival, Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, and Portland Summer Opera Workshop, as well as regular appearances with Divergent Opera and
Opera on Tap.
Vakarė holds a Master of Music in Voice Performance and Pedagogy from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey.