Born in Šiauliai, Lithuania, Viktorija Miškūnaitė, singer, actress and model, was awarded the Golden Cross of the Stage in 2016 and 2017, and was named Best Opera Singer in 2015 and 2017 by the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre. In June 2017 she performed in Bellini’s I Capuleti e i Montecchi conducted by Sesto Quatrini and directed by Vincent Boussard.
She has performed in numerous operas, and has worked with conductors and directors such as Pierre Vallet, Vincent Boussard, Günter Krämer, Cristina Mazzavillani Muti, Arnaud Bernard, Graham Vick and Robert Wilson. She has performed at the Festival della Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca, and the Innsbruck Festival of Early Music. Miškūnaitė attended the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre and the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Stuttgart.
She has participated in numerous competitions including the International Competition of Opera Singers in St Petersburg, the Leyla Gencer Voice Competition in Istanbul, the Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition in Vienna and many masterclasses and festivals, such as the Verbier Festival Academy, and Opernwerkstatt with Peter Konwitschny and Barbara Bonney, among others.