Karolina Juodelytė

Sound recordings
Sound recordings

Karolina Juodelytė was born in Vilnius. In 2008 she graduated from the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art where she studied Choral Conducting and later Musicology (under Dr. Vytautė Markeliūnienė). In 2003 she began studying Organ with Vida Prekerytė. From 2008-2012 she studied Organ with Dr. Gediminas Kviklys and Musicology with Dr. Jonas Vilimas at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. From 2010-2011 Karolina studied at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna (Austria), on the Erasmus Programme, with Prof. Roman Summereder and and at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki (Finland) with Prof. Kari Jussila with the Nordplus programme. In 2012-2014 she studied Organ (Master of Music Solist) at the Academy of Music in Detmold (Germany) with Prof. Dr. Martin Sander and at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre with Prof. Virginija Survilaitė. Since 2014 she has been continuing her studies in the Solo Class (Konzertexamen) under Prof. Dr. Martin Sander and Church Music (Organ Improvisation with Prof. Tomasz Adam Nowak; Orchestral and Choral Conducting with Prof. Karl-Heinz Bloemeke and  Florian Lohmann).

National and International Competitions:

• 2006: 3rd Prize at the National J. Žukas Young Organists Competition.
• 2010: J. Naujalis Competition for Young Organists (1st prize).
• In 2011: 1st prize in the International M. K. Čiurlionis Organ Competition, five special prizes (for the best performance of M. K. Čiurlionis‘ pieces; for the best performance of M. K. Čiurlionis‘ Fugue in B flat minor; for creative interpretation of contemporary music; for the most artistic performance; for the youngest finalist) and two recital awards (concert at the Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society and at the Christopher Summer Festival).
• 2012: 3rd prize in the International L. Janacek organ competition in Brno (Czech Republic).
• 2014: Laureate in the Alumni/AStA Interpretation Competition of Academy of Musik in Detmold.
• 2014: Special Prize for the best second round in the Petr Eben International Organ Competition in Opava (Czech Republic).
• 2015: 2nd prize and special prize for the best interpretation of J.P.Sweelinck composition in the 9th International J.P.Sweelinck Organ Competition in Gdansk (Poland).

Karolina Juodelytė has attended organ masterclasses with, among others, G. Bovet, J. Tůma, H. Lucke, D. Tagliente, T. Jellema, S. Cherepanov, H.O. Ericson, M. Radulescu, D.Roth. She has performed as a soloist in various concerts, national and international festivals in Lithuania, Austria, Poland, Finland, Germany, Russia and the Czech Republic. She also regularly performs as a member of chamber ensembles and orchestras. In 2012 and 2013 she gained an honourable mention from the Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė and from the Chairman of Lithuanian Parliament Irena Degutienė. In 2013 she received a scholarship from the DAAD, in 2014 – from Academy of Music in Detmold. Recently she receive a scholarship from the A. Toepfer Foundation (Concerto Musikstipendium).


1. Sebastian Aguilera de Heredia

XII. Vajo, 1 tono

2. Francisco Correa de Arauxo

Tiento XXV

3. Sebastian Aguilera de Heredia

X. Obra de 8 tono alto. Ensalada

4. François Couperin

„Offertoire sur les grands jeux“ from „Messe pour les Paroisses“

5. Johann Sebastian Bach

Trio Sonate c-moll, BWV 526

6. Johann Sebastian Bach

Trio super „Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend“, BWV 655

7. Johann Sebastian Bach

Toccata und Fuge E-dur, BWV 566

8. Johann Sebastian Bach

Toccata und Fuge C-dur, BWV 566a

9. Johann Sebastian Bach

Passacaglia c-moll, BWV 582

10. Johann Sebastian Bach

Toccata, Adagio und Fuge C-dur, BWV 564

11. Johann Sebastian Bach

Präludium und Fuge Es-dur, BWV 552

12. Johann Sebastian Bach

Präludium und Fuge G-dur, BWV 550

13. Johann Sebastian Bach

Fantasie und Fuge g-moll, BWV 542

14. Georg Friedrich Händel

Orgel Concerto op. 4 No.1 (Bearbeitung für Orgel Solo – M. Dupré)

15. Georg Friedrich Händel

Concerto für Orgel und Streichquartet op. 4 No.1

16. Diedrich Buxtehude

Präludium g-moll, BuxWV 149

17. Diedrich Buxtehude

Präludium fis-moll, BuxWV 147

18. Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck 

Fantasia chromatica

19. Franz Tunder

Choralfantasie „Was kann uns kommen an für Not”

20. Georg Muffat

Toccata Prima

21. Johann Jacob Froberger

Fantasie sopra ut.re.mi.fa.sol.la

22. Johann Sebastian Bach – Antonio Vivaldi

Concerto d-moll, BWV 596


1. Max Reger 2.

Sonate d-moll op. 60

2. Max Reger

Choralfantasie und Fuge über „Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme“ op. 52 Nr. 2

3. Max Reger

Choralfantasie über „Alle Menschen müssen sterben”, op. 52, Nr. 1

4. Max Reger

Toccata und Fuge a-moll, op. 80

5. Johannes Brahms

Präludium und Fuge g-moll, WoO 10

6. Johannes Brahms

“Herzlich tut mich verlangen” aus “Elf Choralvorspiele“ op.122

7. Johannes Brahms

Choralvorspiel und Fuge „O Traurigkeit, o Herzeleid“WoO 7

8. Eugène Gigout

Toccata h-moll

9. Franc Liszt

Präludium und Fuge über das Thema BACH

10. Louis Vierne

6. Symphonie op. 59

11. Louis Vierne

„Sicilienne“ und „Clair de Lune“ aus der 2. Suite op.53

12. Cesar Franck

Fantasie A-dur aus “Trois Pieces”

13. Cesar Franck

2. Choral h-moll, CFF 106

14. Cesar Franck

Präludium, Fuge und Variation op. 18

15. Maurice Duruflé

Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d‘Alain , op. 7

16. Alexandre Guilmant

1. Symphonie für Orgel und Orchester, op. 42

17. Juozas Naujalis


18. Juozas Naujalis

Präludium Nr. 3 G-dur und Nr. 4 D-dur

19. Česlovas Sasnauskas

Fuge „Kyrie de angelis“

20. Česlovas Sasnauskas

Präludium und Fuge a-moll

21. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis

Fuge cis-moll, Fuge c-moll “Kyrie eleison”, Fuge b-moll

Conteporary Music

1. Olivier Messiaen

„Communion“ und „Sortie“  aus „Messe de la Pentecôte

2. Olivier Messiaen

IV. „La verbe“ und IX „Deu parmi nous“ aus „La Nativite du Seigneur“

3. Olivier Messiaen

IV. Communion und V. Sortie aus „Messe de la Pentacôte“

4. Faustas Latėnas

„Švytėjimas“ (Shine)

5. Thierry Escaich


6. Petr Eben

Fantasien I, II und Moto ostinato aus „Sonntags Musik“

7. Petr Eben

Kleine Choralpartita „O Jesu, all mein Leben bist du“

8. Jehan Alain


9. Jonas Tamulionis

Gebet („Malda“)

10. Tito Medek

„Gebrochene Flügel”