Monika Urbonaitė (violin)

Sound recordings
Sound recordings

Monika Urbonaitė was born in 1984, Kaunas. In 2003, she has graduated from the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Arts. Currently, she has been studying at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (Lietuvos Muzikos ir teatro akademija) with Doc. Undinė Jagėlaitė.

Monika is a laureate of M. K. Oginski (Byelorussia, 1995) and J. Kocian (Czech Republic, 1996) international competitions for young violinists. In 1999, she won the first prize at the J. Fledžinskas National Competition for Young Performers. In 2001, she was awarded the special jury prize, The Talent of Hope, at the international J. Heifetz Violin Competition. In 2002, she took the second prize at the international A. Dambrovski Violin Competition in Riga. In 2004, Monika became a laureate of the National Balys Dvarionas String Competition.

Monika Urbonaitė has played solo with famous Lithuanian orchestras: Lithuanian Chamber (Lietuvos kamerinis)  and State Symphony (Valstybinis simfoninis) Orchestras as well as with the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Arts Orchestra. Since 2001, she has performed together with the Baltic youth orchestra Kremerata Baltica when it toured Austria, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, China, and USA etc. In 2003, she became a member of this orchestra.

Lithuanian Composers

Balys Dvarionas

Sonata - ballad

Works for Violin and Orchestra

Joseph Haydn

Violin Concerto in C major

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K. 216

Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K. 218

Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major ("Turkish") K. 219

Niccolò Paganini

Violin Concerto in D major No. 1, op. 6, MS 21

Camille Saint-Saens

Violin Concerto in B minor No. 3,  op. 61

Jean Sibelius

Violin Concerto in D minor op. 47

Giovanni Battista Viotti

Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 22 in A minor, G97

Henryk Wieniawski

Violin Concerto in D minor op. 22 nr. 2

Works for Violin and Piano

Johannes Brahms

Sonata for violin & piano No. 1 in G major ("Regen"), Op. 78

Edvard Grieg

Sonata for violin & piano No. 3 in C minor

Niccolò Paganini


Sonatina in E minor

Pablo de Sarasate

Habanera from Bizet's "Carmen"

Zigeunerweisen, for violin & piano (or orchestra) ("Gypsy Airs"), Op. 20

Franz Schubert

Sonatina for violin & piano in D major, D. 384 (Op. posth. 137/1)

Robert Schumann

Sonata for violin & piano in A minor No. 1, op.105

Fantasia in C major