Vytautas Lukočius born 1975 was graduated from M.K. Čiurlionis Art Gymnasium in 1993 with two specializations in piano and choir conducting. After that he began studies at Lithuanian Academy of Music. In 1999 he was graduate from there with master diploma‘s as a piano-soloist (Prof. Jurgis Karnavičius), and in year 2000 as an orchestra conductor (Prof. Gintaras Rinkevičius). In year 1999 V. Lukočius entered conducting class in the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. In year 2002 he made diploma there. His teachers where: Prof. Leif Segerstam, Jorma Panula and Atso Almila. In year 2003 he made Post-Graduate studies at Lithuanian Academy of Music.
He became a second prize winner in the competition for young conductors, which took place in Vilnius in 1991. In 1998 he took part in competition for vocal accompanists in Vilnius and got the first prize. In 2006 III Jorma Panula international conducting competition (Finland) he was I prize winner.
From year 2000 till 2004 he was assistant chief conductor at Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra. From autumn 2004 he is conductor of Lithuanian chamber orchestra.
At Lithuanian Opera and Ballet Theater he rehearsed and performed B. Britten’s opera – “Let’s make an Opera”, G.Verdi „Un ballo in maschera“, „Aida“, „Otello“, „Simon Boccanegra“, „La Traviata“, R.Wagner „Parsifal“, R.Leoncovallo „Pagliacci“. In Kotka theater V. Lukočius conducted P. Abraham operetta „Viktoria und Ihr Husar“. He conducted performances with Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, Lithuanian National Opera, St.Christopher Chamber Orchestra, Kaunas Symphony Orchestra, Oslo Radio Orchestra, Turku Symphony Orchestra, Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra, Sibelius Academy Symphony Orchestra, Kymi Sinfonietta and Pori Sinfonietta, Olsztyn Philharmonics (Poland).
He had concerts with such soloists: Alexander Paley, Petras Geniušas, Antti Siirala, Martin Fröst, Gidon Kremer, Arabella Steinbacher, Raimo Sirkia, Jyrki Anttila, Seppo Ruohonen, Mika Pohjonen, Kalev Kuljus, Bart Schneemann, Atle Sponberg, Lilli Paasikivi, Olga Kondina, Kaisa Ranta, Igor Lazko, Tamaki Kawakubo, Vardan Mamikonian, Denis Shapovalov, Pedro Carneiro, Tine Thing Helseth, Jukka Merjanen, Virgilijus Noreika, Irena Milkevičiūtė, Algirdas Janutas, Inesa Linaburgytė, Edgaras Montvidas and etc.
“Opus 126 in Es”
”Softly softly Nemunėlis is flowing”
MozART Games (2005)
Milky Way (2004)
Only Heaven Above Us (2003)
“Artizarra” (2005 edition)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, in D major, BWV 1050
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, in B flat major, BWV 1051
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, in G major, BWV 1049
Cantata for soprano No. 35
Concerto for flute and orchestra in A minor
“Livre pour les cordes” for string orchestra
Symphony No. 1
“Concerto da camera” for flute, English horn and strings
Concerto for oboe and basso continuo in C major
Symphony No. 13, in F major, KV 112
Divertimento in F major “Ein musikalischer Spass” (“Musical Joke”), KV 522
Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 23, in A major, KV 488
Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 5, in A major, KV 219
“Litaniae de B.M.V.Lauretance” in B flat major, KV 109
Missa brevis in F major, KV 192 (“Kleine Credomesse”)
”Sonata per la Grand Viola” for viola and orchestra
Sonata for violin, harpsichord and string orchestra No. 1
Requiem for strings
Concerto for viola and orchestra
”Musica dolorosa” for solo cello and orchestra
1. W. A. Mozart The overture to the opera “The Marriage of Figaro”
2. W. A. Mozart Aria “Fin ch'han dal vino” from opera “Don Giovanni”
3. W. A. Mozart Aria Ottavio “Dalla sua pace” from opera “Don Giovanni”
4. W. A. Mozart Aria Zerlina „Batti, batti, o bel Masetto” from opera “Don Giovanni”
5. W. A. Mozart Duet - Zerlina and Don Giovanni
6. G. Rossini The overture to the opera “Barber of Seville”
7. G. Donizetti Romanze Nemorino
8. G. Donizetti Duet Lucia and Enrique ("Lucia di Lammermoor")
9. G. Rossini Cavatina Figaro
1. G. Bizet Intermedia to act 3 from opera “Carmen”
2. G. Bizet Toreador Couplet from opera “Carmen“
3. L. Delibes Les Filles de Cadix
4. P. I. Tchaikovsky Lensky’s aria from opera “Eugenij Onegin”
5. P. Mascagni Intermezzo Sinfonico from opera “Cavalleria Rusticana”
6. F. Cilea Lamento di Federico from “L'Arlesiana”
7. G. Puccini Lauretta's aria, "O, mio babbino caro" (Oh, my dearest papa) from opera "Gianni Schicchi“
8. V. Klova Udrys Song from opera "Pilėnai"
9. G. Jimenez Intermedio from “La Boda de Luis Alonso”
10. Fr. Lehar “Meine Lippen, sie kuessen so heiss” from "Giuditta"
11. J. Strauss Barinkay Couplet from “The Gipsy Baron“
Conductor Vytautas Lukočius
Soloists: Asta Kriščiūnaitė (soprano)
Virgilijus Noreika (tenor)
Vytautas Juozapaitis (baritone)
Chamber Ensemble Intermezzo