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Karina Novikova

founder, stage direcotr

Karina is a professional opera director from Lithuania. Her recent credits include working with Christof Loy, Jan Philipp Gloger, Andreas Homoki and Barrie Kosky, assisting at Opera Holland park (London) and Dutch National Opera (Amsterdam) and staging the first German opera "Pastorello Musicale". Karina is passionate to provide opportunities for young opera singers and to create theater of highest caliber.


Vladimir Konstantinov


Vladimir's expertise of conducting in music theater is a valuable assent in our team. During his career he has aided many young opera singers to better understanding of dramatic and musical links. Currently he is working at Klaipėda state music theater, composes and arranges music. 

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Eglė Kalibataitė


Eglė is a modern dance practitioner and choreographer. She is leading workshops in authentic movement, yoga and body awareness, too. Eglė had a tremendous success among opera singers as well as the audience with her choreography to "Cosi fan tutte" ouverture at the 1st Opera Accelerator.

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Gustas Raudonius


Gustas Raudonius is a talented pianist of an upcoming generation. He has been with us from the year 2018 and accompanied in every rehearsal, concert and performance. His musicality and skill to perform together with vocalists is something we cherish a lot.


Jaz Manville

Assistant director

Jaz has joined team of Opera Accelerator 2019. Her bright spirits and attention to detail has helped everyone involved in the project. And two directors in the team are better than one - more questions can be answered and more assurance given.

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