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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla

Conductor

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Biography

Music Director City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

… a uniquely resplendent, life-affirming recording,
far and away the most impressive conductor debut on disc
(LA Times, 05.06.2019)


In spring 2019 Deutsche Grammophon released Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla’s debut-CD. It delighted critics and listeners worldwide and was hailed as an essential contribution to the rediscovery of Mieczysław Weinbergs Œuvre. The recording was the result of a cooperation of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Kremerata Baltica and Gidon Kremer, with whom she has been in an intensive artistic exchange since 2013.
A second recording was released by Deutsche Grammophon in November 2019. This features works by her compatriot Raminta Šerkšnytė.

Starting with the season 2016/17 Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla became Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, where she succeeded conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle, Sakari Oramo and Andris Nelsons. In 2020 the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra celebrates its centennial and continues its extensive touring activities with concerts in Germany, France, Belgium, Switzerland and Austria.

A native of Vilnius, Lithuania, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla was born into a musical family. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in choral and orchestral conducting from the University of Music and Fine Arts,…

Music Director City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

… a uniquely resplendent, life-affirming recording,
far and away the most impressive conductor debut on disc
(LA Times, 05.06.2019)


In spring 2019 Deutsche Grammophon released Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla’s debut-CD. It delighted critics and listeners worldwide and was hailed as an essential contribution to the rediscovery of Mieczysław Weinbergs Œuvre. The recording was the result of a cooperation of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Kremerata Baltica and Gidon Kremer, with whom she has been in an intensive artistic exchange since 2013.
A second recording was released by Deutsche Grammophon in November 2019. This features works by her compatriot Raminta Šerkšnytė.

Starting with the season 2016/17 Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla became Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, where she succeeded conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle, Sakari Oramo and Andris Nelsons. In 2020 the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra celebrates its centennial and continues its extensive touring activities with concerts in Germany, France, Belgium, Switzerland and Austria.

A native of Vilnius, Lithuania, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla was born into a musical family. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in choral and orchestral conducting from the University of Music and Fine Arts, Graz, Austria. Afterwards she continued to study at the Music Conservatory in Bologna, the Music Conservatory Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy in Leipzig and the Music Conservatory in Zurich.


From 2011-14 she worked as Kapellmeister at the Theater and Orchester Heidelberg and at the Konzert Theater Bern, before being appointed Music Director of the Salzburg Landestheater (2015-17).

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla came to international fame when she won the prestigious Salzburg Festival "Young Conductors Award" in 2012. A Dudamel Fellowship at the Los Angeles Philharmonic was followed by numerous invitations of orchestras and operas worldwide. From 2014-16 she was Assistant Conductor and from 2016-17 Associate Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

(c) Frans Jansen

… simply by being who she is and doing what she does, Gražinytė-Tyla might yet turn out to be one of the artists who define our century.

01.06.2020

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla to conduct at the Konzerthaus Dortmund
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07.10.2019

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla awarded with Deutscher Schallplattenpreis
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04.10.2019

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and the CBSO with "Britain Calling" in Hamburg
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21.07.2019

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla at BBC Proms 2019
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03.05.2019

Out now: Gražinytė-Tyla’s debut Album with Deutsche Grammophon
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