“I think the Lithuanian composer Raminta Šerkšnytė is one of the best in the Baltic region right now. ”

Sentimental Work: Gidon Kremer on Raminta Šerkšnytė’s „This too shall pass“

 Gidon Kremer| The Strad | Feb 2024


“The main thing to say about De profundis is this: it is ever interesting, I think. And it is complete, hanging together. Scarcely a note is wasted.

New York chronicle

Jay Nordlinger | The New Criterion Vol. 42, No.4 | Dec 2023


een relaxte Tsjaikovski en overrompelende Weinberg bij het Concertgebouworkest

Frederike Berntsen | Het Parool | 24 Apr 2023


“Raminta Šerkšnytė’s Musik ruht in nahezu magischer Weise in sich”

Komponistinnen aus der Stille

Wolfgang Sandner | Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung No.229 | 2 Oct 2021


“Alluring music”

SERKSNYTE Orchestral and Choral Works

Richard Whitehouse | Gramophone Vol.97, No.1184 | Feb 2020


“Šerkšnytė’s music is offering moments of exquisite beauty and quasi mysticism <…>there is something magical about hearing contemporary Lithuanian music.”


Raminta Šerkšnytė

Claire Jackson | BBC Music Magazine | 23 Jan 2020


“It is so unusual, so beautiful and so moving that it could, long term, prove to be a milestone in bringing the riches of Lithuanian and Baltic music to a wider audience.”

Unusual and beautiful: Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conducts the music of Raminta Šerkšnytė

Anne Ozorio | Opera Today | 17 Jan 2020


“Šerkšnytė’s blend of past evocations and future imaginings combined to present something intoxicatingly heartfelt.”

Šerkšnytė’s Songs of Sunset and Dawn intoxicates at the Baltic Sea Festival

Simon Cummings | Bachtrack | 3 Sep 2018


“Fires- a compelling quarter-hour work.”

A Rising Conductor Makes Her New York Debut

James R.Oestreich | The New York Times | 27 Sep 2016


“It is not a very frequent occurrence that the works of composers making their debut are so mature that they early on enter the living repertoire.”

Raminta Šerkšnytė’s ‘Icebreakers’ in Vilnius, Tongyeong, Katowice, Detroit and Lucerne

Music Information Centre Lithuania | 3 March 2016


“An individual language is created out of foreign words, a dramatic act out of separate emotions, Baltic mysticism out of melancholia.”

Gidon Kremer und Komponistin Raminta Serksnyte in München

Helmut Mauró | Süddeutche Zeitung | 23 Jan 2009


“The audience is invited to wander into spheres of exalted poetry and music.”

Raminta Šerkšnytė: Songs of Sunset and Dawn

Linas Paulauskis | Lithuanian Music Link No.14 | Apr- Sept 2007


“The maximum creativity is in nature” – with this in mind, Raminta has repeatedly drawn inspiration from its inexhaustible.”

Raminta Šerkšnytė in the Vortex of Natural Cycles

Veronika Janatjeva | Lithuanian Music Link No.10 | 2005


“Music of dark coloration and hint of mystery.”

Hints of Jazz, Minimalism and Mystery From Abroad

Allan Kozinn | The New York Times | 20 Jun 2005