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Kasparas Uinskas

KASPARAS UINSKAS plays Brahms pianoconcerto no 1 in Vilnius

The charismatic pianist Kasparas Uinskas will perform at the Vilnius Congress Concert Hall. His international career was launched at New York’s Carnegie Hall, Washington’s J. F. Kennedy Center Millennium Stage,London’s Wigmore Hall, Berlin Philharmonic.

At the Verbier Classical Music Festival in Switzerland, one of the most famous festivals in Europe, he received the Reuters Grand Prix and an invitation to debut at this festival. He also has given solo recitals at the following festivals: the Aspen Music Festival (USA), the Music Festival of the Hamptons (USA), and the Holland Music Sessions (the Netherlands).

The pianist is also known for his educational work in Lithuania: he tries to change young people’s attitude to classical music giving exciting concert programmes. Uinskas’ started his musical career with playing the piano since the age of six; graduating from the Warsaw F. Chopin Music Academy and the Juilliard School in New York he returned to Lithuania to complete his studies at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre graduating in 2007.

23 March 2012, Friday, 7 pm: Symphony concert “SPRING SERENADE”

 Brahms. Concerto for piano and orchestra in D minor, No 1, op.15

Dvořák. Serenade for strings in E major, op. 22

R. Strauss. Suite “Der Rosen Kavalier”, op. 59

Soloist: KASPARAS UINSKAS, piano

LITHUANIAN STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Conductor: ATVARS LAKSTIGALA

Symphony concert “Spring serenade”
At the “Spring Serenade” symphony music will also be performed – Dvořák’s lyrical “Serenade” that was composed in eleven days and Strauss’ suite form the popular opera “Die Rosen Kavalier”.Atvars Lakstīgala, the chief conductor of the Liepaja Symphony Orchestra, a conductor of the Latvia’s National Opera, will conduct the concert. Debuting at the opera theatre in 2009, in 2010 he earned the prestigious Latvian prize the Grand Music Award for the Best Debut and concerts with the Liepaja Symphony orchestra. Lakstīgala is also known as a distinguished French horn player and a laureate of many international competitions, among which are the International Woodwind and Brass Instruments Competition in Poland (2000) and the International A. Jurjāns Wind Instruments Competition in Latvia (2001).
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