VIII International M. K. Ciurlionis Piano Competition

VIII International M. K. Ciurlionis Piano Competition

Kasparas Mikužis, Lithuania

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Name of the educational insititution Royal Academy of Music, London

Kasparas Mikužis (b. 2001) studies with Diana Ketler at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He has won 20 international competitions, which include Grand Prix at X International B. Dvarionas competition for young pianists in Vilnius, and Winner Award at "Pianale Junior" (2015) in Germany. Kasparas has performed in famous venues such as Amsterdam "Concertgebouw" and London "Wigmore Hall". In 2012 and 2015 his performances were televised by Mezzo TV. In 2018 Kasparas released a CD under the "KNS Classical" label. Since 2011 Kasparas has been supported by "SOS Talents" foundation. Since 2017 he has been supported by Mstislav Rostropovich Charity and Support foundation "Support for the Children of Lithuania".

I ROUND

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach | WTC Book 1: Prelude and Fugue · E flat major · BWV 852
  2. Sergei Rachmaninoff | "Études-Tableaux" (Etyudy-kartiny) (Etudes-Pictures) · Op. 33
    • Étude-tableaux Nr. 8, C sharp minor
  3. Ludwig van Beethoven | Piano Sonata No. 30 · E major Dalys: 2 · Op. 109
    • II Part. Prestissimo
    • III Part. Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo
  4. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | "The Sea, Cycles of Small Landscapes" · VL 317

II ROUND

  1. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | "The Little Sonata" · VL 269-271
  2. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Fugue · B flat minor · VL 345
  3. Julius Andrejevas | "Engraving"
  4. Sergei Prokofiev | Piano Sonata No. 6 · A major · Op. 82
  5. Nikolai Kapustin | "Eight Concert Études": No. 6, No. 7, No. 8 · No tonality · Op. 40

III ROUND

  1. Sergei Prokofiev | Piano Concerto No. 3 · C major · Op. 26

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