VIII International M. K. Ciurlionis Piano Competition

VIII International M. K. Ciurlionis Piano Competition

Neringa Valuntonytė, Lithuania

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Name of the educational insititution Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover, Hannover

Lithuanian pianist Neringa Valuntonytė (b. 1994) is gathering audiences throughout Europe with a big variety of solo and chamber music repertoire. Neringa is currently completing her Master’s degree at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover in the piano class of prof. Ewa Kupiec. Neringa has already received a Bachelor’s degree from the Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy. In 2008–2013, pianist was a recipient of a scholarship from the Mstislav Rostropovich Charity and Support Foundation ''Support for the Children of Lithuania''. With the piano trio “Tribus”, she won a piano chamber music prize in ISA'17 (Austria), and also received an honorary prize from the President of the Republic of Lithuania. Outside of Germany, Neringa gave numerous concerts in Lithuania, Poland, Denmark, Finland, Latvia, Estonia, Austria and Ukraine.


  1. Johann Sebastian Bach | WTC Book 1: Prelude and Fugue · C sharp minor · BWV 849
  2. Franz Liszt | "Transcendental Études" · S. 139
  3. Ludwig van Beethoven | Piano Sonata No. 18 (''The Hunt'') · E flat major · Op. 31/3
    • I Part. ~Allegro
    • II Part. ~Scherzo. Allegretto vivace
  4. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · F sharp major · VL 184
  5. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · G minor · VL 343


  1. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | "The Little Sonata" · VL 269-271
  2. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · D minor · VL 239
  3. Vidmantas Bartulis | "Hanami"
  4. Richard Wagner / Franz Liszt | "Isoldes Liebestod"
  5. Claude Debussy | "Préludes", Book 1: "Des pas sur la neige", "Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest", "La fille aux cheveux de lin", "La sérénade interrompue", "La cathédrale engloutie"
  6. Grażyna Bacewicz | Piano Sonata No. 2


  1. Maurice Ravel | Piano Concerto · G major