VIII International M. K. Ciurlionis Piano Competition

VIII International M. K. Ciurlionis Piano Competition

Kārlis Gunārs Tirzītis, Latvia

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Name of the educational insititution Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, Rīga

Kārlis Gunārs Tirzītis (b. 1996) is a student at the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music in the class of Herta Hansena. The pianist has participated in various international competitions in Latvia and abroad. Worth mentioning is Jūrmala International Piano Competition, Lyon international piano competition, Latvian national piano competitions for young pianists. Kārlis had masterclasses with Vsevolod Dvorkin, Reinis Zariņš, Konstantin Lifschitz, Dina Yoffe, Dominique Merlet, Graham Scott, Diana Ketler and others. The pianist regularly plays solo and chamber music concerts in Latvia, toured the USA and has played with orchestras in Latvia and Czech Republic.

I ROUND

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach | WTC Book 1: Prelude and Fugue · C sharp minor · BWV 849
  2. Franz Liszt | Grande Etude de Paganini No. 6 · A minor · S. 141/6
  3. Ludwig van Beethoven | Piano Sonata No. 2 · A major Dalys: 1 · Op. 2
    • I Part. Allegro vivace
  4. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · D flat major · VL 187
  5. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · G major · VL 338
  6. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · D minor · VL 344

II ROUND

  1. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · B minor · VL 182a
  2. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | "Autumn" · VL 294
  3. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · A major · VL 335
  4. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | "The Sea, Cycles of Small Landscapes" · VL 317
  5. Anatolijus Senderovas | "M. K. Čiurlionis’ Sketches": "Demon", "Amber Palace","The Bell"
    • Amber Palace
    • Bell
    • Demon
  6. Sergei Prokofiev | Piano Sonata No. 6 · A major · Op. 82
  7. Igor Stravinsky | Trois mouvements de "Petrouchka"

III ROUND

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

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