International Stasys Vainiūnas Competition for pianists

International Stasys Vainiūnas Competition for pianists

Augustinas Eidukonis, Lithuania

Participant data

Name of the educational insititution Musikhochschule Lübeck, Lübeck
Professor Konrad Elser

Augustinas Eidukonis (b. 1995) was born in Vilnius, in the family of musicians. Since 2002 he studied at the National Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis School of Arts, class of teacher-expert Vida Emilija Prekerytė. Since 2014 the pianist has been studying at the Lübeck Academy of Music, in the class of prof. Konrad Elser. In 2017–2018 during the Erasmus+ program Augustinas was studying at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam with the professor Willem Brons. Since 2016 the pianist is a grant holder for "Ad Infinitum" and "Weiland Kulturstiftung Henning Hamkens" foundations. In 2017 Augustinas won second prize at the IX International Piano Competition "Lagny sur Marne" in France. The same year he won "Steinway Förderpreis Klassik 2017" prize. The performer has participated in masterclasses led by Jerome Lowenthal, Andrzej Jasinski, Vera Nosina, Nina Seriogina, Michael Lewin, Mūza Rubackytė, Michel Beroff, and others.

I round program

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach | Partita No. 5 · G major BWV 829
  2. Sergei Prokofiev | Piano Sonata No. 3 · A minor Op. 28
  3. Stasys Vainiūnas | "Fields Of Home" · Blooming Lily Of The Valley Op. 31

II round program

  1. Stasys Vainiūnas | "Eight Moods" · Dalys: 4 Op. 43
    • No. 7
    • No. 3
    • No. 4
    • No. 5
  2. Claude Debussy | "Masques" · L. 105
  3. Claude Debussy | "L'Isle Joyeuse" · L. 106
  4. Frédéric Chopin | Scherzo No. 4 · E major Op. 54

III round program

  1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | Piano Concerto No. 20 · D minor K 466