International Stasys Vainiūnas Competition for pianists

International Stasys Vainiūnas Competition for pianists

Elžbieta Liepa Dvarionaitė, Lithuania

Participant data

Name of the educational insititution Nacionalinė M.K.Čiurlionio mokykla, Vilnius
Lecturer Albina Šikšniūtė

Since she was six years old, Elžbieta Liepa Dvarionaitė (2001) has studied at the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art where currently she works with the teacher Albina Šikšniūtė. Amongst the most important pianist's achievements it is worth mentioning the first prize at the 17th International Jurmala Piano Competition, the Grand Prix at the 8th National Johann Sebastian Bach Competition for Young Pianists in Vilnius as well as the "Kaunas Sonorum" competition. Elžbieta Liepa played together with Lithuanian, Riga, Tallinn, Czech "Virtuosi Brunensis", Klaipėda and Vilnius St. Christopher chamber orchestras as well as with Lithuanian State Symphony and Kaunas Symphony orchestras. The pianist participated in masterclasses led by Petras Geniušas, Roberto Plano, Mūza Rubackytė. Since 2014 she is being supported by the Mstislav Rostropovich Charity and Support Foundation.

I round program

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach | Partita No. 1 · B flat major · BWV 825
  2. Sergei Prokofiev | Piano Sonata No. 2 · D minor · op. 14
  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. 1
    • No. 3
    • No. 4
    • No. 6
  2. Frederic Chopin | Ballade No. 1 · G minor · op. 23
  3. Maurice Ravel | "Miroirs" · Oiseaux tristes
  4. Maurice Ravel | "La valse"

III round program

  1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | Piano Concerto No. 23 · A major · KV 488