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Kasparas Uinskas – piano solo recital

2018 March 3 Past event
2 h.
8.65 - 20.00 €
Event start: 6.00 PM
Organizer: New Musical Generation


Organizer:

New Musical Generation

Let’s meet the spring with exceptional solo concerts of pianist Kasparas Uinskas – on the 3rd of March at Klaipėda Concert Hall, on the 7th of March – at Lithuanian National Philahrmonic Hall and on the 8th of March – at Kaunas Philharmonic. Listeners will have an opportunity to hear three “German rocks of classical music”. So called “Three B” concert will present selections of most beautiful pieces of Bach, one of the most famous Beethoven sonatas “Pathetique” and philosophical, and yet romantic Brahms with his sonata No. 3.

Kasparas Uinskas is an internationally acclaimed pianist, praised by critics for his virtuosity and romantic style. Mr. Uinskas is performing at most important world concert halls - New York's Carnegie Hall, Berlin Philharmonie, London Wigmore Hall, Madrid Auditorio Nacional, J. F. Kennedy Center in Washington, DC among others.

“...great pianist and musician…” Carnegie Hall (New York Concert Review)

“…his interpretations overcome all limits…” Berlin Philharmonie (Klassik in Berlin)

“…breathtaking sensitivity that was absolutely magical…” London Wigmore Hall, (Seen and heard international).

His recent performances include his concerts with Royal Chamber Orchestra of Wallonia (Belgium), Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra (Czech Republic), Philharmonie Südwestfalen (Germany), Liepaja Symphony Orchestra at Piano Stars Festival (Latvia), Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra (Poland), as well as solo recitals at London Wigmore Hall, Baerum Kulturhus at Piano Master Series (Norway), BoZar concert hall in Brussels, Brussels piano festival, Festival Nordland Musikkfestuke in Bodø (Norway), at Fantastic Pianist Series tour in Japan and chamber recital tour in Norway and Lithuania together with International Tchaikovsky Competition laureate, violinist Nikita Boriso-Glebsky, piano duo concert tour with pianist Evgeni Bozhanov and chamber concert tour with cello legend Alexander Kniazev and also with International Tchaikovsky competition winner cellist Andrei Ionita.

Mr. Uinskas is a frequent guest at many international music festivals throughout Europe and the USA, including the Aspen Music Festival (USA), the Music Festival of the Hamptons (USA), the South Shore Music (USA), and Holland Music Sessions. Also, Mr. Uinskas has appeared as a soloist at the Verbier Festival as recipient of the Reuter’s Grand Prix, awarded by the festival.

His repertoire includes works by a wide range of composers, from Johann Sebastian Bach to 20th Century, however composers of the romantic era dominate significant part of his repertoire. Recent releases include Uinskas’ CD of his Chopin recital and the DVD of his live concert at the Berlin Philharmonie.

The newest CD with Chopin 12 Etudes Op. 25, Rachmaninov Sonata No. 2 and Debussy miniatures has been released by UK company Stone Records in September 2015.  “Uinskas is one of the best exponents of Chopin I have heard among the younger generation of pianists.” “This was really exceptional playing which stands comparison with the best performances of the études.” – writes “Seen and Heard International” at its review about the CD.

Mr. Uinskas is a frequent guest on the Radio and TV programs, including BBC Radio 3 program In Tune; the classical music radio station of The New York Times, program Reflections from the Keyboard on the WQXR with David Dubal, Lithuanian National Television and Radio and many others.

Kasparas Uinskas was born in Lithuania. He began studying the piano at the age of six. He studied at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, where he graduated his Doctoral studies, Frédéric Chopin Music University in Warsaw (with prof. Bugaij), Poland, and The Juilliard School in New York (with the prof. Kalichstein), as a recipient of the Vladimir Horowitz Scholarship.

Youtube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4v9s12xXDdc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcdpowaEYWg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ov1bQb38OFE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2f4gLr663pw

Johann Sebastian Bach

Selection of pieces

 

Ludwig van Beethoven

Sonata No. 8 Op. 13 (“Pathetique”)

 

Johannes Brahms

Sonata No. 3 Op. 5