Photos from VII International Stasys Vainiūnas Piano and Chamber Ensemble Competition

© Photos by Džoja Barysaitė and Elena Kairytė

Before the opening
Before the opening

Organisers and jury members in Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre

Opening
Opening

Prof. Birutė Vainiūnaitė and her father Stasys Vainiūnas

Audience
Audience

The Opening day and V. Juodpusis - director of Stasys Vainiūnas Home

The Opening
The Opening

Rector Z. Ibelgauptas

Opening
Opening

Members of the Jury Prof. P. Geniušas and Prof. Jurgis Karnavičius

Opening
Opening

Members of the Jury

Final moments of the Opening
Final moments of the Opening

II prize winners in 2010, Piano Quintet (Lithuania) Rima Chačaturian / piano, Ramunė Grakauskaitė / I violin Justina Plauškaitė / II violin Aistė Mikalauskaitė / viola Rokas Vaitkevičius / cello

I Round
I Round

Competition moment

I Round
I Round

The Jury

Stasys Vainiūnas Home
Stasys Vainiūnas Home

S. Vainiūnas' birthday

"Eight Moods" Op. 43
"Eight Moods" Op. 43

The winner of previous competition Motiejus Bazaras (Lithuania) performing S. Vainiūnas

Moment of the Concert
Moment of the Concert

Lithuanian instrument "kanklės" (chordophone)

After the concert
After the concert

The Jury and Mr. V. Juodpusis

Prof. Audronė Vainiūnaitė
Prof. Audronė Vainiūnaitė

The birthday cakes' cutting

The Birthday Cake
The Birthday Cake
After the concert
After the concert
Tunning
Tunning

Slava Kontorovič setting up the piano before the competition

I Round
I Round

Chamber Ensemble Category

Evaluation
Evaluation

The Chairperson of the Jury - Avedis Kouyoumdjian (Austria)

Listening
Listening

Akemi Alink Yamamoto (The Netherlands-Japan)

FINAL
FINAL

Cellist of Delta Piano Trio - Irene Enzlin

Award Ceremony
Award Ceremony

Members of the Jury and Winners

Diploma-holders
Diploma-holders

Paulius Rudokas / piano and Kostas Tumosa / violin with prof. Dalia Balsytė

Diploma-holders
Diploma-holders

Piano Trio Gaspar (Poland) with prof. Agne Sprūdža (Latvia)

III Prize Winners
III Prize Winners

Duo Sonoro (Ukraine) with Akemi Alink Yamamoto (The Netherlands/Japan)

Special Prize
Special Prize

Special Eduardas Balsys foundation prize for the best interptratation of the classical piece. Duo Sonoro (Ukraine) with Prof. Dalia Balsytė

III Prize Winner
III Prize Winner

Zhibek Kozhakhmetova (Kazakhstan) with Prof. Lauri Väinmaa (Estonia)

Special Prize for S. Vainiūnas
Special Prize for S. Vainiūnas

Duo Presto (Lithuania) with Prof. Audronė Vainiūnaitė

II Prize Winner
II Prize Winner

Justas Čeponis (Lithuania) with Prof. Juris Kalnciems

II Prize Winner
II Prize Winner

Thibault Lebrun (France) with Prof. Tamara Rusanova

Award Ceremony
Award Ceremony

Winners and Members of the Jury

Award Ceremony
Award Ceremony
"Little Insect Suite" Op. 7
"Little Insect Suite" Op. 7

Diploma-holder Jurgis Aleknavičius (Lithuania) performing S. Vainiūnas in the Closing Concert

Closing Concert
Closing Concert

Diploma-holder Anastasia Milovanova (Russia)

Ballad in D minor
Ballad in D minor

Special prize winner Zhibek Kozhakhmetova (Kazakhstan) performing S. Vainiūnas in the Closing Concert

Closing Concert
Closing Concert

III Prize winner Ayane Matsuura (Japan)

S. Vainiūnas Sonata
S. Vainiūnas Sonata

Duo Presto (Lithuania)

Closing Concert
Closing Concert

Joyful moments after the performance

Duo Sonoro (Ukraine)
Duo Sonoro (Ukraine)

Valeriia Shulga (piano) and Andrii Pavlov (violin)

I Prize Winners
I Prize Winners

Delta Piano Trio

W. A. Mozart
W. A. Mozart

Thibault Lebrun (France) performing Concerto No. 12 KV 414 with Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra

Thibault Lebrun (France)
Thibault Lebrun (France)
Justas Čeponis (Lithuania)
Justas Čeponis (Lithuania)

S. Vainiūnas Concerto for Piano and Chamber Orchestra No. 4, Op. 40

Justas Čeponis (Lithuania)
Justas Čeponis (Lithuania)

Final moments of the closing

Videos from the Competition

© by Elena Kairytė