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

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Opening
Opening

Prof. Birutė Vainiūnaitė and her father Stasys Vainiūnas

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Audience
Audience

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

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The Opening
The Opening

Rector Z. Ibelgauptas

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Opening
Opening

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

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Opening
Opening

Members of the Jury

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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

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I Round
I Round

Competition moment

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I Round
I Round

The Jury

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Stasys Vainiūnas Home
Stasys Vainiūnas Home

S. Vainiūnas' birthday

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

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

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Moment of the Concert
Moment of the Concert

Lithuanian instrument "kanklės" (chordophone)

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After the concert
After the concert

The Jury and Mr. V. Juodpusis

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Prof. Audronė Vainiūnaitė
Prof. Audronė Vainiūnaitė

The birthday cakes' cutting

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

Slava Kontorovič setting up the piano before the competition

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I Round
I Round

Chamber Ensemble Category

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Evaluation
Evaluation

The Chairperson of the Jury - Avedis Kouyoumdjian (Austria)

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Listening
Listening

Akemi Alink Yamamoto (The Netherlands-Japan)

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FINAL
FINAL

Cellist of Delta Piano Trio - Irene Enzlin

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Award Ceremony
Award Ceremony

Members of the Jury and Winners

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Diploma-holders
Diploma-holders

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

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Diploma-holders
Diploma-holders

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

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III Prize Winners
III Prize Winners

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

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Special Prize
Special Prize

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

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III Prize Winner
III Prize Winner

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

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

Duo Presto (Lithuania) with Prof. Audronė Vainiūnaitė

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II Prize Winner
II Prize Winner

Justas Čeponis (Lithuania) with Prof. Juris Kalnciems

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II Prize Winner
II Prize Winner

Thibault Lebrun (France) with Prof. Tamara Rusanova

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Award Ceremony
Award Ceremony

Winners and Members of the Jury

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

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

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Closing Concert
Closing Concert

Diploma-holder Anastasia Milovanova (Russia)

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Ballad in D minor
Ballad in D minor

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

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Closing Concert
Closing Concert

III Prize winner Ayane Matsuura (Japan)

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S. Vainiūnas Sonata
S. Vainiūnas Sonata

Duo Presto (Lithuania)

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Closing Concert
Closing Concert

Joyful moments after the performance

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Duo Sonoro (Ukraine)
Duo Sonoro (Ukraine)

Valeriia Shulga (piano) and Andrii Pavlov (violin)

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I Prize Winners
I Prize Winners

Delta Piano Trio

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W. A. Mozart
W. A. Mozart

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

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

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

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Justas Čeponis (Lithuania)
Justas Čeponis (Lithuania)

Final moments of the closing

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Videos from the Competition

© by Elena Kairytė