Casparus Winskas

Qualities necessary for great pianists and musicians

A rare talent that has everything

“Having all the qualities of a great pianist and musician … Winskas demonstrated in his debut recital in New York that his extraordinary talent had launched his international career with a bang.”

-New York Concert Review-

“Winskas took Wigmore Hall into a whirlwind of admiration... Chopin's Sonata No. 3, a breathtaking virtuosity in the final gallop, and an electrifying coda... a glorious F major In the coda of , Winskas displays an astonishing dexterity that brings this great work to its thrilling conclusion... in a performance so accomplished and spiritually mature, this so refined It is a great pleasure to be able to listen to the Brahms work that has been performed.”

-Robert Beattie, Seen and heard International-

-Fantastic Pianist Series 2014-

< For the Winskas Performance >

Casparus wins Kas. A young Lithuanian Vianist will give a recital on June 22nd at The Phoenix Hall in Osaka. An old acquaintance of mine, a music manager in Osaka, decided to help out, and sent me a DVD. The Berlin debut live was realized at the Philharmonic Chamber Music Hall on March 30, 2008. The audience, which could not be said to be full, first listened to the neat appearance of Haydn's sonata, the tight tone, Chopin's gracefulness, and Lithuanian works (three short pieces from Baris Dvalionas' Winter Sketches). ), and rushed into the frenzy of the final Rachmaninoff's Second Sonata. In the Japan tour, we will arrange masterpieces of Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, and finally play Rachmaninoff's sonata. Six years have passed since the Berlin concert, and he must have further refined his performances by conducting unique music education programs for high school students and directing music festivals in his home country. He's handsome, but the way he wrinkles his eyebrows as he plays is quite sincere and artist-like, and it matches the tendencies of his performances, which gives me a favorable impression.

(Takuo Ikeda, Nihon Keizai Shimbun reporter)

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Kasparas Uinskas

Born in Lithuania. She started playing the piano at the age of 6 and completed a doctoral course at the Lithuanian National Academy of Music and Drama under Veronika Bitaite. Subsequently, he studied in Karlichstein at the Frédéric Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw and the Juilliard School. Won a Vladimir Horowitz Scholarship.

Following her highly acclaimed debut recital at Carnegie Hall, she has held recital series at world-famous venues such as the Kennedy Center (Washington DC), Wigmore Hall, and the Berlin Philharmonic, all of which have been highly praised by audiences and critics alike. ing.

Last season, he performed solo, chamber music and with orchestras at Wigmore Hall (London), Auditorio Nacional (Spain), Auditorio Fundacion Caixa Galicia A Coruna (Spain), Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra (Poland). , Active in various places such as Italy, Hungary, Portugal, Turkey, Lithuania.

In the 2011-2012 season, he performed with the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, Teplice North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Kislovodsk Philharmonic Orchestra, Filarmonica de Stat Targu Mures, Filarmonica Oltenia in Romania, Wigmore Hall, Belm Culture. Hall (Norway), Beaux Arts Concert Hall (Brussels), solo recitals at Filarmonica de Stat Targu Mures (Romania).

His repertoire is wide-ranging, from JS Bach to 20th-century works, and his performances of Chopin are particularly highly regarded. The 2006 Chopin recital was released as a debut CD, and the 2008 Berliner Philharmonie live footage was also released on DVD. He has made numerous radio and TV appearances, including his BBC Radio 3 debut with "In Tune (hosted by Sean Rafferty)" and David Duvall's "Reflections from the Keyboard" (WQXR, NY). Appeared and made headlines.

In the summer of 2010, he served as the artistic director of the New Musical Generation summer festival and academy, inviting prominent performers and young musicians from around the world to perform concerts and academy performances for 10 days.

He is also active in performing Lithuanian works, and in 2005 he recorded Vladas Jakubėnas' works with Lithuanian musicians. In his debut recital series, he often incorporates the works of Lithuanian composer Baris Dvaljonas. He is also passionate about education and is invited to give master classes at the Lithuanian National Academy of Music and Drama. Actively engaged in outreach activities, since 2006, a music education program that provides live classical music has been implemented in Lithuanian high schools, and has been a great success with 8,000 students participating so far.

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