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The Nijolė ir Jonas Dėdinai competition for pianists

The Nijolė ir Jonas Dėdinai competition for pianists

The Nijolė and Jonas Dėdinai competition for pianists took place for the first time in 2016. The competition is initiated and annual prizes are awarded by the foundation of Nijolė and Jonas Dėdinai, famous Lithuanian emigrants. The foundation seeks to promote and support young Lithuanian pianists. Students of the bachelor‘s and master‘s programs of the LMTA Piano Department can participate in the competition. The annual prize fund of the competition is 3000 Eur. The competition is organized by the LMTA Piano Department.

Laureats of the competition:
1st prize – Lina Žutautaitė, Skaistė Kašėtaitė Meižikienė
2nd prize – Anastasija Šumskaitė
3rd prize – Julita Lukminaitė, Ugnė Kaušiūtė
Diploma holders – Paula Bagotyriūtė, Gabrielė Agilė Bajoraitė

Authors / performers

Participants:
Julita Lukminaitė
Gabrielė Agilė Bajoraitė
Lina Žutautaitė
Skaistė Kašėtaitė Meižikienė
Anastasija Šumskaitė
Paula Bagotyriūtė
Ugnė Kaušiūtė

Competition Jury:
Prof. Rūta Rikterė (Chair)
Prof. Petras Geniušas
Prof. Zbignevas Ibelgauptas
Prof. Jurgis Karnavičius
Prof. Aleksandra Žvirblytė
Assoc. prof. Aidas Puodžiukas

Program

Alfred Schnittke (1934–1998)
Improvisation and fugue
Vladas Jakubėnas (1904–1976)
„Du vaizdeliai“ (Two Sketches), op. 2
No. 1 „Iš pasakų krašto“ (From the Land of Fairy Tales)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
32 variations c-moll, WoO 80
Alberto Ginastera (1916–1983)
Suite de Danzas Criollas, op. 15:
I –  Adagietto pianissimo
III –  Allegretto cantabile
V –  Scherzando-Coda: Presto ed energico
Perf. Julita LUKMINAITĖ

Dalia Raudonikytė-With (1970)
„FCH“
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Piano sonata no. 21 C-dur, op. 53
I – Allegro con brio
II – Introduzione. Adagio molto
III – Allegretto moderato
Perf. Gabrielė Agilė BAJORAITĖ

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Piano sonata no. 15 D-dur, op. 28 (Pastoral)
I – Allegro
II – Andante
Vytautas Bacevičius (1905–1970)
Vizija“ (Vision), op. 30
Ferenc Liszt (1811–1886)
Spanish Rhapsody, S.254
Perf. Lina ŽUTAUTAITĖ

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Piano sonata Quasi una fantasia, op. 27 no. 1 Es-dur
I – Andante
II – Allegro molto e vivace
III – Adagio con espressione
IV – Allegro vivace
Vytautas Bacevičius (1905–1970)
Poema no. 4, op. 10
Fryderyk Chopin (1810–1849)
Ballade f-moll, op. 52
Perf. Skaistė KAŠĖTAITĖ-MEIŽIKIENĖ

Vladas Jakubėnas (1904–1976)
„Du vaizdeliai“ (Two Sketches), op. 2
No. 1 „Iš pasakų krašto“ (From the Land of Fairy Tales)
Joseph Haydn (1732–1809)
Piano sonata c-moll Hob. XVI: 20
I – Moderato
II – Andante con moto
III – Final: Allegro
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809–1847)
Songs Without Words
op. 19 no. 4 A-dur
op. 67 no. 2 fis-moll
op. 67 no. 4 C-dur
op .62 no. 2 B-dur
Perf. Anastasija ŠUMSKAITĖ

Vytautas Jančys (1922–1990)
„Vizija“ (Vision)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Piano sonata D-dur, op. 10 no. 3
I – Presto
II – Largo e mesto
III – Menuett
IV – Rondo
Sergey Prokofiev (1891–1953)
Vision Fugitives, op. 22
No. 1 – Lentamente
No. 2 – Andante
No. 4 – Animato
No. 5 – Molto giocoso
No. 6 – Con Eleganza
No. 10 – Ridicolosamente
No. 15 – Inquieto
Perf. Paula BAGOTYRIŪTĖ

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)
Piano sonata D-dur, KV.311
I – Allegro con spirito
II – Andante con espressione
III – Rondeau
Julius Gaidelis (1909–1983)
„Totorių šokis“ (Tatar Dance) from the ballet Čičinskas
Maurice Ravel (1875–1937)
Prelude, Forlane and Rigaudon from the suite Le Tombeau de Couperin
Perf. Ugnė KAUŠIŪTĖ