IX International Stasys Vainiūnas Piano and Chamber Ensembles Competition
7. Jan 2022
The competition will take place from 26 March to 2 April 2022 in Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre.
For pianists competition will be held in three stages:
– 1st and 2nd round will take place in the Great Hall of Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
– the final round will take place with The Kaunas Symphony Orchestra in Kaunas State Philharmonic
For chamber ensembles competition will be held in two stages:
– the 1st round will take place in The Chamber Hall of Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
– the final round will take place in The Great Hall of Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
The competition is open to pianists of all nationalities who were born in or after 1 January 1992, and to chamber ensembles whose all members’ average age is less than 35 years.
The registration to the competition is open until 31 January 2022.
Piano: Kevin Kenner (USA) – Chairman, Cezary Sanecki (Poland), Ewa Kupiec (Germany), Jurgis Karnavičius (Lithuania), Zbignevas Ibelgauptas (Lithuania), Toms Ostrovskis (Latvia), Mihkel Poll (Estonia).
Chamber music: Avedis Kouyoumdjian (Austria) – Chairman, Rimantas Armonas (Lithuania), Petras Kunca (Lithuania), Grzegorz Kurzynski (Poland), Marje Lohuaru (Estonia), Arigo Štrals (Latvia), Audronė Vainiūnaitė (Lithuania).