In the program: JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Part no. 6 in E minor, BWV 830, LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Sonata for piano no. 17 D minor, Op. 31 Nr. 2 (The Tempest), CÉSAR FRANCK Prelude, Choral and Fugue.
Grammy pianist Andrius Žlabys will give a concert at the Birštonas Kurhaus on Tuesday evening.
A. Žlabys has gained international recognition by performing with such world-famous ensembles as the New York, Cleveland, Buenos Aires Philharmonic, Boston and Rotterdam Symphony Orchestras. 2015 The pianist made his debut at the Musikverein in Vienna with the Kremerata Baltica Orchestra conducted by Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla. With the same conductor and G. Mahler Youth Orchestra in 2012. it first appeared at the Salzburg Festival. 2013 A. Žlabys participated in the recording of Victor Kissine's album "Between two Waves" (with G. Kremer and "Kremerata Baltica"). 2018 At the Vilnius Festival and the Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm, the pianist performed the EP Salonen's piano and orchestra concert with the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra and conductor Giedre Šlekyte.
A. Žlabys has performed on prestigious world stages - Carnegie Hall in New York and Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Wigmore Hall in London, Musikverein in Vienna, Suntory Hall in Tokyo “; participates in many festivals in the USA and Europe: Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Salzburg, Lockenhaus, Caramoor Music Center, etc. Among the pianist's chamber music partners are violinist J. Bashmet, violinists H. Hahn and G. Kremer (with the latter A. Žlabys has given concerts in Japan, China, Europe and South America). 2003 The CD by A. Žlabis, G. Kremer and the Kremerata Baltica Orchestra, released by the record company Nonesuch, was nominated for a Grammy Award. 2000 The pianist won the national audition for Astral Artist.
Andrius Žlabys studied at the MK Čiurlionis National School of Arts (L. Jakniūnienė's class), later he continued his studies at the Interlochen Academy of Arts (V. Mushkatkol class), Curtis Institute of Music (S. Lipkino class), Cleveland Institute of Music (S. Babajano and Yale University School of Music (C. Franko).