Simon Miknius. Recital

free of charge
Event date
2023-03-10 19:00 To 20:30


Simonas Miknius piano recital
Concert program:
JS Bach. Prelude and Fugue no. 17 BWV 886
S. Rachmaninov. Etude Op. 39 no. 3
MK Čiurlionis. Sonata VL 155
F. Chopin. Polonaise Op. 44
L. van Beethoven. Sonata no. 23 Appassionata

Simonas Miknius started playing the piano at the age of seven. in 2022 graduated from the J. Gruodis Conservatory in Kaunas and entered the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater in the same year.
Simon is the winner of many Lithuanian and international pianist competitions held in Poland, France, Spain, Belarus, Italy, Serbia.
in 2022 at the international S. Vainiūnas piano and chamber ensemble competition in Vilnius, Simon became a finalist and received prizes for the best performance of S. Vainiūnas' works and a concert with a symphony orchestra.
S. Miknius performed with Kaunas Symphony, Belarusian National, Lithuanian, St. Kristoforos, VDU, Lviv and Warsaw chamber orchestras. The pianist played in the Lithuanian National and Kaunas State Philharmonic, Klaipėda and Paliesias concert halls. in 2022 Simon participated in the "marathon" of the LRT and National Philharmonic project dedicated to the 250th anniversary of the birth of L. van Beethoven, in which his performance of L. van Beethoven's work did not go unnoticed by music critics "Simon Mikniaus' perfectionism and sense of classical style in 32 variations in C minor" (L Navickaitė-Martinelli, "7 days of art").
Since 2015 the pianist was supported by the Roderick F. Tuck and M. Rostropovich Charitable and Support Funds.