Maestra and Young TalentsThe 6th Vilnius Piano Festival
Gabriel Fauré, Johannes Brahms, Jules Massenet, Robert Schumann, Johann Sebastian Bach
Mūza Rubackytė, the artistic director of the Vilnius Piano Festival, and Vilnius String Quartet once again share the stage with young soloists patronised by M. Rostropovich Charity and Support Foundation “Help for Lithuanian Children”. The young performers have already appeared in the very first Vilnius Piano Festival by virtue of Rubackytė’s shepherding them since the inception of the Foundation.
This year the illustrious musicians welcome violinists Liepa Jurgutavičiūtė and Ugnė Katinskaitė, cellist Rugilė Juknevičiūtė, pianist Simonas Poška, clarinettist Rokas Makštutis and oboe player Pijus Paškevičius. Even though all six young talents have garnered awards in a number of national and international competitions, concerts at such a prominent festival inspire the performers as well as their pedagogues and parents, fuelling their determination and justifying their dedicated work. It also gives the audience a chance to see and hear the future of music in Lithuania.