Jonas Šopa

Jonas Šopa (1999)

| Lithuania

Lithuanian Academy Of Music And Theatre, Vilnius

Lecturer | Jurgis Karnavičius

Combining deep emotionality with rational and psychological control of the piano, Lithuanian pianist Jonas Šopa thrills European audiences with sensitive and soul-lifting programmes. After one year of Erasmus studies at the prestigious Hanover School of Music, Theatre and Media in the class of Prof. Ewa Kupiec, Jonas is currently pursuing his Bachelor's degree at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in the class of Prof. Jurgis Karnavičius. Since 2009 Jonas has been awarded laureate and various prizes in more than ten competitions in Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus, Austria and France, he was a laureate of the Klaipėda Piano Masters Academies in 2017-2019, a 2018 scholarship holder of the Feuerwerk Einbeck Academy, and was supported by the Copenhagen International Academy in 2017-2018 and the Ballerup Sct. Jacob Rotary Clubs. Constantly expanding his horizons and seeking inspiration, Jonas also has a great love and passion for acoustic sound engineering, cinematography, and portrait and art photography, with a strong focus on the work of women photographers and the photographic traditions of the early 20th century.

I ROUND

  • Johann Sebastian Bach | English Suite No. 3 · G minor · BWV 808
    • I. Prelude
    • II. Allemande
    • III. Courante
    • IV. Sarabande
    • V. Gavotte I
    • VI. Gavotte II
    • VII. Gigue
  • Stasys Vainiūnas | "The Lilies of the Valley are in Bloom" (Pakalnutės žydi) from the suite "Meadows of Homeland" (Gimtinės pievos) · Op. 31
  • Alban Berg | Piano Sonata · Op. 1
  • II ROUND

  • Stasys Vainiūnas | "Eight Moods" · Op. 43
    • I. Liberamente
    • III. Vivo
    • V. Lugubre, Molto Rubato
  • Franz Liszt | Ballade No. 2 · B minor · S. 171
  • Claude Debussy | "Estampes"
    • I. "Pagodes"
    • II. "La soirée dans Grenade" (The evening in Grenada)
    • III. "Jardins sous la pluie" (Gardens under the rain)
  • III ROUND

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | Piano Concerto No. 24 · C minor · KV 491
    • I. Allegro
    • II. Larghetto
    • III. Allegretto

  • Performance time: Apr 02 17:40 - 18:15 Kaunas State Philharmonic (E. Ožeškienės g. 12, Kaunas)

    Final

    Elžbieta Liepa Dvarionaitė Apr 02 16:00 - 16:50
    Cason Kang Apr 01 19:40 - 20:10
    Simonas Miknius Apr 02 16:50 - 17:25
    Simonas Poška Apr 01 18:50 - 19:25
    Jonas Šopa Apr 02 17:40 - 18:15
    Anastasija Šumskaitė Apr 01 18:00 - 18:50

    II ROUND


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