Simonas Poška

Simonas Poška (2001)

| Lithuania

Hochschule for Music, Theater and Media, Hannover

| Professor Roland Krüger

Simonas Poška was born in 2001. From 2008 he studied at the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Arts in the piano class of Eglė Jurkevičiūtė-Navickienė. Since 2020 Simonas is a student of prof. Roland Krüger at the University of Music, Drama and Media in Hannover. Simonas performed recitals and participated in various international festivals in Finland, France, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Switzerland. The pianist has collaborated with the Lithuanian National Symphony orchestra, Lithuanian chamber orchestra, VDU chamber orchestra, St. Christopher chamber orchestra and the Orchestre de Chambre Nouvelle Europe (New Europe chamber orchestra). Notable results in competitions: „Lisztofonija-3” – 1st prize, „Music without limits” – Grand prix, national J. S. Bach competition – grand prix. In 2018 Simonas Poška was awarded by the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė for proclaiming Lithuania in international competitions and festivals. In 2019 the mayor of Vilnius awarded Simonas with the Little St. Christopher's Award for his musical achievements and his contribution in making the city of Vilnius great. 2018 - 2020 the pianist was an exhibitioner of M. Rostropovich charity foundation "Support to Lithuania's children". From 2019 Simonas is mentored by prof. Mūza Rubackytė.

I ROUND

  • Johann Sebastian Bach | Partita No. 6 · E minor · BWV 830
    • I. Toccata
    • II. Allemande
    • III. Corrente
    • IV. Air
    • V. Sarabande
    • VI. Tempo di Gavotta
    • 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
    • IV. Lusingado
    • VII. Amabile
  • Franz Liszt | Ballade No. 2 · B minor · S. 171
  • Maurice Ravel | "Jeux d'eau"
  • Claude Debussy | "L'Isle Joyeuse" (Island of Joy) · L. 106
  • III ROUND

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | Piano Concerto No. 20 · D minor · K. 466
    • Allegro
    • Romanze
    • Rondo, Allegro assai

  • Performance time: Apr 01 18:50 - 19:25 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