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.
Johann Sebastian Bach
Partita No. 6 ·
VI. Tempo di Gavotta
"The Lilies of the Valley are in Bloom" (Pakalnutės žydi) from the suite "Meadows of Homeland" (Gimtinės pievos) ·Op. 31
Piano Sonata ·Op. 1
"Eight Moods" ·Op. 43
Ballade No. 2 ·
"L'Isle Joyeuse" (Island of Joy) ·L. 106
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No. 20 ·
Rondo, Allegro assai
Apr 01 18:50 - 19:25
Kaunas State Philharmonic (E. Ožeškienės g. 12, Kaunas)