Concerts

OPENING CONCERT OF THE FESTIVAL “PIANO ’14”

October 24, 2014 at 7 pm — Estonia Concert Hall

Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840–1893). Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, Op. 44 (1880)
Sergey Rakhmaninov (1873–1943). Symphonic Dances, Op 45 (1940)

Lukas Geniušas (piano)
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Conductor ANDRIS POGA

Lukas Geniušas begun to study piano at the age of five with his grandmother, legendary pianist and teacher, Vera Gornostayeva, at the F. Chopin Music School in Moscow, graduating in 2008 with highest honours. Since then he has successfully participated in numerous competitions, ultimately winning the Silver medal at the Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw in 2010. He has performed with such outstanding orchestras as the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Kremerata Baltica and Warsaw Philharmonic, and has collaborated with numerous conductors including Andrey Boreiko, Saulius Sondeckis and Dmitry Sitkovetsky. Solo appearances have taken Lukas Geniušas to the world’s most important concert halls and numerous festivals such as the Rheingau, Ruhr, La Roque-d’Anthéron and Lockenhaus Music Festivals. Geniušas has been awarded scholarships by the Vladimir Spivakov and Mstislav Rostropovich foundations.

Tickets: 25 € / 20 €
Concert is organized by Eesti Kontsert & ENSO