Faculty Recital: Dainius Vaicekonis, piano
Nov 01, 2012 - 7:30 PM
$15 (cash or check at the door). Notecard.
Faculty artist Dainius Vaicekonis performs works by Berg, Debussy, Schubert, Scriabin, Kutavičius, and Ligeti. Selections include Schubert: Sonata in G Major, D 894, op. 78; Alexander Scriabin: Sonata No. 3 in F-sharp minor op. 23; Alban Berg: Piano Sonata Op. 1, and others.
Sonata in G major op. 78, D894 (1826) Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Molto moderato e cantabile
Menuetto. Allegro moderato
Sonata No. 3 in F-sharp minor op. 23 (1898) Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915)
Presto con fouco
Piano Sonata Op. 1 (1909) Alban Berg (1885-1935)
Dozen Etudes (1915) Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Etude I. "for the ‘five fingers’ in the manner of Mr. Czerny"
Etude IX. "for Repeated Notes"
Etudes, Book 1 (1985) Gyorgy Ligeti (1926-2006)
Etude 4: "Fanfares"
Etude 5: "Arc-en-ciel"
Piano Sonata (1975) Bronius Kutavičius (1932-)
Mezzo Forte. Allegretto. Molto rubato
Dainius Vaicekonis, piano
Dainius Vaicekonis studied and gained degrees from the National Čiurlionis School of Arts in Vilnius, the Lithuanian Academy of Music (BMA), the Mozarteum Academy in Salzburg, Bowling Green State University, Ohio (M.M.) and the University of Washington (D.M.A). His mentors were celebrated European and American artists and professors.
Vaicekonis leads his active performance career as soloist and collaborative artist in the US and Europe. He was soloist with the Lithuanian National Symphony, the University of Washington Symphony, Butte Montana Symphony, Bremerton Symphony, Port Angeles Symphony and Skagit Symphony. He was the winner in the Seattle Ladies Musical Club Award Tour Competition and the University of Washington Concerto Competition, as well as prizewinner in the International Franz Schubert Piano Competition in Dortmund, Germany.
Dr. Vaicekonis served as judge in MTNA competitions from 2004-2008 in the Pacific Northwest. He also performs extensively with his wife, Asta, as a piano duo.< Back