St Bride's: Music - Inga Liukaitytė – piano

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Inga Liukaitytė – piano

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Inga Liukaitytė – piano

Beethoven

Sonata op. 31, no. 2 'Tempest'

Largo - Allegro

Adagio

Allegretto

Bach-Busoni

Chaconne in D minor

Inga Liukaitytė is a Lithuanian pianist based in London. She has won prizes in international piano competitions in Italy, Czech Republic, Romania, Greece, France and Lithuania. Her most recent success was winning 2nd prize at the Norah Sande Award in Eastbourne in July 2018. Inga gave her London debut in 2012 playing a solo recital at Chappell of Bond Street for the Yamaha Lunchtime series. This was followed by solo recitals in the South Hill Park Arts Centre in Bracknell, the Brunton Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe and for Music Nairn.

Inga holds a first class Bachelor degree in Piano Performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and a Master's in Piano Performance from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, where her studies were supported by generous scholarships. Her teachers have included Joan Havill, Aaron Shorr, Fali Pavri, and Carole Presland.

In March 2013 Inga won first prize in the prestigious Bamber Galloway piano competition at the Conservatoire. In November 2013 she was second at the Beethoven Inter-collegiate Competition in the Austrian Cultural Forum in London. She was then invited by the Beethoven Society to give a solo lunchtime recital at St James's, Piccadilly in January 2014. Inga also appeared in the Piano Festival organized by the City Halls in Glasgow, giving a lunchtime performance at the Royal Concert Hall in November 2014.

As part of her chamber ensemble, Inga performed at the Torroella de Montgri Festival in Spain and gave a pre-LSO concert at the Barbican Hall in 2016. As the winners of the St James's Chamber competition at the Guildhall School, Inga's ensemble also performed at St James's Piccadilly in 2017. She regularly gives solo and chamber recitals in Southwark Cathedral, St James' Waterloo, St James' Paddington, St Pancras Church, St Mary's Perivale and other venues across the UK. Since 2017, Inga has been a Live Music Now! artist and enjoys undertaking a wide range of outreach work: she has performed at Chelsea and Westminster, University College, and West Middlesex hospitals, as well as care homes and community centres around London. With her chamber ensemble, Inga has also delivered interactive performances for children in London and Peterborough.

Aside from her performance career, Inga is a keen teacher, her pupils varying from young children to adult amateurs. Last year, she co-founded Amadeus School of Music London, which provides professional music tuition in London, and is the creator of Little Amadeus, interactive performances for babies and toddlers.
www.ingaliukaityte.com
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Inga Liukaitytė is a Lithuanian pianist based in London. She has won prizes in international piano competitions in Italy, Czech Republic, Romania, Greece, France and Lithuania. Inga gave her London debut in 2012 playing a solo recital at Chappell of Bond Street for the Yamaha Lunchtime series. This was followed by solo recitals in the South Hill Park Arts Centre in Bracknell, the Brunton Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe and for Music Nairn. Since then, Inga has appeared in major UK venues including Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and Barbican Hall in London. Since 2017, Inga has been a Live Music Now! artist where she enjoys outreach work, performing in hospitals, care homes and schools.