Lukas Geniušas

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Lukas Geniušas (Russian: Лукас Генюшас; born July 1, 1990 in Moscow) is a Russian-Lithuanian pianist.[1] Geniušas began to study piano at the age of five, and in 1996 he entered the Moscow Frederic Chopin College of Music Performing.[2]

He studied piano with professor Vera Gornostayeva at the Moscow State Conservatory. Since 2004, he has received the M. Rostropovich Foundation scholarship.[3]

He started to perform in public in 1996, and since that time he performed with various orchestras in the best venues of Moscow, St. Peterburg, Vilnius, Wroclaw and Hamburg. He arranged solo appearances in Russia, Poland, Sweden, Germany, France, Switzerland, Lithuania and Austria.[4]

Family[edit]

His father is the famous Lithuanian pianist Petras Geniušas, and his mother is Moscow State Conservatory professor Xennia Knorre (Russian: Ксения Вадимовна Кнорре). Lukas's grandmother is the famous Russian pianist Vera Gornostayeva (Russian: Вера Васильевна Горностаева).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.nordicartistsmanagement.com/artists/l_geniu_as/biography
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-25. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-25. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2011-06-11. 
  5. ^ http://chopinsociety.org/lukas-geniusas.html