Victor Paukstelis

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Victor Paukstelis (Viktoras Paukštelis) (born May 25, 1983) is a Lithuanian pianist and painter.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Paukstelis was born in Vilnius, Lithuania. A graduate of the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art and Balys Dvarionas Music School, he has obtained a Bachelor's, Master's and a Licentiate of Arts degree from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater, and has studied at Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Pianist[edit]

Paukstelis' repertoire includes piano music by Jean-Philippe Rameau, Domenico Scarlatti, Anatoly Lyadov, Alexander Scriabin, César Franck. He also plays music pieces composed by his brother Vytautas Paukstelis. Victor is the head judge on the judge panel of Musica Amabile young Lithuanian pianists' competitions.

Festivals and competitions[edit]

Painter[edit]

Solo exhibitions:

Combined exhibitions:

  • 2011: with Tomas Kiauka at I. Simonaityte Public Library, Klaipeda, Lithuania.
  • 2012: with Tomas Kiauka at the Lithuanian Artists' Association, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  • 2014: with Tomas Kiaukia at Kedainiai Polycultural Centre, Kedainiai, Lithuania.

Selected group exhibitions:

  • 2013: Donelaitis 2013, Arka Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  • 2013: The Anatomy of the 21st Century, Arka Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Discography[edit]

  • 2013: 'Bach Liszt Debussy Victor Paukstelis' (Baltic Optical Disc)[9]
  • 2014: 'Bach Lyadov Scriabin Piano Music' (Sheva Collection)[10]
  • 2015: 'Rameau Schumann Franck'(Sheva Collection)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lithuanian Music Performers Information Centre http://musicperformers.lt/Viktoras-Pauk%C5%A1telis Biography. Retrieved 2 August 2014.
  2. ^ Lithuanian Music Performers Centre http://musicperformers.lt/Viktoras-Pauk%C5%A1telis Biography. Retrieved August 2, 2014
  3. ^ Le Parisian (February 2013)http://www.parisetudiant.com/etudiant/sortie/les-concerts-de-midi-demi-fevrier-2013.html Etudiant. Retrieved 2 August 2014.
  4. ^ Pourawa, Denis (3 May 2010) http://lecriducagou.org/?p=7808 La Cri du Cagon. Retrieved 2 August 2014.
  5. ^ http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2015/9/27/0730/PM/Victor-Paukstelis-Piano/ Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  6. ^ http://nyconcertreview.com/news/victor-paukstelis-in-review/Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  7. ^ Žiemytė, Ivona (16 May 2013). http://www.ve.lt/naujienos/kultura/muzika/viktoras-paukstelis-baime---geras-jausmas-jei-neisauga-i-monstra-979626/ Vakarų ekspresas. Retrieved 2 August 2014.
  8. ^ http://niagarapumphouse.ca/exhibitions/viktoras-paukstelis-Jul-2016
  9. ^ Barnet, Rob (May 2014). http://www.musicweb-international.com/classrev/2014/Jul14/Lyadov_piano_SH101.htm Music Web International. Retrieved 2 August 2014.
  10. ^ Lithuanian Music Performers Information Centre http://musicperformers.lt/Viktoras-Pauk%C5%A1telis/Victor-Paukstelis-Bach-Lyadov-Scriabin-piano-music?lang=1 Sound Recordings. Retrieved August 2, 2014.

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