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Thursday Lunchtime Concert – pianist Gabrielė Sutkutė

23rd November 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Lithuanian pianist Gabrielė Sutkutė has already established herself as a musician of strong temperament and “excellent precision and musicality” (Rasa Murauskaitė from “7 days of Art“). She has given many concerts and performed in numerous festivals throughout Europe and appeared in famous halls such as the Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, the Steinway Hall UK, the Musikhuset Aarhus and Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall.


In addition to being a soloist, Gabrielė frequently performs with chamber ensembles and symphony orchestras. This year she performed Grieg’s Piano Concerto with the YMSO at the Cadogan Hall, conducted by James Blair. In 2020, she performed Rachmaninov’s 2nd Piano Concerto with the Grammy-nominated Kaunas Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Markus Huber, and was also invited to play with the renowned Kaunas String Quartet in Lithuania twice.


Gabrielė is a winner of twenty international piano competitions where she also received numerous special awards. She was awarded the 1st Prize at the Chappell Medal Piano Competition 2023 and won the 2nd Prize and the Audience Prize at the Birmingham International Piano Competition 2022. She was also the recipient of the prestigious Mills Williams Junior Fellowship 2022/23. For her musical achievements Gabrielė received Lithuanian Republic Presidents’ certificates of appreciation six times.


From 2016-22, Gabrielė had been studying with Professor Christopher Elton and received her Bachelor of Music Degree (First Class Honours) and Master of Arts Degree with Distinction from the Royal Academy of Music. For the outstanding performance in her Postgraduate Final Recital, she was also awarded a Postgraduate Diploma (DipRAM). Gabrielė has just graduated from the Artist Diploma course at the Royal College of Music where she had been studying with Professor Vanessa Latarche and Professor Sofya Gulyak.


P. Rameau – Suite in D major (Pièces de Clavecin):

I. Les Tendres Plaintes (Rondeau)

VIII. Les Cyclopes (Rondeau)

Scriabin – Piano Sonata in G-sharp minor, Op. 19 No. 2:

I. Andante

II. Presto

Bartók – “Out of doors” :

  1. “With Drums and Pipes”
  2. “Barcarolla”
  3. “Musettes”
  4. “The Night’s Music
  5. “The Chase”

Liszt – Venezia e Napoli, Années de pèlerinage II, S.162 :

  1. Gondoliera
  2. Canzone
  3. Tarantella


23rd November 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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