Kurs kameralny: prof. Dalia Balsytė – fortepian
24/03/2019 - 25/03/2019
Aula Koncertowa w budynku czerwonym Akademii Muzycznej w Gdańsku
prof. Dalia Balsytė – fortepian (Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre / Litwa)
24.03, godz. 12:00-17:00
25.03, godz. 12:00-15:00
Dalia Balsytė (piano)
Professor of LMTA Chamber music department
2008-2018 D. Balsytė was a Head of Chamber music department of the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, 2011-2016 was the LAMT Senate member and the Head of the Senat Art Commission 2011-2018 was member of the Board of Music faculty. For educational and artistic achievements Dalia Balsytė was awarded by the Parliament of Lithuania (2003), President of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus (2007) the Governmentof Lithuania (2009) and the Ministry of Kulture (2015) diploma.
Pianist Dalia Balsytė is comes from a musical dynasty. In 1972 Dalia Balsytė graduated from the Art School of M.K. Čiurlionis, in 1977 graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre the piano class with prof. Olga Šteinberg. She studied chamber music in the class of prof. Kornelija Kalinauskaite. From 1980 to 1983 studied in the P.I.Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatoire Department of Chamber Ensemble and graduated the assistantship – internship course in the class of prof. Tatiana Gaidamovich and prof. Alexander Bonduriansky. In 2002 attended a internship course at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, Austria with prof. A. Kouyoumdjian. Pianists concert activity started in 1974 – she performed solo with Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra and Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, performed with different various chamber ensembles, is giving concerts with vocalists and instrumentalists. 1981 – 1986 she was performing in the concerts in Lithuania and abroad within the piano trio with violinist A. Šarpytė – Sharp and cellist A. Šivickis. In 1994-2000 Dalia Balsytė actively collaborated with the violinist Raimondas Katilius (CD of the duet was released in 1998).
Dalia Balsytė contributes to the promotion of the music of Lithuanian composers in Lithuania and abroad. She was the initiator of the International Lithuanian composers chamber music performance competition (launched in 1999) and is organizing it to the present day, also was Vice Chair of organising committee at International S. Vainiūnas chamber ensemble competition 2014 and 2018. D. Balsytė gave inspiration, edited, recorded and prepared many pieces of Lithuanian chamber music for release, is a manager of CD release projects.
Since 1979 D. Balsytė teaches in Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (LAMT). In 1996 it was associated professor, since 2008 he was a professor position. Among its most famous graduates are the piano trio FortVio (Indre Baikštytė, Ingrida Rupaitė, Povilas Jacunskas), the winner of four international competitions and the ensemble of the European Chamber Music Academy (ECMA). The ensemble’s members have successfully joined the ranks of teachers at the LMTA Chamber Music Department.
D. Balsyte has been a jury member in several national and international competitions. She has conducted master classes in chamber music in the universities in Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Italy, Latvia and Poland.
D. Balsytė‘s leadership of the Chamber Music Department has enhanced its international prestige. In 2011 LMTA Chamber Music Department became a member of the ECMA (European Chamber music academy; www.ecma–music.com), 2018 was prepared first Joint master study program in LAMT (Chamber music, ECMAster). Each semester the department was organising masterclasses of 2-3 professors from foreign high schools, also student ensemble concerts for academic and general public and international festivals. 2016 was started the Conteporary ensemble music master study in Chamber ensemble department. D. Balsytė involved in the organization at International students chamber music festivals in Vilnius (2002, 2008, 2014). She is ECMA sessions artistic director and is actively involved in European Chamber Music Teachers’ Association (www.ecmta.eu).