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Šviesė Čepliauskaitė , Lithuania

The pianist ŠVIESĖ ČEPLIAUSKAITĖ leads an active concert life: she plays recitals, performs in various chamber ensembles with instrumentalists and singers in Poland, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Japan, Germany, Norway, etc. A large part of her concert repertoire are the works by romantic and contemporary composers. 

Since her internship in Warsaw with Prof. Barbara Hesse-Bukowska, pianist has often visited and given concerts in Poland, she is interested in and plays the music of Polish composers. She is especially taken by F. Chopin‘s works. 

In 2009 Š. Čepliauskaitė was invited to be a member of the Honorary Committee of Chopin‘s Year Celebration in Lithuania, and in 2011 pianist received Polish Honor Award “Meritious for the Polish Culture“.

In 2019 Šviesė Čepliauskaitė was awarded the Gold Cross of Merit by the President of the Republic of Poland.

Pianist recorded following CDs: "F.Chopin. Valses" (2004, first time in Lithuania to record all the waltzes), „M. K. Oginskis. Farewel to Homeland“ (2009, with actress V. Kochanskytė and singer Giedrė Zeicaitė), „CHOPIN LT“ (2010, works by Lithuanian composers and F. Chopin‘s opuses that were the source of inspiration), „SENSIBILE“ (2014, with flutist Viktorija Zabrodaitė).

In 2015 during the 250 Anniversary of birth of M. K.Oginski Š. Čepliauskaitė was invited for lectures „M. K. Oginski – composer“ to the cycle of lectures „LRT Kultūros akademija“ on Lithuanian National TV. In March – June 2019 on Fridays she co-hosted an audition „Pakeliui su klasika“ on Lithuanian National Radio.

In 2023, on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of the founding of Lithuanian capital Vilnius, she was invited to participate in the concert series "Vilnius 700. Musical journey in time" on Lithuanian National Television

Š. Čepliauskaitė is an associate professor at the Academy of Music of Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, a juror at international competitions, she conducts master classes in Lithuania, Italy and Poland.

In her academic possessions Š. Čepliauskaitė has lectured at international conferences in Vilnius, Warsaw and Minsk, devoted to musicians associated with Lithuania – including M. K. Ogiński, S. Moniuszko, V. Perlemuter, and currently she is writing a doctoral thesis on the chamber music of E. Młynarski at the F. Chopin University in Warsaw. 


 † prof. Barbara Hesse- Bukowska


Artistic Director:

Dr Krystian Tkaczewski



prof.Maciej Piotrowski


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