Piano recital with Aurelia Shimkus
“An extraordinary debut,” judged the “Spiegel”. “So young and already extremely good”, the “Wiener Zeitung” was amazed. Aurelia Shimkus, born in Riga in 1997, was awarded the 2016 ECHO Klassik as Young Artist of the Year. Already at the age of nine, she won first prize in the competition for young Latvian pianists, at 16 she was selected as a prizewinner at the “Kissinger Klavierolymp” and as a scholarship holder of the Mozart-Gesellschaft Dortmund. Meanwhile, Aurelia Shimkus plays in concert halls such as the Tonhalle Zurich and the Konzerthaus Dortmund and is a guest at renowned festivals. And she composes – as will be heard in this concert.
// Johann Sebastian Bach: French Suite C minor
// Aurelia Shimkus: Prelude and Fugue in F minor
// Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude and Fugue A-flat major
// Sophia Gubaidulina: Chaconne
// Robert Schumann: Arabeske op. 18, Sonate Nr.2 g-Moll op. 22