Rasa Vitkauskaite - Piano
Winner of the Grand Prix at the Mendelssohn Cup Piano Competition in Italy, Rasa Vitkauskaite has won top prizes at numerous prestigious international piano competitions including First Prizes at Les Rencontres Internationales des Jeunes Pianistes (Belgium), the competition in Taurisano (Italy), and the Rubinstein Piano Competition (Paris). In 2014, Ongaku Records published her debut solo CD Reflections to great critical acclaim in Gramophone, Fanfare and MusicWeb International. The current season features her debut recording as soloist with orchestra performing Liszt/Weber Polonaise brillante recorded at the Hungarian National Radio. Her most recent concert engagements include performances at festivals in China, South Korea, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Hungary, and the United States. Rasa performs regularly with world-renowned clarinetist Jonathan Cohler. The duo recorded three CDs - Rhapsodie Française, Romanza and American Tribute. She is the pianist of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, and a faculty member at the Concord Conservatory.