12:15 pm - 01:00 pm
Chapel for Europe
Chapel for Europe
rue Van Maerlant 22-24
Brussels, Belgium, 1040
RECITAL LYRE-GUITAR and LUTE
IEVA BALTMISKYTE, lyre-guitar and lute
David Kellner, Silvius Leopold Weiss, Antonio Jiménez Manjón, Luigi Legnani, Johann Kaspar Mertz
Ieva Baltmiskyte is a promising young guitarist from Lithuania. She is a former member of the Baltic Guitar Quartet. As an ensemble member and soloist she has performed in Germany, Belgium, Austria, Italy, Ukraine, Russia, Moldova, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Japan and elsewhere. She has also participated in masterclasses and concerts at international festivals including the Iserlohn guitar festival and the Seitensprunge guitar festival, as well as a number of well-known festivals in her home country.
Ieva became interested in music at the age of six. She began studying guitar at the Garliava music school. Later she entered the Kaunas Juozas Gruodis conservatoire, where she studied with Inga Raginiene. Ieva graduated in master studies at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, where she studied with Julius Kurauskas, who is the successor of Aleksandr Frauchi’s guitar school in Lithuania. In Brussels, she studied with internationally-acclaimed guitarist Antigoni Goni.
She has also attended masterclasses with Oscar Ghiglia, Sharon Isbin, Konrad Ragossnig, Nuccio D‘Angelo, Pepe Romero, Roland Dyens, David Russell, Elena Papandreou, Gerald Garcia, Adam Holzman, Laura Young, Bosko Radojkovic, Ulrich Stracke, Giampaolo Bandini and Cesare Chiacciaretta, Alfonso Montes, members of Los Angeles Guitar Quartet: Scott Tennant, William Kanengiser and John Dearman, Eden-Stell duo, the Groningen Guitar Duo and others.
Ieva Baltmiskyte plays guitar by Belgian luthier Lara Seidel.