Latviešu Mūziķi Essay

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Vestards Šimkus

Vestards Šimkus dzimis 1984. gada 21. augustā. Starptautisku uzmanību pievērsis, sekmīgi sadarbojoties ar BBC filharmonisko orķestri, Birmingemas pilsētas simfonisko orķestri, Francijas Nacionālo orķestri, Ziemeļvācijas radio simfonisko orķestri, Čehijas filharmonijas orķestri, Kremerata Baltica, Stavangeres simfonisko orķestri, Ziemeļrietumvācijas filharmonisko orķestri, Taipejas filharmonisko orķestri, Tallinas kamerorķestri, Borodina stīgu kvartetu, vijolnieci Izabellu van Kēlenu un Vertavo stīgu kvartetu tādās koncertvietās kā Vīnes Konzerthaus, Tokijas Opera City, Olivjē Mesiāna zāle Francijas radionamā, Bervalda zāle, Stokholmas Konserthuset, Maskavas konservatorija, ...view middle of the document...

Vestardu aicinājis uzstāties Kisingenes vasaras festivāls (2008), Bergenas festivāls (2006), Gidona Krēmera festivāls Lokenhauzā (2005), Uzedomas festivāls (2010), Kremerata Baltica festivāls Siguldā (2004, 2005), Stavangeres starptautiskais kamermūzikas festivāls (2004, 2009), Al Bustan festivāls Beirūtā (2005, 2007).

Vestards Šimkus bijis fonda New Names of the Planet stipendiāts, viņam piešķirts Igaunijas “Baltās zvaigznes” ordenis, Latvijas Mūzikas Ierakstu Gada balva 2010, kā arī Latvijas Lielā mūzikas balva 2002 un 2009. Viņš ieskaņojis piecus soloalbumus, no kuriem pēdējais – "Intervija ar Bēthovenu" – nāk klajā 2011. gada rudenī Vācijas ierakstu kompānijā ARS. 2008. gada jūlijā pirmatskaņojumu piedzīvoja Vestarda komponētais Koncerts klavierēm un stīginstrumentiem. Viņa skaņdarbus izdod prestižā nošu izdevniecība Schott.
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Vestards Šimkus ir izcils latviešu pianists, kurš sācis apgūt klavierspēli jau piecu gadu vecumā. Savā profesionālajā izaugsmē mācījies pie vieniem no labākajiem Latvijas pedagogiem un attīstījis savas profesionālās iemaņas studējot ārvalstu universitātēs – University of Southern California, četrus gadus studējis – Karalienes Sofijas mūzikas augstskolā Madridē, šobrīd turpina studijas R. Štrausa konservatorijā Minhenē, kā arī papildinājis profesionālās iemaņas dažādās meistarklasēs.

Vestards savā pianista karjerā piedalījies vairākos starptautiskos mūzikas festivālos, kā arī spēlējis nozīmīgās pasaules koncertzālēs.

Pianists muzicējis kopā ar vairākiem orķestriem, kuru vīdu – ar Latvijas Nacionālo simfonisko orķestri , Vīnes akadēmisko orķestri, Harkovas Filharmonijas orķestri , kā arī sadarbojies ar vairākiem diriģentiem – Voldemaru Nelsonu, Normundu Šnē, Andri Nelsonu, Rašidu Nigmatuļinu, un citiem.

Vestards Šimkus ir ieguvis daudzas nozīmīgas balvas dažādos starptautiskajos pianistu konkursos, tostarp – pirmo vietu B. Dvariona Starptautiskajā jauno pianistu konkursā Viļņā, pirmo vietu un Grand Prix F. Šopēna Starptautiskajā jauno pianistu konkursā Polijā, pirmo vietu V.A.Mocarta Starptautiskajā jauno pianistu konkursā Rīgā, pirmo vietu un Grand Prix Starptautiskajā atskaņotājmākslinieku konkursā Stokholmā, kā arī pirmo vietu 5.Pasaules klavieru olimpiādē Badkisingenā un citus apbalvojumus.

2003. gadā klajā nāca pianista solo albums ar nosaukumu – „Fantāzijas.” Daudzsološais jauneklis ir ne tikai izcils pianists, bet arī komponists un bieži vien iekļauj savus skaņdarbus koncertprogrammās.

Baiba Skride
BAIBAS SKRIDES (1981) vārds kļuvis pazīstams visā pasaulē pēc viņas uzvaras Karalienes Elizabetes konkursā Briselē 2001.gadā. Kaut arī šajā vijolniekiem visgrūtākajā konkursā rīdzinieki jau uzvarējuši 1967.gadā (Filips Hiršhorns ieguva pirmo, bet Gidons Krēmers- otro vietu), Baibas Grand Prix aizvien šķiet brīnums. Jo, spēlējot šai konkursā, šķita, ka Baibai itin nemaz nerūp, vai viņa pievārēs lielo augstumu. Viņa lika aizmirst, ka cauri iet...

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