Ieva Pranskutė
 
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Hello, welcome to my website. Here you can learn more about me and be apart of my musical journey.

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”

― Plato

 

Ieva Pranskutė joined the Grammy award winning Kremerata Baltica, a chamber orchestra of musicians from the Baltic states led by the famous violinist Gidon Kremer since 2012. While touring in one of the most prestiges halls in the world, she has  played with G. Kremer himself as well as other famous artists, such as Mischa Maisky, Martha Argerich, Gábor Boldoczki, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Andrei Korobeinikov, Heinrich Schiff, Sergei Nakariakov, M. W. Pletnev, Yulianna Avdeeva and others.

Ieva Pranskutė was born in Vilnius, Lithuania and started playing the violin at the age of five. Only a year later, she played her solo debut with the Lithuanian chamber orchestra. Following that, Ieva Pranskutė enrolled in the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art where she attended classes taught by Beata Šmidtienė. In 2010 she was a student of Ingrida Armonaitė who teaches at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater. From 2011 to 2017 Ieva Pranskutė has taken up studies in Vienna, Austria, in the class of Christian Altenburger at the University of Music and Performing Arts. Since 2017, she has been studying in the class of Pavel Vernikov at the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna and in the class of Johannes Meissl member of the Artis-Quartett. In the years 2015–2016 Ieva Pranskutė was a visiting student at the Lyon CNSMD (National Conservatory of Music and Dance in Lyon, France) in the class of Marianne Piketty.

As an enthusiastic chamber musician Ieva participated in the international festivals of classical music, such as “MUSIQUE AUX QUATRES HORIZONS” in France, “Wien Modern” in Austria, “Accademia e Festival Internazionale di Musica di Cagliari” in Italy, “Academie-villecroze” in France, “ISA Festival” in Austria, “National Young String Quartet Weekend” in UK, European Parliament in Brussel and in the famous Wigmore Hall in London. She has cooperated with such artists as Vilmos Szabadi, Lieke te Winkel, Marianne Piketty, Jan Talich, Romain Garioud, Lars Anders Tomter, Markus Schirmer, André Cazalet, Mislav Brajković.

Since 2014 Ieva Pranskutė has been a member of the Doreen Quartet participating in various projects, master classes and playing in prestigious Austrian concert halls, such as Wiener Konzerthaus, Wiener Musikverein, F. Schubert Geburthous, Austrian National library.2018 Ieva has played solo in Vienna Hofburg “FESTAKT GEGEN GEWALT UND RASSISMUS” event.

2015 Ieva Pranskutė won the contest to become an artist of the British music organization Live Music Now, established by the legendary violinist and conductor Yehudi Menuhin.

She has been participating in diverse music projects as a soloist and chamber musician since her early age. Not only has she played with the Lithuanian chamber orchestra and other orchestras in Lithuania, but has also worked with many world-famous masters such as professors of violin Igor Ozim, Pavel Vernikov, Dora Schwarzberg, Shmuel Ashkenazi, Stephan Picard, Sergei Malov, Petru Munteanu, Sergei Krylov and Tanja Becker-Bender, as well as cellists Heinrich Schiff and Reinhard Latzko.

Pranskutė holds various titles in international competitions (e.g. “Olympo Musicale”, the International Competition of Saulius Sondeckis , “Pavasario Sonata” ). Together with cellist Mislav Brajković she won the special prize for best performance of Zoltán Kodály’s Duo, op. 7, at the ISA Prague-Vienna-Budapest festival in 2017.

As an active violinist performing and studying in Vienna, Ieva Pranskutė has received special acknowledgment from the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Vienna for promoting Lithuanian culture internationally.

 
 
 
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The true beauty of music is that it connects people. It carries a message, and we, the musicians, are the messengers.

- roy ayers

 

REPERTOIRE


Violin Solo

J. S. Bach

Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001

Violin Partita No. 1  in B minor, BWV 1002

Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004

Violin Partita No. 3  in E major BWV 1006

V. Barkauskas

Partita for violin solo

N. Paganini

24 Caprices for Violin Solo, Op. 1

No. 2, No. 5, No. 9, No. 10, No. 13, No. 14, No. 15, No. 16, No. 17, No. 18, No. 19, No. 20, No. 22, No. 23, No. 24

A. Šenderovas

Cantus im memoriam Jasha Heifetz for Violin solo

E. Ysaye

Sonata for Violin Solo No. 2 in A minor, Op. 27

Sonata for Violin Solo No. 3 in D minor “Ballade”, Op. 27

 

 

Concertos with Orchestra

J. S. Bach

Double Violin Concerto in D minor, BWV 1043

J. Brahms

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77

M. Bruch

Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

A. Dvorak

Concerto in A minor, Op. 53

F. Mendelssohn

Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64

W. A. Mozart

Violin Concerto No. 2 in D major, K. 211

Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, “Strassburg”, K. 216

Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K. 218

Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, “Turkish”, K. 219

S. Prokofiev

Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63

J. Sibelius

Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47

P. I. Tchaikovsky

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35J

 

 

Works for violin&piano

B. Bartok

Romanian Dances for Violin and Piano

L. van Beethoven

Sonata for piano and violin No. 1 in D major, Op. 12

Sonata for piano and violin “Spring” No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 

Sonata for piano and violin No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30

Sonata for piano and violin No. 10 in G major, Op. 96

Romance No. 2 in F major, Op. 50

J. Brahms 

Sonata for violin and piano No. 2 in A major, Op. 100

Sonata for violin and piano No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108 

F- A- E Sonata, Sonatensatz “Scherzo” for Violin and Piano in C minor

E. Chausson

Poème, Op. 25

C. Debussy

Sonata for violin and piano in G minor, L. 148

M. de Falla

Danse Espagnole

C. Franck

Sonata for violin and piano in A major

L. Janáček

Sonata for violin and piano

F. Kreisler

Old Viennese Dances “Liebesleid” & “Liebesfreud”

W. A. Mozart

Violin Sonata No. 18 in G major, K. 301/293a

Violin Sonata No. 21 in E minor, K. 304/300c

Rondo in C major, K. 373

N. Paganini

Cantabile in D major, Op. 17

F. Poulenc

Sonata for violin and piano, FP. 119

M. Ravel

Sonata for violin and piano, M. 77

Tzigane

C. Saint-Saëns

Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28

Havanaise, Op. 83

P. de Sarasate

Zapateado From Spanish Dances, Op. 23

A. Schnittke

Sonata for violin and piano No. 1

F. Schubert

Violin Sonata No. 1 in D major, D. 408

Fantasie for violin and piano in C major, D. 934

R. Strauss

Sonata for violin and piano, Op. 18

P. I. Tchaikovsky

Valse Scherzo in C major, Op. 34

Souvenir d'un lieu cher (Memory of a dear place), Op. 42 

H. Wieniawski

Polonaise Brillante No. 1 in D major, Op. 4

Polonaise Brillante No. 2 in A major, Op. 21

 

 

Chamber Music

J. Brahms

Piano Trio in B major No. 1, Op. 8

Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34

E. Chausson

Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 3

E. Dohnányi

Piano Quintet No. 1, Op. 1

A. Dvorak

String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96

G. F. Händel/J. Halvorsen

Passacaglia for Violin and Cello

J. Haydn

Piano Trio in C major, Hob. XV: 27

Piano Trio No. 39 in G major “Gypsy” Hob. XV: 25

String Quartet in C major, Op. 20 No. 2

String Quartet F minor, Op. 20 No. 5

Z. Kodaly

Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7

B. Martinu

Duo for Violin and Cello, H. 157

F. Mendelssohn

String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13

W. A. Mozart

Piano Quartet in G minor No. 1, K. 478

Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet in A major, K. 581

String Quintet in G minor, K. 516

D. Pejačević

Piano Trio in C major, Op. 29

String Quartet in D minor, Op. 25

S. Rachmaninoff

String Quartet No. 2

M. Ravel

String Quartet in F major

D. Schostakovich

Piano Trio No. 2, Op. 67

String Quartet No. 8, Op. 110

String Quartet No. 10, Op. 118

Two pieces for String Octet “Prelude & Scherzo”

F. Schubert

Piano Trio No. 1 in B-flat major, D. 898

String Quartet No. 14 “Death and the Maiden”, D. 810

“Quartettsatz” D. 703

“Notturno” for piano trio in E-flat major, Op. 148, D. 897

String Quintet in C major Op. 163, D. 956

R. Schumann

String Quartet A major, Op. 41

Piano Quartet, Op. 47

J. Svendsen 

String Octet, Op. 3

G. Verdi

String Quartet in E minor

 
 

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