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NAXOS has released Bacevičius' Piano Concertos performed by Gabrielius Alekna

2015-04-28

Vytautas Bacevičius: Orchestral Works, Vol. 1, was released by NAXOS in April 2015.  The recording features Bacevičius' Piano concertos Nos. 3 and 4 as well as his Spring Suite performed by the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra and conducted by the three-time Grammy nominee Christopher Lyndon-Gee, with Gabrielius Alekna playing piano solo part in the concertos.  Two of the three compositions in the album are world première recordings.  This is Gabrielius Alekna's second CD of Bacevičius' music, following the critically acclaimed recording of complete Mots released by Toccata Classics.

Gabrielius Alekna's second CD issued on Toccata Classics

2014-01-30

"Jeronimas Kačinskas: Chamber and Instrumental Music" has been issued on "Toccata Classics" label. The recording features the Lithuanian composer's Reflections, his best and most substantial composition for piano, performed by Gabrielius Alekna.  This is Gabrielius Alekna's second CD on "Toccata Classics," following a critically acclaimed recording of complete Mots by Vytautas Bacevičius.

Music by the Bacevičius/Bacewicz siblings heard at Carnegie Hall and other coveted venues

2013-12-11

Compositions by siblings Vytautas Bacevičius and Grażyna Bacewicz (who came to represent different nations!) were included in the recital program that Gabrielius Alekna brought to audiences at National Gallery in Washington, D.C., United Nations Offices in Geneva, Polish Institute in Rome, and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall as well as in numerous venues and festivals in Lithuania.    

Acclaim for Gabrielius Alekna's first CD of Bacevičius' music

2013-04-27

"Vytautas Bacevičius: The Complete Mots," Gabrielius Alekna's first CD on the "Toccata Classics" label garners praise in the most important music publications on both sides of the Atlantic

The CD of Bacevičius' "Complete Mots" launched in London

2012-01-31

"Vytautas Bacevičius: The Complete Mots," Gabrielius Alekna's first CD on the "Toccata Classics" label, has been launched in London on January 25, 2012.  More than half of the compositions on this CD are first recordings.  In recording the works by Lithuania's leading modernist and one of the undiscovered pioneers of twentieth-century music, Gabrielius Alekna collaborated with the two-time Grammy winning producer Judith Sherman and the three-time Grammy-nominated pianist Ursula Oppens. 


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