Guoda Gedvilaite

Artist photo of Guoda Gedvilaite - Piano, Harpsichord

Guoda Gedvilaitė, a Lithuanian pianist, is known for her original musical ideas and exceptional execution Her programs are consistently engaging, emotional, and imaginative.

She has won several prestigious piano competitions, including the International M.K. Čiurlionis (1995, Vilnius) and the International Ennio Porrino (2000, Cagliari). Guoda Gedvilaitė has performed at international music festivals such as the Merano Music Weeks, the Gstaad Menuhin Festival, and the Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival. In 2005, she represented Lithuania at the World Expo in Nagoya, Japan.

She received her musical education at the Čiurlionis Music Gymnasium and the Music Academy in Vilnius under the guidance of Veronika Vitaitė. She completed her second degree with a diploma and concert exam at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt am Main under Lev Natochenny. Valuable musical insights came from renowned musicians like Paul Badura-Skoda, Rudolf Buchbinder, Menahem Pressler, Eugen Indjic, Alexei Lubimov, Vladimir Feltsman, Arie Vardi, Barbara Hesse-Buchowska, Mikhail Voskresensky, among others, during international master classes in Europe, Canada, and the USA.

Besides her activities as a soloist on the piano, Guoda Gedvilaitė is an ardent chamber music partner and a member of various ensembles. She debuted in 2000 at the Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall with her Čepinskis-Gedvilaitė Duo. Known as the „Lithuanian Clara Schumann“, Guoda Gedvilaitė leads her own concert series, the „Clara Schumann Salon“, collaborating with international artists in an interdisciplinary approach that transports the audience to the times of Clara Schumann.

In addition to her pianistic pursuits, Guoda Gedvilaitė is committed to fostering young talent and serves as the artistic director for two classical music festivals: the Vilnius Town Hall Sparkling Music Festival and the Druskininkai Summer with M.K. Čiurlionis. Balancing her activities between two countries, she regularly performs, conducts master classes in Lithuania, and teaches at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt am Main.

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CDs released by GENUIN

with Guoda Gedvilaite

CD album cover 'BACH – Echoes of Eternity' (GEN 24875) with Guoda Gedvilaite

BACH – Echoes of Eternity

Das Album spannt einen Bogen zwischen Bachschen Originalkompositionen, seinen Bearbeitungen anderer Komponisten und Werken des Zeitgenossen Scarlatti

Guoda Gedvilaite Piano, Harpsichord

GEN 24875  –  7.6.2024

CD album cover 'Bach - Through Time and Sound' (GEN 24876d) with Guoda Gedvilaite

Bach - Through Time and Sound

Werke von Bach, Marcello, Pachelbel und Scarlatti

Guoda Gedvilaite Piano, Harpsichord

** digital release **

GEN 24876d  –  2.2.2024