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C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

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C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

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A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

Baltakas (Bieliauskas), Vykintas - M - Lithuania 

 
 

 

Biography

Vykintas Baltakas (Bieliauskas) (b. 1972) studied at the Lithuanian Music Academy (composition under Vytautas Barkauskas, conducting under Lionginas Abarius) in 1990-93. In this period he established and led the vocal ensemble “Penki vėjai” and chamber choir “Aidija”. In 1993-97 he studied at the Hoschschule für Musik Karlsruhe under Wolfgang Rihm (composition) and Andreas Weiss (conducting). In 1994-96 he participated in the Darmstadt summer courses (where he received an award for his Pasaka (Fairy Tale) for solo piano in 1996), in 1997 attended the composition courses by Emmanuel Nunes at the Paris Conservatoire. In 1994-97 he studied composition under Peter Eötvös; from 1995 he was Eötvös’ assistant at the Karlsruhe Music Academy. In 1999-2000 Vykintas Baltakas worked in IRCAM in Paris. He has received composer’s grants from the Heinrich Strobel foundation, Herrenhaus Edenkoben and the Nadia and Lili Boulanger foundation. In 2003 Vykintas Baltakas was awarded the Claudio Abbado International Prize for composition; in 2007 he received the Siemens Foundation Prize.

Vykintas Baltakas’ compositions have been published by Universal Edition in Vienna and Chez Muziek in Cologne.

As a conductor, Vykintas Baltakas works with such ensembles as the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks (BR), Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, WDR-Sinfonieorchester Köln, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Ensemble Modern, Klangforum Wien and others. In 2003 Vykintas Baltakas presented the premiere of Karlheinz Stockhausen’s new work for orchestra and choir Hoch-zeiten at the Cologne Philharmonic Society with the WDR-Sinfonieorchester Köln.

 

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