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At the age of 22, Lithuanian-born pianist Kasparas Mikužis has already performed on the stages of
prestigious venues such as Wigmore Hall and Concertgebouw Hall. He has released his debut CD,
with televised performances on Mezzo TV and airplay on national Lithuanian TV and radio as well as
Radio Classique in France.


Kasparas has appeared in concerts across the whole of Europe, most recently performing solo
recitals at the Bridgewater Concert Hall in Manchester, UK and at the Panderecki Centre in
Luslawice, Poland. In April, he made his debut with the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra at
the Lithuanian Philharmonic in Vilnius, and in July was invited to perform for Lithuanian and Polish
presidents on the Lithuanian Statehood Day at the presidential palace. In late 2023, Kasparas won 3 rd
prize at the International M. K. Čiurlionis Competition.


Upcoming engagements include a concerto performance with John Wilson and Royal Academy
Symphony Orchestra, as well as concerto performances with Phillip Mackenzie and Amadeus
Orchestra. Imogen Cooper Music Trust has invited Kasparas to work and perform alongside Imogen
Cooper at the beginning of 2024. Kasparas is also invited to continue to work closely with pianist
Gabriela Montero through Oacademy.


Kasparas' musical talent was first noticed by Michel Sogny when he became a scholar of the 'SOS
Talents' foundation at the age of 10. Foundation helped the young pianist get exposure and concert
experience by inviting to perform at various concert venues, including their yearly Christmas
concerts held on Champs Elysées in Paris. Since then, Kasparas has went on to perform at the United
Nations Headquarters in Geneva on multiple occasions and at the 'EMMA for Peace' World Summit
of Nobel Peace Laureates concert in Warsaw. In 2018, Kasparas was invited to the opening concert
of the V. Krainev Pianist Competition in Kharkiv, where he performed Prokofiev's 3rd Piano Concerto. His
other notable appearances include performances at the Fazioli Factory Concert Hall in Sacile, Italy, at
the Purcell Room, Southbank in London, and the season opening concert of the Kharkiv Philharmonic
Hall with the Kharkiv Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra under conductor Yuri Yanko. More recently,
Kasparas was invited to perform alongside violinist Jack Liebeck and cellist Josephine Knight at the
Royal Academy of Music chamber music concerts as a winner of Duo and Chamber music
competitions. Kasparas was also invited to play for Sir Andras Schiff at the Riga Jurmala Music
Festival. In the past he also attended masterclasses at the Bacewicz International Summer Music
Academy, International Academy of Music in Liechtenstein and the Oxford Piano Festival on full
scholarships.


Kasparas has been supported by M. Rostropovich Charity and Support Foundation (Lithuania), SOS
Talents Foundation (France) and is a current scholar of Countess of Munster Trust (UK), Harold
Craxton Trust (UK), Wayne Sleep Foundation (UK) and Drake Calleja Trust (UK). Presently, Kasparas is a student at the Royal
Academy of Music, he completed his undergraduate studies with pianist Diana Ketler and is
continuing his postgraduate studies with prof. Christopher Elton. In recognition of his representation
of Lithuania on the international stage, Kasparas was honoured with a letter of gratitude from the
President of the Republic of Lithuania.

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