Mûza Rubackyté is a Lithuanian pianist and honoured graduate of the Moscow Conservatory. In 1981 she went on to be named the gold laureate at the Liszt/Bártok Competition in Budapest and she was named one of Russia's ‘Best Pianists’ after winning the ‘All-Union Competition’ in St. Petersburg. Mûza Rubackyté performed throughout the former Eastern Bloc on ‘ordered tours’, giving recitals and concerts with orchestra under the batons of such noted conductors as Aram Khatchaturian, Neeme Järvi, Valery Gergiev, Vakhtang Jordania and Eri Klas.
A resident of Paris since 1991, Mûza Rubackyté travels giving recitals and orchestral concerts under such maestri as Leonard Slatkin, Stefan Lano, Peter Bay, Gerhardt Zimmermann and Krysztof Penderecki throughout Europe, the U.S., South America and Asia. She has appeared in renowned venues as Wigmore Hall (London), Beethoven Haus (Bonn), Salle Gaveau (Paris) and the Concertgebouw (Amsterdam). She is heard frequently on Radio France, Radio Classique, TV and is proficient in five languages.
In 2007 she was honoured by Lithuania for her international accomplishments and artistry. She received the country’s highest civilian honour ‘the National Award’ and was named its ‘muse’ and ‘cultural ambassador to the world’. In 2012 she received the Pro Cultura Hungarica prize for fostering the cultural heritage of Franz Liszt and her contribution to the promotion of Hungarian culture.
Mûza Rubackyté is also a teacher and gives masterclasses on a regular basis. In 2007 she was on the International Selection Jury and in 2011 she was on the International Jury of the Liszt Competition. Rubackyté has made a dozen recordings including her acclaimed complete three volumes of Liszt’s Années de pèlerinage.
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with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Prize winners Concert
in The Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam
Martyn van den Hoek, Gregorio Nardi (1986), Enrico Pace, Wibi Soerjadi (1989), Sergey Pashkevich (1992), Igor Roma (1996), Masaru Okada, Yundi Li (1999), Jean Dubé (2002), Yingdi Sun, Christiaan Kuyvenhoven (2005), Vitaly Pisarenko, Nino Gvetadze (2008), Masataka Goto, Olga Kozlova (2011) en Mariam Batsashvili (2014).Read more