Audronė Pšibilskienė (viola)

Sound recordings
Sound recordings

Having graduated from M.K. Čiurlionis Gymnasium of Art, A.T. Pšibilskienė continued viola studies in Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre under the professorship of J. Fledžinskas. She started her working career in 1968 as an illustrator at the Department of Chamber Ensemble at LMTA, and has been working as a professor at the Department since 1995.

In 1977 she completed post-graduate studies in P. Tchaikovsky Conservatory and went on a study trip to Denmark.
In 1967 A.T. Pšibilskienė took the first place in International Contest of Students’ String Quartets in Riga. She played in Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra and Vilnius Quartet, as well as had concerts in Lithuania and abroad both as a soloist and a member of ensembles. She prepared solo programmes with pianists R. Vaitkevičiūtė and P. Rosenbaum   (Denmark), harpsichordist G. Lukšaitė-Mrazkova (Czech Republic), violinists R. Katilius and M.Švėgžda, violists P.Radzevičius and P.H. Xuereb (France), organist J. Landsbergytė, Symphony Orchestra of Lithuania Minor, as well as St. Christopher, Klaipėda, Panevėžys and Šiauliai Chamber Orchestras.

A.T.Pšibilskienė prepared a number of different projects on chamber music in cooperation with R. Katilius, P. Geniušas, J. Damgaard, U. Host-Madsen, G.Tagmose (Denmark), C. Hustedt (Germany) and others. She had concerts in Denmark, Germany, Finnland, Sweden, Luxembourgh, Switzerland, Poland and the USA; participated in numerous festivals like “Gaida”, Pažaislis festival, “Marių Klavyrai”, “Kristupo Vasara”, Burglinster festival (Luxembourgh), “Probaltica” (Poland), Bornholm and Rosenholm festivals (Denmark), “Klassik im Grunen” (Germany) and others. A.T.Pšibilskienė was the first to perform compositions of V.Bentzon (Denmark), M.Marosh (Sweden), O. Balakauskas, A. Šenderovas, J.Andrejevas, N. Mūdraja and other Lithuanian composers. She recorded 8 compact disks (of chamber music in solo and with an ensemble). The compact disk of O. Narbutaitė’s chamber music, which was initiated and recorded by A.T.Pšibilskienė and published by Finlandia Records, was awarded the highest position – five stars – by the German magazine Fono Forum for the interpretation. The British company Guild published a compact disk of Lithuanian chamber music “Vėl“, recorded by A.T.Pšibilskienė, and Hans – Rosbaud – Studio (Germany) recorded 68 minutes of Lithuanian music (compositions of O. Narbutaitė, O. Balakauskas, R. Merkelis, B. Kutavičius, and M. Urbaitis). A.T.Pšibilskienė is the initiator and editor of the collection of notes “Lithuanian Chamber Music”.
A.T.Pšibilskienė published a number of articles in scientific and periodical publications, delivered courses on the artistry of chamber music in Denmark, Switzerland and Poland.

The students of her classes on the viola and chamber ensemble occupy a significant position in Lithuanian concert life, are well-known pedagogues, artists in numerous music groups and prizewinners of international contests.

Lithuanian Composers

Julius Andrejevas

Duo for violin and viola

Osvaldas Balakauskas

The Tree and the Bird (1976) for viola and piano

Rex Re (2000) for flute, violin, viola and piano

Povilas Dikčius

Duet for violin and viola

Dialogue for violin and viola

Julius Juzeliūnas

Sonata for violin and viola

Bronius Kutavičius

On the Shore (1973) for soprano and four violas

Stasys' Eight Miniatures (2002) for flute, violin and viola

Vytautas Laurušas

Bird Market (2001)

Remigijus Merkelys

FlaVio (2001) for flute, violin and viola

Onutė Narbutaitė

Mozartsommer (1991) for flute, violin, viola and piano

Winterserenade for flute, violin and viola

The Eight-String (1986) for violin and viola

Autumn Ritornello. Hommage à Fryderyk (1999)

Anatolijus Šenderovas

Sonata for Viola and Percussions

Mindaugas Urbaitis

Der Fall Wagner (1999) for flute, violin and viola

Chamber Works

Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach

Trio in G major

Ludwig van Beethoven

Serenade in D major, op. 25 (1795-96)

Max Bruch

8 Pieces for Violin, Viola and Piano

Gabriel Faure

Quartet in C minor, op. 15 (1879)

Niels Gade

Trio in F major for violin, viola  and piano

Pietro Locatelli

Trio No. 2

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Quartet in G minor, KV 478 (1785)

Max Reger

Serenade in G major op. 141a (1905)

Robert Schumann

Quartet in E flat major, op. 47 (1842)

Georg Philipp Telemann

“Scherzi melodici” for Violin, Viola and Harpsichord


N. Eager

Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra

Ignaz Pleyel

Concert Symphony for Violin, Viola and Orchestra

Carl Stamitz

Concert Symphony for Violin, Viola and Orchestra

Other Works

Johann Sebastian Bach

Sonata for viola and harpsichord in D major, BWV 1028

Sonata for viola and harpsichord in G minor, BWV 1029

Sonata for viola and harpsichord in G major, BWV 1027

Niels Viggo Bentzon

Sonata for viola and piano op. 422

George Frideric Handel

Passacaglia for violin and viola

Bohuslav Martinu

Three madrigals for violin and viola

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Duo KV 423

Duo KV 424

Carl Stamitz

Duo in C major

Georg Philipp Telemann

Sonata in G minor

Sonata in D major

Concert in the Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall, 09 29 1997

W.A.Mozart Quartet in G minor, KV 478 (1785)

R.Schumann Quartet in E flat major, op. 47 (1842)

O.Balakauskas „Nine Springs” (1996)

G.Faure Quartet in C minor, op. 15 (1879)

Piano Trio „Tre Musici”: John Damgaard (piano), Gunnar Tagmose (violin), Ulrikke Host-Madsen (cello), Audronė Pšibilskienė (viola)