Gediminas Kviklys (organ, harpsichord)

Sound recordings
Sound recordings

Gediminas Kviklys is one of the most famous Lithuanian musicians, harpsichordist and organist, whose name and creative activities are inseparably related to the promotion of European baroque music. 

Gediminas Kviklys graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre twice: in 1969, from Prof. S. Vainiūnas piano class, in 1973, from Prof L. Digrysorgan class. In 1986 – 1987, he attended traineeship courses at Prague Music Academy with Prof. Z. Ruzickova, and later he attended international master classes in Prague (Czech Republic), Zurich (Austria), Milstadt (USA) and Leufstebruch (Sweden). As a soloist, Gediminas Kviklys has organized more than a thousand concerts of organ music. He has performed in Germany, USA, Switzerland, Italy, Denmark, Sweden and Czech Republic. The performer’s repertoire is very varied: it covers baroque, neo-classicist and contemporary international and Lithuanian music. The performer has recorded his performance with the historical 18th – 19th century organ for the record album Lithuanian Organ (Lietuvos vargonai).

Since 1982, Gediminas Kviklys has related his creative activities to the chamber music ensemble Musica Humana. Together with the chamber ensemble the performer has toured many countries of Europe and the world, has prepared monograph concert programmes dedicated to the work of the most famous German, French, Italian and English composers and recorded compact discs.
Gediminas Kviklys has been sharing his experience with young musicians for many years. He has been teaching at the M. K. Čiurlionis Art Gymnasium (since 1967) and at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (since 1988). It has been already ten years that he is the head of the Organ and Harpsichord Department at the LAMT. More than 30 performers have studied organ and clavichord with G. Kviklys, among them: L. Žilinskytė, who was the first in Lithuania to receive a diploma at the International Harpsichord Competition in Belgium.

Concert at Vilnius Congress Concert Hall, 04 29 2006

Antonio Vivaldi Cello Sonata in B flat Major

Francesco Saverio Geminiani Cello Sonata No 2, D Minor

Giovanni Batista Martini Prelude from Sonata in D Major

Karl Philipp Emanuel Bach Adagio from Sonata in Cis Minor

Joseph Bodin Boismortier Pieces for harpsichord solo

Luigi Boccherini Sonata for 2 cellos in C Major

Georg Friedrich Händel Sonata for two cellos and string quintet in G minor op. 2 No 8

Jurgis Banevicius, violoncello

Gediminas Kviklys, harpsichord


Vita Siugzdiniene, violoncellist

LSSO string quintet (Lead Z. Levicki)

Concert at St.Casimir Church, 09 18 2005

Concert dedicated to the 100th anniversary of composer Vytautas Bacevičius

Bacevičius' Organ:

”Second Word” op. 21

Lithuanian Song ”Falcon came Flying” op. 22 No. 2

Legierezza op. 23

Lithuanian Song ”Snowball Tree, You Red One” op. 22 No. 1

Funeral March op. 24

Miniature op. 25

”Cosmic Beams” op. 71

”Sea Poem” op. 26

Jūratė Landsbergytė (organ), Gediminas Kviklys (organ)

Concert in Juodkrantė, Evangelic Lutheran Church, 07 04 2001

D.Buxtehude Partita „Auf meinen lieben Gott”

G.Caccini „Amarilli”

G.B.Pergolesi „Se tu m'ami”

H.Purcell „Ground”


G.Sarti Aria from opera „Giulio Sabino”

L.Cherubini „Ave Maria”

F.Couperin „La Visionnaire” - „La Monflambert” - „La Muse Victorieuse”

A.Vivaldi „Vieni, vieni”

Abros aria from oratorio „Juditha triumphans”

J.Ph.Rameau „Le Rappel des Oiseux”


J.B.Weckerlin „Menuet d'Exhaudet”

„Jeunes fillettes”

J.S.Boismortier „La Veloute” - „La Frenetique”

J.S.Bach „Et exultavit” iš „Magnificat”

Aria from cantata no. 68

Regina Maciute (soprano)