Paulius Andersson

Sound recordings
Sound recordings

The winner of over 14 international competitions all over Europe, Paulius Andersson was born in 1995 in Vilnius, Lithuania. He has been surrounded by music since the very first day he was born – his family has been renown musicians for generations (his mother Alexandra Zvirblyte and his grandmother Veronika Vitaite are established pianists and professors as well as his grandfather – a distinct conductor – Vytautas Žvirblis).

At age 5 Paulius started playing piano and drums and at age of 7 he enrolled in the National M.K.Čiurlionis Arts Gymnasium- ( E.Miklaševskaja, prof. A.Žvirblytė). Currently Paulius is studying at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (prof. Z. Ibelhauptas) and since the fall of 2016 he became a student of Robert Schumann Hochshule Dusseldorf (prof. Paolo Giacometti).

At the age of 5 Paulius not only started playing piano, he also started performing and throughout these years he performed all over Europe, Japan and USA. At the age 11 he made his first debut with The St.Christopher Chamber Orchestra, conducted by D.Katkus, performing W.A.Mozart's concerto for piano and orchestra D-major.

At the age 14 he performed S.Prokofjev Concerto for piano and orchestra No 1, W.A.Mozart Concerto for 3 pianos with orchestra and V.Barkauskas Trio concertante at The Grand Hall of The Lithuanian National Philharmonic with Lithuanian Philharmonic Symphonic Orchestra. He has also played in The Grand Hall of The Lithuanian National Philharmonic with The Lithuanian Chamber and Lithuanian Philharmonic Symphonic Orchestra, National M.K.Čiurlionis art school Symphony Orchestra conducted by Modestas Pitrėnas, Robertas Šervenikas, Martynas Staškus. In 2014 he performed S.Rachmaninov
concerto for piano and orchestra N 3 in The Grand Hall of The Lithuanian National Philharmonic with The Lithuanian Chamber and Lithuanian Philharmonic Symphonic Orchestra under conduction of Juozas Domarkas.

Every year Paulius has been invite to perform in Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine - Stalowa Wola, Lublin, Czenstahowa, and Lvov Philharmonic and other important halls with Lvov Music Academy Symphony orchestra (conductors Yuriy Z.Bervetsky, Ihor Pylatiu)k, Czenstahowa Philharmonic orchestra (conductor Ihor Dohovic). In 2012 he was invited to Georgia to
perform with Kutaisi state symphony orchestra (conductor Revaz Javakhishvili). In 2014 he performed with Voronezh state symphony orchestra (conductor Igor Verbitsky) and in 2015-with Brest College Symphony orchestra.

In 2012 Paulius made his debut recital in Washington, USA. Paulius not only has been performing in the most prestigious concert halls in Lithuania, Germany, Denmark, France, Spain, Poland, Finland, he's also been frequently invited to take part in acclaimed International festivals in Lithuania Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Estonia, Russia, Poland, Belorussia (such as Pažaislis, Bistrampolis Christopher, M.K.Čiurlionis music among others.). In 2005 he was chosen to represent Lithuanian
Culture in Japan.

Paulius championed numerous international competitions in France, Estonia, Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Lithuania (including „Konzerteum“ in Athen , „Musica classica“ in Moscow, N.Rubinstein in Paris, Resonances musicales in Paris, M.Judina in Sankt-Peterburg, „Art of XXI century“ in Kiev, „Music without limits“ in Lithuania the main price - Golden Parnas laureate title in the international festival “Bezcady bez granic” Poland. In 10 of them he was awarded with first prize or Grand Prix. Paulius have been supported by Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation, Kauko Sorjosen foundation in Finland, Podkarpacką Fundacją Rozwoju Kultury (Sub Carpathian Cultural Development Foundation), V.Spivakov Foundation. From 2013 Paulius is supported by Foundation “Gerasis Ruonis" . Most recently Paulius had received the prestigious stipendium of President of Lithuanian Republic Antanas Smetona for his achievement in music.

Piano and drums improvisation is another passion of Paulius for which he also received prizes.

Concerto repertoire

Ludwig van Beethoven

Concerto Nr. 3 c minor op.37

Concerto N 5 E flat Major op.73

Choral fantasy op.80

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Concerto D Major KV 40

Concerto for 3 pianos and orchestra E-flat Major KV 246

Sergei Rachmaninov

Concerto Nr. 2 c minor op. 18

Concerto Nr. 3 d minor op. 30

Franz Liszt


Sergei Prokofiev

Concerto Nr. 1 in D flat major op.10

Vytautas Barkauskas

Trio concertante for 3 pianos and orchestra

Myroslav Skoryk

Three extravagant dances for two pianos and string orchestra


Johann Sebastian Bach

Preludes and fugues (selected)

French suite G Major

Johan Sebastian Bach-Feruccio Busoni

Chaconne in D minor BWV 1004

Johan Sebastian Bach Alexander Ziloti

Preliude b-minor

Johan Sebastian Bach Alexander Borovski

„Jesu bleibet meine freude“

Domenico Scarlatti

Selected sonatas

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Sonata C-Major KV 545

C-Major KV 330

Joseph Haydn

Sonata C-Major Hob. XVI: 50

Ludwig van Beethoven

Sonata op.1 f-minor

Sonata op.10 N 3 D-Major

Sonata op.13 c-minor

Sonata op.49 g- minor

Sonata op. 57 f-minor „Appassionata”

Sonata op. 111 c-minor

Frederic Chopin

Ballade N 4 f-minor, op.52

Sherzo N 3 c sharp-minor

Nocturne op.9 N 3

Studies op 10 N 1,4,8,10,12

op 25 ,n 9 ,n 12

Valzes op.64

Franz Liszt

Sonata b-minor

Valee d‘Obermann

Hungarian Rhapsody N 6

Transcendental Etude No.8 „Wilde Jagd”

Johannes Brahms

Variations on a theme by Paganini, book 1

Rapsodies op.79

Sergei Rachmaninov

Preliudes op.23

Preliude op.32 N 5 G-Major

Morceaux de phantasie op.3-Prelude, Elegie

Etudes-tableaux op.33,39 (selected)

Alexander Skriabin

Phantasy op.28

Preliudes op.11

Studies op.8 (selected), op.63 N 1

Sergei Prokofjev

Sonata No. 6 in A Major, Op. 82

Maurice Ravel

Gaspard de la Nuit

Franz Shubert

„Wanderer fantasy” D.760 (Op.15)

Pyotr Tchaikovsky

Children album

Claude Debussy

Selected preludes

Alberto Ginastera

Suite de danzas creollas

Rodion Schedrin

Basso ostinato

Marc-André Hamellin

Etude apres D.Scarlatti

Heino Eller

Preliude, Toccata

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis

Preliudes, Variations Sefaa Essec

Kristupas Bubnelis

Hammers without the piano

Chamber music

Liudvig van Beethoven

Sonatas for piano and violin:

No.5.Op 24 in F Major

No. 1 in D Major

Johannes Brahms

Sonata for violin and piano n3 D minor op 108

Alfred Schnittke

Suite in the Old Style for Violin & Piano (Op.80)

Edward Grieg

Sonata for violin and piano no.3 c-minor op 45

Karol Szymanowski

Sonata for violin and piano in D minor op9

Paul Creston

Sonata for alto saxophone and piano op 19

Burnet Tuthill

Sonata for alto saxophone and piano

Pierre Max Dubois

Sonata for alto saxophne and piano

Hillar Kareva

Sonata for alto saxophone and piano

Paul Maurice

tableux de provence

Faustas Latėnas


Sonata for alto saxophone and piano

Rachmaninoff etude tableux op 39 no 5 in E-flat minor

A.Scriabin fantasie in B minor

Aleksander Scriabin preludes op 11 no 15 , 22 , 24 and Etude op 8

F.Chopin scherzo no 3

Liszt "Totentanz" live in Kaunas Philarmony

F.Liszt valee d'obermann

Beethoven piano concerto no 3 1st mov.

Concert at the Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall, 29 November 2014

To mark the 75th anniversary of Veronika Vitaitė



Soloists: VERONIKA VITAITĖ (piano)




SERGEI RACHMANINOV – Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30

CÉSAR FRANCK – Variations symphoniques for piano and orchestra, M. 46

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS – Zoological Fantasy Le carnaval des animaux for two pianos and orchestra