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Egle Staskute,

  • Mirabellplatz 1
  • 5020 Salzburg

Eglė Staškutė was born in Vilnius, Lithuania and attended the National Ciurlionis Art School at a young age. During this time she won prizes at the international piano competition Balys Dvarionas, at the Vytautas Landsbergis competition and at the Johann Sebastian Bach piano competition. At the Mozarteum University Salzburg she studied with Rolf Plagge and Jacques Rouvier and completed both studies with honors. In 2011 she received the Hildegard Maschmann Scholarship in Vienna. She attended master classes with Pavel Gililov, Itamar Golan, Ivry Gitlis and Paul Badura-Skoda.  

As a soloist, she has played with the Mozarteum Orchestra, the Sandor-Vegh Chamber Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of the Mozarteum University Salzburg, the Philharmonie Salzburg and the National Symphonic Orchestra of Lithuania. She has won several awards at international piano competitions and has given concerts at the Großer Saal of the Mozarteum Foundation, at the Alte Oper Frankfurt, at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, at the Musica Mundi Festival in Belgium, at the Iş Sanat Concert Hall in Istanbul, at the Vilnius Philharmonic Hall and at the Beethovenfest Bonn. She played concerts in Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Liechtenstein, Italy, Spain and Switzerland with musical partners such as Thomas Riebl, Gustav Rivinius, Liv Migdal and the Henschel Quartet. Since 2016 she has been teaching at the Mozarteum University Salzburg.