Leading pianist Ugnius Pauliukonis returns to Lancashire

International prize-winning pianist Ugnius Pauliukonis.
International prize-winning pianist Ugnius Pauliukonis.
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International prize-winning pianist Ugnius Pauliukonis is returning to Lancashire next month.

Pauliukonis will play at St Wilfrid’s Church in Ribchester on Thursday June 25 as part of this year’s Ribchester Festival.

The undoubted star of last year’s festival he returns with a full-length evening recital.

Ugnius won first prize in the Royal Northern College of Music’s Schubert prize, as well as the Beethoven prize the Mark Ray prize, and took second prize in the Amy Brant International Piano Competition in Birmingham.

In June 2013 he was the sole recipient of the prestigious Gold Medal award.

His performance at Ribchester will feature well-loved piano classics by Chopin, Debussy, Rachmaninov, Scriabin and Shubert.

He appears by kind permission of the the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.

See RibchesterFestival on Facebook, and to buy tickets go to www.ribchesterfestival.co.uk