Contestant 15 Lithuanian-born pianist Evelina Puzaite is an internationally recognised performer of natural sensitivity and strong charisma. She is in constant demand as both a soloist and as a chamber musician.
Evelina regularly performs at the most prestigious venues such as Barbican, Wigmore Hall and Royal Festival Hall. Evelina has won numerous prizes, including 1st Prize at the ‘Rubinstein Piano Competition’ in Paris, 1st Prize at the ‘Tel-Hai International Piano Competition’ in Israel and many others. After unanimously winning the ‘Abstract Securities Landor Competition’ in 2006, Evelina was awarded a long term recording contract with Landor Records.
Evelina appears regularly on television and radio in her native Lithuania, and has performed extensively throughout Europe, including Italy, France, Greece, Sweden, Poland, Lithuania, as well as in Russia, Israel and USA.
She has appeared with many prominant Orchestras and conductors including Sondeckis, Lithuanian Symphony Orchestra, Antoni Wit, Alan Buribaev, Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth, GSMD Symphony Orchestra and St. John‘s Chamber Orchestra.