The winner of over 16 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 the National M.K.Čiurlionis Arts Gymnasium- ( E.Miklaševskaja, prof. A.Žvirblytė). In 2018 Paulius finished his bachelor stdies at Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (prof. Z. Ibelhauptas).Since the fall of 2018 Paulius studies master degree in performing arts at Robert Schumann Musikhochshule Dusseldorf with 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, Indonesia 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 Concero 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 is beeing invited to perform in Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine - Stalowa Wola, Lublin, Czenstahowa, and Lvov Philharmonic and other important halls with Lviv 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) in 2015-with Brest College Symphony orchestra, in 2018- with Brest Opera symphony orchestra ( conductor Alexander Sosnovsky) , with Lviv Academy symphony orchestra, in 2019-with Lviv Philharmony Symphony orchestra ( conductor Vlodymir Syvokhipa).
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, Ukraina, Russia, Poland, Lithuania (including „Konzerteum“ in Athens , „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 price or Grand Prix. In 2018 he became a pricewinner in Neapolitan Masters piano competition ( Neapli, Italy).In 2020 Paulius have won 2nd prize at the International S.Rachmaninov piano competition in Moscow
Paulius have been supported by Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation, Kauko Sorjosen foundation in Finland, Podkarpacką Fundacją Rozwoju Kultury (Subcarpathian 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.In 2018 Paulius released his CD recording which consists of works by J.Vitols, L.van Beethoven,F.Chopin, F.Schubert and M.Ravel
Piano and drums improvisation is another Paulius’ passion for which he also received prizes.
Paulius Andersson biography and repertoire (1.6 MB)