Puplinge Classique

Aurelia Shimkus

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Born in November 1997 in Riga (Latvia) Aurelia has released two solo CDs- Scherzo (2013) and Ich ruf’zu Dir (2016) on the German label ARS Produktion. Both of her CDs the prestigios German magazine Piano News reviewed with 6 out of 6 stars in the categories ‘’Interpretation’’ and ‘’Repertoire’’.
At the age of 15 Aurelia was invited to participate in the KlavierOlymp piano competition in Bad Kissingen where she received the 3rd prize. The Mozart-Gesellschaft Dortmund awarded her with its scholarship in 2014, giving her opportunities to perform at such concert venues as the Konzerthaus Dortmund and Stadthalle Bayreuth. She has won twice the Latvian National Piano Competition.
Aurelia has participated in the Interlaken Classics and Next Generation music festivals in Switzerland, Kissinger Sommer and Meister von Morgen in Germany and others.
Additionally, she has performed as a soloist with English Chamber Orchestra, Warsaw Symphony Orchestra, Georgian Chamber Orchestra Ingolstadt, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Kaunas Philharmonic Orchestra and others.

Aurelia is winner of the ECHO Klassik 2016 in the nomination « Young Artist Of The Year ».