Kristi Kapten. Photo by Mait Jüriado
On January 9, the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra with conductor Jun Märkl will perform the Piano Concerto No. 1 and Symphonic Poem „The Preludes“ by Ferenc Liszt and Hector Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique at the Estonia Concert Hall. Kristi Kapten, the winner of the 2011 International Piano Competition in Tallinn and a frequent performer on stages all over the world, will be the soloist in the heroic and brilliant Piano Concerto.
Kristi has performed with several orchestras and given recitals in many countries, as well as received prizes in several competitions. From 2006 to 2010 she studied at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre with Prof. Peep Lassmann. She then became a Master student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, which she graduated with a distinction, studying under a full scholarship with Prof. Fali Pavri. Between 2013 and 2017 Kristi was enrolled in Doctoral studies at the EAMT and earned the degree in artistic research on performance issues in Ligeti`s Etudes for Piano.
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra