Biography

Pianist Vital Stahievitch was born in Minsk. He graduated from Republican Music College and from Belarusian Academy of Music under the guidance of Professor Zoya Kacharskaya.

He has taken part in numerous national and international festivals. He frequently appears in many cities in Belarus as a soloist, with orchestras and various chamber groups. He performed as a soloist and chamber musician in England, Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Mexico, Norway, Greece, Russia, Lithuania, Poland, France, USA.

In 2000 Vital has recorded a CD with music of Schubert on Italian label "Agora". In June 2001 he performed Second Piano Concerto by Sergei Rachmaninov with National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico in Palacio des Bellas Artes in Mexico-City (conductor - Enrique Arturo Diemecke).

Vital Stahievitch is laureat of International Stasys Vainiunas Piano Competition in Vilnius (Lithuania, 1996, 2nd Prize), Emmanuel Durlet International Piano Competition in Antwerp (Belgium, 2001, 7th Prize) and European Union Piano Competition Arcangelo Speranza in Taranto (Italy, 2005, 2nd prize). On International Piano Competition “Minsk-2005” Vital won a Diploma. In 2006 Vital was awarded with a diploma at the International Chopin Piano Competition in Marianske Lazne (Czech Republic).

In 2007 Vital completed the Master Degree at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, his piano teacher was Håkon Austbø.

At the moment Vital is teaching at the Conservatory of Amsterdam as a correpetitor.