Giedrė Dirvanauskaitė is a Lithuanian cellist. She is a laureate of several national competitions; attended master classes held by M. Rostropovich, D. Geringas, H. Beyerle, T. Grindenko, and others.
As a soloist G. Dirvanauskaitė has performed with many different chamber and symphony orchestras of Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Giedre Dirvanauskaite has premiered works of V. Kissine, G. Kancheli, A. Maskats, V. Poleva. She has attended many festivals like Lockenhaus (Austria), Gstaad, Basel (Switzerland), Beppu (Japan), Gohrisch (Germany), December Nights (Russia), and others.
Her stage partners include artists like V. Afanassiev, M. Argerich, Y. Bashmet, M. Bekavac, S. Chen, V. Mendelssohn, L. Hagen, H. Holliger, M. Portal, A. Zlabys.
Photo by Claude Dussez