Music transgresses everything...

"Life is no brief candle to me; It is a sort of splendid torch which I have get hold of for a moment,
and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handling it on to future generations."

George Bernard Shaw

The Fondation Bell'Arte


organized by

in collaboration with

Vilnius Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa Conservatory
and the

Fondation Bell'Arte aisbl


Fondation Bell'Arte aisbl

Description of the course

Practical Information





Description of the course

This session, organized by Menija has been developed in collaboration with The Fondation Bell'Arte - International Certificate for Piano Artists program under the artistic director of its founder Nelson Delle-Vigne Fabbri and will be hosted at the Vilnius Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa Conservatory.

Active participants will be taught by several teachers and can assist as observers to the other courses. Master classes will also be organized. ICPA pianists will assist Prof. Delle-Vigne Fabbri for the piano classes.
Special events include a master class by NELSON DELLE-VIGNE FABBRI as well as concert opportunities.

The course is open to all the levels of study, without age limit.

Practical Information

The course will take place at the


from October 30 till November 3, 2017.

The Welcome meeting will take place on Monday, October 30 at 10 am.
All the practical information will be communicated during this meeting. The course will start right after the gathering.

A master class taught by Nelson Delle-Vigne Fabbri will take place on Nov. 1st.

Several concerts will be organized on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and will take place at:
  • Vytautas Kasiulis Art Museum (A. Gostauta g. 1, Vilnius 01104)
  • Lithuanian Theatre, Music and Cinema Museum (Vilniaus g. 41, Vilnius 01119)
  • Vilnius Juozas Tallat-Kellpsa Conservatory (Didzioji g. 36, Vilnius 01128)


The application includes the following requested documents:
  • personal data's (name, address, email, date and place of birth, gender, cellphone, ...

  • short biography

  • proposed detailed program, including exact tilte, composer and duration (we suggest 3 works) -
  • ID picture

  • for the chamber music repertoire: scores for piano accompaniment as a PDF file together with the application AND hard copies the first day of the course
The application documents have to be sent to:
Information: +370686 022 74

Application Deadline: OCTOBER 10th, 2017



  • Application fee: 50 € (not refundable)
    Application fee for Baltic States (Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia): 25 € (not refundable)

  • Tuition for active participants - soloists (piano, violin, cello): 200 €
    Tuition for Baltic States: 100 €
    Listeners: 50 €

  • chamber music ensemble, up to 3 persons: 90 €/person
    For other compositions, send email for more information

  • Piano 4 hands: 90 €/person
RUTU 19A, Vilnius, Lietuva 303572447

IBAN LT21 7300 0101 4199 9530
„Swedbank” AB
BIC: HABALT22 The complete amount must be paid before October 10th. The proof of payment must be joined to the application documents. Only those who paid the complete amount will be scheduled for the course.



At the end of the course, each participant will receive a participation document, signed by the different faculty members.


The Faculty

Petras Kunca

PETRAS KUNCA, violin - chamber music
Lithuania Academy for Music and Theatre, Vilnius

Petras Kunca (born 1942) is a Lithuanian violinist, awarded the National Prize of Lithuania (1979) and the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas.
For 31 years he performed with the Vilnius Quartet.
In 1965, Kunca graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre and continued his studies at the Moscow Conservatory. He took further courses on violin and chamber music in Hungary (1968), Finland (1988), Spain (1992), Sweden (1998), Denmark (1999), Austria (2001). Between 1964 and 1974, Kunca taught at the National M. K. Ciurlionis School of Art and then became a lecturer at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre.
Since 1996 he is Head of Chamber Music Department. More than 200 chamber music students have graduated from Prof. Petras Kunca class.
For 31 years he was a member of the State Vilnius Quartet.
Besides being a faculty member at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater,he is the director of International Student Chamber Music Festivals in Vilnius, Lithuanian Composer Chamber Music Competitions, participates to the International Exchange of Professors Erasmus and is a member of the Board of European Musicians' Association of Music (ECMTA).


Ramute Kalnenaite

Lithuania Academy for Music and Theatre, Vilnius; "Ciurlionis Arts School

Ramute Kalnenaite (cello) was born in 1956, Vilnius on June 8.
In 1964-1975 she studied at the National M. K. Ciurlionis School of Arts and studied 'cello in the Roman Armonas class.
She will be awarded the first international achievements and the first places of several national competitions at the school.
1975-1980, she studies at Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. All qualification categories (performer-soloist, teacher, chamber ensemble and soloist of the orchestra) are received there. At the request of the Republic of Lithuania, she was appointed to work at the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Saulius Sondeckis.
From 1980 to 1982, Ramute Kalnenaite continues her studies at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatoire and will be Solo Assistant-Traineeship. She will study during seven years in Moscow under prof. Stefan Kaljanov. In 1983, after returning in Lithuania, she is invited to work at the National MK Ciurlionis School of Arts. In 1984, she is the winner of the very prestigious international pre-republican contest of musicians-performers.

Ramute Kalnenaite performed in the most prestigious halls of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Latvia, Estonia, France, Switzerland, Belarus, Uzbekistan, the USA, with orchestras such as Lithuanian National, Latvian National Symphony Orchestras, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Klaipeda Chamber Orchestra, National MK Ciurlionis School of Art String, Tashkent Chamber Conservatory Chamber Orchestras. Participation in international and national music festivals in France and Lithuania (Th. Mann, "Alternative", "Kristupas vasaros", "Druskininkai Summer with M.K. ?iurlionis", etc.).
She performed chamber music programs with great Lithuanian and foreign performers. In 2005, she was awarded the Art Creator status. She is a member of the Lithuanian Musicians Union since the day the union was restored. Since 2006, she is member of the Quartet Academy.


Dalia Seselgiene

DALIA SESELGIENE, violin - chamber music
Lithuania Academy for Music and Theatre; Vilnius Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa Conservatory, Vilnius

The teachers in the LMTA Chamber Ensemble Department value Dalia Šešelgiene-Lapenaite as a pedagogue-assistant for her exeptionally wide chamber music repertoire, her professionalism, diligence and loyalty to the department‘s interest. In 1984 she started working as an illustrator and lecturer in the Chamber Ensemble Department at the LMTA.
Dalia Šešelgiene-Lapenaite was born on October 21, 1955 in family of pedagogues.
She graduated from the M. K. Ciurlionis School of Arts in 1973 (from the class of E. Armoniene) and continued her studies at the Lithuanian State Conservatory (in the class of Prof. S. Sondeckis).
From her first year of studies she intermittently played in the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra and toured extensively throughout in the former Soviet Union, Europe and the United States.
In 1984-1988 she completed post-graduate studies at the Gnesin Pedagogical Institute in Moscow in the class of Prof. Ch. Achtiamova. In 1976 she became a laureate of the Inter-Republic Violonists’ Competition in Talinn (3 rd Prize).

D. Šešelgiene plays in concerts with various ensembles. She and her twin sister Saule Lapenaite arrange sonata evenings- they have performed all L. van Beethoven‘s sonatas for violin, works by R. Schumann and J. Haydn, as well as other thematic programs. The violonist plays second violin with the „Akademija“ string quartet.
D. Šešelgiene has also conducted chamber ensemble master classes at the International Creative Camp „Let‘s play music together“ in 2011 and 2012 (in Biržai, Lithuania), and at the Fondation Bell‘Arte (Braine l‘Alleud, Belgium) 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
These master classes are held annualy for pianists, string and chamber ensembles, and are organized by Prof. Nelson Delle-Vigne Fabbri.


Nelson Delle-Vigne Fabbri

NELSON DELLE-VIGNE FABBRI, piano - chamber music
Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris "Alfred Cortot", Paris
Fondation Bell'Arte aisbl, Brussels

The Italian virtuoso Nelson Delle-Vigne Fabbri was born in Argentina, where he was instructed by Magda Tagliaferro, Gyorgy Cziffra and Claudio Arrau.
In addition to his performing and recording career that took him to several continents, Nelson Delle-Vigne Fabbri is also a famed international piano pedagogue.
He is a professor of piano at the Ecole Normale "Alfred Cortot" in Paris, and has also been appointed professor extraordinaire at the Chapelle Musicale "Reine Elisabeth" in Belgium. He gives regularly master classes in France, Lithuania, Russia, Taiwan, Canada, USA, Portugal, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Greece, South Korea, etc.
Nelson Delle-Vigne Fabbri collaborated to the festivities of the European Union Day in Seoul, South Korea, by special invitation of the European amabassador. Cultural and pedagogical broadening is an important goal of his duties as general director of the Bell'Arte Foundation.
Mr. Delle-Vigne Fabbri is also the artistic director of MusicA Braine l'Alleud, the Paris International Summer Sessions, LyricA Braine l'Alleud and of the EMS Music Group, a record company and record studio.
Besides, he is the founder and artistic director of The International Certificate for Piano Artists , a pedagogical programme in collaboration with the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris "Alfred Cortot" and seceral other international institutions (U.S.A., Russia, Lituania, Portugal, Italy, ....) (
After Philippe Entremont's 10-years' presidency, the programme is currently placed under the presidency of Belgian composer Jean Kluger. Jerome Lowenthal is its vice-president. Nelson Delle-Vigne is the director of the present Summer course.


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