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Dace Zālīte-Zilberte

Dace Zālīte-Zilberte is an LNSO cellist and member of the LNSO cello ensemble Dream Team. Winner of international competitions. Winner of the 2012 JVLMA and Swedbank annual award for young musicians (2011). Nominated for Latvia’s Grand Music Award for Debut of the Year (2012). Performed the solo with the JVLMA orchestra, the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra, and the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra.

Dace Zālīte and Mārtiņš Zilberts released a CD in 2017 dedicated to the memory of outstanding cellist, Dace’s teacher Māris Villerušs. The recording includes sonatas by Johannes Brahms and César Franck.

Dace learned to play the cello at Emīls Dārziņš Music School with Arvīds Tareila and at the JVLMA with Māris Villerušs, who guided her studies of the most important cello works over the course of eight years, with vital support of accompanist Ilze Dzērve.

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