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CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL IŠ ARTI November 20 – 27, 2015

BRIDGES OF TIME

November 20, Friday, 6 pm
Kaunas State Philharmonic Hall (E.Ožeškienės g.12)

Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra
Principal conductor Constantine Orbelian (USA-Armenia), director Algimantas Treikauskas
Philippe Graffin, violin (France)
Robertas Šervenikas, conductor (Lithuania)

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis – Giedrius Kuprevičius. Symphonic poem Dies irae (2015, première)
Dalia Kairaitytė. Autumn is gently blooming in garden (2015, première)
Peter Fribbins. Violin concerto (2015, première)
Ignas Juzokas. Cubes (2014)

The opening of exhibition called Whisperings  V of Lithuanian and Polish artists will take place during the break.
With the participation of the authors: Aušra Andziulytė, Aistė Juškevičiūtė, Audrius Šumskas, Gvidas Latakas, Gintautas Vaičys, Jolanta Galdikaitė, Ewa Pohlke, Wachowski Wiesław, Ania Dronska, Zygmund Dronski
Coordinator - Chairman of the Lithuanian Artists' Association, Kaunas Department Gintautas Vaičys

Tickets: 3, 5 Eur

TRIO

November 22, Sunday, 5 pm
Kaunas State Philharmonic Hall (E.Ožeškienės g.12)

Trio Amael (Slovenia):
Volodja Balžalorsky, violin
Damir Hamidullin, cello
Tatjana Ognjanović, piano

Kristina Vasiliauskaitė. Natural Reflections (2015, première)
Peter Kopač. Inevitability (2009)
Nenad Firšt. Something wild (1988) for solo violin
Alfred Schnittke. Piano trio (1985/1992)

FortVio (Lithuania):
Ingrida Rupaitė, violin
Povilas Jacunskas, cello
Indrė Baikštytė, piano

Anatolijus Šenderovas. Song and Dance (2015)
Vidmantas Bartulis. Express No.3 or Glinka and Nemirovich-Danchenko on a train trip from St. Petersburg to Moscow (2004; 2007 m. version for piano trio)
Eduardas Balsys. Habanera (from movie  „Adam Wants to Be a Man“), arr. by Anatolijus Šenderovas
Lucijan Marija Škerjanc. Maestoso Lugubre (1935)


Tickets: 4 Eur

CULTURAL DIALOGUES


November 23, Monday, 6 pm
Kaunas Artists House (V. Putvinskio g. 56)
Kim San-ky (USA), tenor
Rokas Zubovas, piano
Lithuanian and Korean Composers music will be heard in the program.

Tickets: 3 Eur

A GLANCE INTO CHAMBER MUSIC


November 24, Tuesday, 6 pm
Kaunas State Philharmonic Small Hall (E.Ožeškienės g.12)

Haga Duo (Sweden):
Sareidah Hildebrand, flute
Joakim Lundström, guitar

Andrea Tarrodi. Aprilsnö (2015)
Benjamin Staern. Opposing Dance (2013)
Emmy Lindström. Tintomara (2013)
Daniel Nelson. Overcoming the monster (2015, première)
Zita Bružaitė. Novelette about you (2015, première)
Mirjam Tally. Against all four winds (for flute, guitar&celloi)

Kaunas String Quartet:
Karolina Beinarytė-Palekauskienė, violin I
Vilija Žilinskienė, violin II
Eglė Lapinskė, viola
Saulius Bartulis, cello

Raimundas Martinkėnas. The oak is flourishing by the lagoon (2010)
Algimantas Kubiliūnas. Mirages (2015, première)
Nomeda Valančiūtė. Soci malorum (2015, première)

Tickets: 4 Eur


SKETCH OF CREATIVE PORTRAIT


November 25, Wednesday, 3 pm
M. and K. Petrauskas Lithuanian Music Museum (a branch of the Kaunas City Museum)
(K. Petrausko g. 31)
Participiants: composer Giedrė Dabulskienė, students from Vytautas magnus university music academy singing faculty, Kaunas Juozas Naujalis Music Gymnasium and Kaunas Varpelis Boys’ School of Choral Singing, musicologist Kristina Mikuličiūtė-Vaitkūnienė.
Composer‘s chamber and choral music will be heard in the program.

Entrance: free


PREMIERES WITH SURPRISE


November 26, Thursday, 6 pm
Kaunas State Philharmonic Small Hall (E.Ožeškienės g.12)

Loreta Narvilaitė. Solitude (2015, première)
Jurgita Mieželytė. Solitaire (2015, première)
Vidmantas Bartulis. Voyage du Silence (2015, première), No One's Rose (2008)
Albertas Navickas. Tu attends que la pluie cesse de tomber (2015, première)
Linas Rimša. In pairs (2015, première)

Stein Skjervold (Norvegija), baritone
Egle Andrejevaitė, piano
Robertas Beinaris, oboe
Mindaugas Bačkus, cello

Tickets: 4 Eur

GALA KONCERTAS


November 27, Friday, 6 pm
Kaunas State Philharmonic Hall (E.Ožeškienės g.12)

Liepaja Symphony Amber Sound Orchestra (Latvia) 
Atvars Lakstīgala, Artistic director and principal conductor (Latvia)

Conductor Mārtiņš Ozoliņš

Artur Kapp. Symphony No.2 in B minor (1955)
Jāzeps Mediņš. Flower Waltz - from the ballet 'Victory of Love' (1935)
Ādolfs Skulte. Choreographic poem (1957)
Vidmantas Bartulis. The End of Long Lonf Way (2015, première)

Tickets: 3, 5, 7 Eur


Tickets are available at the event venues, Kaunas Philharmonic Box Office, Kaunas Artists House, and via the Tiketa ticketing system: in person at Tiketa box offices; online at www.tiketa.lt.

More about the festival:
http://www.kaunofilharmonija.lt/, http://www.lks.lt/, www.mic.lt, www.kmn.lt