IŠ ARTI 2014

  • Nov. 8, 2014

The 19th International Contemporary Music Festival IŠ ARTI

  //November 8–15//

 

 

 

 

November 8, Saturday, 4 pm

Kaunas State Philharmonic Hall (L. Sapiegos g. 5)

WHISPER – III

Opening of an exhibition:

 

With the participation of the authors: Aušra Andziulytė, Aistė Juškevičiūtė, Eva Pohlke, Jolanta Galdikaitė, Gvidas Latakas, Audrius Šumskas and Gintautas Vaičys

Coordinator: Gintautas Vaičys

 

 

November 8, Saturday, 5 pm

Kaunas National Philharmonic Hall (L. Sapiegos g. 5)

 

AMBER-LIKE
Lithuania State Symphony Orchestra

Soloist: Rolandas Romoslauskas (viola)
Conductor: Martynas Staškus

Programme:

Bronius Kutavičius (b. 1932) – Epitaph to the Maid of Orleans (première)

Zita Bružaitė (b. 1966) – Concerto Awakening for viola and symphony orchestra

Jean Sibelius (1865–1957) – Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43

 

Tickets: Lt 15, 20 / EUR 3.43, 5.79

 

 

November 9, Sunday, 5 pm
Kaunas Artists House (V. Putvinskio g. 56)

DIRT NONET: SUMMER GARDEN PHOTOGRAPH

 

Anat Ben-David - voice, lyrics, electronics (United Kingdom)
Katharina Ernst - drums (Austria)
Arvydas Kazlauskas - soprano and baritone saxophones (Lithuania)
Fero Kiraly - synthesizer, laptop (Slovakia)
Lina Lapelytė - accordion, voice, electronics (Lithuania)
Maja Osojnik - recorder, electronics (Austria)
Auksė Petrulienė - Psilicone theatre (Lithuania)
Yiorgis Sakellariou - computer and recordings (United Kingdom)
Ivan Šiller - prepared piano and objects (Slovakia)

 

Programme:

Musical and video compositions and improvisations

Programme coordinator: Egidija Medekšaitė


Tickets: Lt 10 / EUR 2.90

 

 

November 10, Monday, 4 pm
Irena Mikuličiūtė Art Gallery (I. Kanto g. 5)


COLOURS OF DONELAITIS FABLE

With the participation of Romanas Averincevas, Aušra Andziulytė, Irena Mikuličiūtė, Algis Šakalys and young artists of the Irena Mikuličiūtė Art Gallery

 

 

November 11, Tuesday, 6 pm
Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis National Museum of Art (V. Putvinskio g. 55)

THE FESTIVAL’S CHAMBER MUSIC DEBUTS

Jože Kotar (clarinet, Slovenia)
Luca Ferrini (piano, Italy)

Programme:
Nenad Firšt (b. 1964) – Atelier
Giedrė Dabulskienė (b. 1975) – Play (world première)
C. S. L. Parker (b. 1961) – Three pieces for clarinet and piano:
Arka Leuka – White mountain
Ships for the city of light – Alicante
Amada to Esfahan

Vitja Avsec (b.1970) – Koncertantni Utrip
Takashi Yoshimatsu (g. 1953) – Four pieces in Bird shape:
Ballade
Invention

Recitativo
Divertimento

 

Trio COLORS (Lithuania)
Ugnius Dičiūnas (oboe)
Robertas Šidiškis (bassoon)
Ugnė Peištaraitė (piano)

Programme:

Mantas Savickis (b. 1986) – Broken Lines for oboe, bassoon and piano
Zita Bružaitė (b. 1966) – Colors for oboe, bassoon and piano (Lithuanian première)
Jean Françaix (1912–1997) – Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano

Presenter: Edvardas Šumila (musicologist)

Tickets: Lt 10 / EUR 2.90

 

 

November 12, Wednesday, 3 pm

M. and K. Petrauskas Lithuanian Music Museum (K. Petrausko g. 31)

 

BA-KU-KU

 

Exhibition “Between creative work and routine” and a Ba-Ku-Ku concert

With the participation of Kaunas’ composers Vidmantas Bartulis, Giedrius Kuprevičius and Algimantas Kubiliūnas, and pupils of Kaunas’ music schools

Curator: Kristina Mikuličiūtė-Vaitkūnienė (musicologist)

 

Admission free

 

 

November 12, Wednesday, 6 pm
Kaunas Artists House (V. Putvinskio g. 56)

Antanas Kučinskas

ABOUT HUMANS AND BEASTS

 

Musical fables after Kristijonas Donelaitis

Andrius Bialobžeskis (narrator)

Vilniaus Arsenalas chamber ensemble:

Laima Šulskutė (flute), Rolandas Romoslauskas (viola), Sergejus Okruško (harpsichord)

Oliveris Ramonas (double bass)

Saulius Auglys (percussion)

Džiugas Katinas (video artist)

Director: Birutė Mar

 

Tickets: Lt 10, 15 / EUR 2.90, 3.43

 

 

November 13, Thursday, 6 pm

Kaunas State Philharmonic Hall (L. Sapiegos g. 5)

WROCŁAW STRING QUARTET

LUTOSŁAWSKI QUARTET (Poland)
Bartosz Woroch (violin I)
Marcin Markowicz (violin II)
Adam Newman (viola)
Maciej Młodawski (cello)

Programme :
Witold Lutosławski (1913–1994) – String Quartet
Paweł Mykietyn (b. 1971) – String Quartet No. 2
Vidmantas Bartulis (b. 1954) – The Sorrow of an Everstretching Landscape (world première)
Erwin Schulhoff (1894–1942) – Five Pieces for String Quartet

Tickets: Lt 15, 20 / EUR 3.43, 5.79

 

 

November 15, Saturday, 5 pm

Kaunas State Philharmonic Hall (L. Sapiegos g. 5)

LITHUANIA – INDIA: A burst of academic and world music

VMU CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (Lithuania)
Conductor Jonas Janulevičius

Soloists:
Jyotsna Srikanth (violin, India/United Kingdom)
Shadrach Solomon (piano, India)
With the participation of: Fausta Drūlytė (flute), Ernestas Šidiškis (clarinet), Benas Muntrimas (bongos), Kotryna Kaklauskaitė (piano)

Programme:
Julius Juzeliūnas (1916–2001) – Poem-Concerto
Four dedications to the Teacher:

Vidmantas Bartulis (b. 1954) – EdBa

Dalia Kairaitytė (b. 1953) – Pro memoria on a Theme E-D-B-A

Algirdas Brilius (b. 1964) – A Minute in Memoriam of the Professor

Giedrius Kuprevičius (b. 1944) – EdBa
Raminta Šerkšnytė (b. 1975) – Midsummer Song
Marius Salynas (b. 1975) – Jei/Jai (world première)
Jyotsna Srikanth – Indian violin concerto Seasons 4/6

Tickets: Lt 10, 15 / EUR 2.90, 3,43

 

 

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; bookings by short service number 1588, the service fee is Lt3 per ticket; in case ticket reservation is made online or short service number, the tickets are charged with the reservation fee of Lt 5.

 

More about the festival:

 

http://www.isarti.lt/, http://www.kaunofilharmonija.lt/, http://www.lks.lt/, www.kmn.lt

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