GAIDA 2017

  • Sept. 22, 2017

Vilnius, 21st of October–7th of November

Program of the festival


DAVID LANG 60

21st of October, 7 pm | Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall

LITHUANIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
GAVRIEL LIPKIND (cello, Israel)
GABRIELIUS ALEKNA (piano, USA–Lithuania)
AGNĖ STANČIKAITĖ (sopranas)
Piano trio FortVio:
INDRĖ BAIKŠTYTĖ (piano), INGRIDA RUPAITĖ (violin), POVILAS JACUNSKAS (cello)
Conductor ROBERTAS ŠERVENIKAS

David Lang. Wed
David Lang. Shade
Žibuoklė Martinaitytė. Chiaroscuro Trilogy for piano and chamber orchestra (world premiere, 2017)
Albertas Navickas. Memory Lines (world premiere, 2017)
David Lang. Concerto (world to come)
David Lang. Simple song #3 (soundtrack for Youth, a film by Paolo Sorrentino)


SYNAESTHESIS: STRANGE PEOPLE PLAYING COOL MUSIC

22nd of October, 7 pm | Contemporary Art Centre

Yannis Kyriakides. The Arrest
Rytis Mažulis. Caput (world premiere, 2017)
Dominykas Digimas. From another point of view (world premiere, 2017)
Davig Lang. Sweet Air
David Lang. Cheating, Lying, Stealing


TANA QUARTET (France)

24th of October, 7 pm | Contemporary Art Centre

Pascal Dusapin. String Quartet No. 4
Ondřej Adámek. Lo que no’ contamo’
Arvo Pärt. Fratres
Yann Robin. Shadows


SYNAESTHESIS: COOL PEOPLE PLAYING STRANGE MUSIC

25th of October, 7 pm | Contemporary Art Centre

Yann Robin. Fterà
Panaiyotis Kokoras. Crama
Sylvain Marty. Lithuanian Rotation
Lenka Novosedlíková. seven:twenty:seven
Régis Campo. Pop-art


CRASH ENSEMBLE (Ireland)

26th of October, 7 pm | Contemporary Art Centre

David Lang. Forced March
Donnacha Dennehy. As An Nós
Nico Muhly. In As Long As It Takes
Kate Moore. Music Box
Gerald Barry. Chorale
Ed Bennett. Accel
Ann Cleare. Fiáin
Yann Robin. Trio basso
Ondřej Adámek. Chamber Nôise, Part 2
Julia Wolfe. A Wild Furze
David Lang. My Very Empty Mouth


LITHUANIAN STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND CONDUCTOR JURJEN HEMPEL (The Netherlands)

27th of October, 7pm | Contress Concert Hall

LITHUANIAN STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
DAUMANTAS KIRILAUSKAS (piano)
JUOZAS MILAŠIUS (guitar)
ARVYDAS KAZLAUSKAS (saxophone)
Conductor JURJEN HEMPEL (The Netherlands)

David Lang. Mountain
Yannis Kyriakides. Nerve
Yannis Kyriakides. Tinkling
Algirdas Martinaitis. Myth Buster for electric guitar and orchestra (world premiere, 2017)
Justė Janulytė. The Colour of Water


JOHN ADAMS 70

28th of October, 7pm | Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall

LITHUANIAN NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
RŪTA RIKTERĖ and ZBIGNEVAS IBELHAUPTAS (pianos)
Conductor JUOZAS DOMARKAS
With participation of: Lina Valionienė, Brigita Stanislauskaitė, Milda Zapolskaitė (sopranos)

John Adams. Chairman Dances
John Adams. Grand Pianola Music
John Adams. Harmonielehre


SCULPT

29th of October, 7 pm | Contemporary Art Centre

Audio-visual 3D performance

Authors and performers – GeKiPe | Gestures, Kinetics, Percussion (France–Switzerland):
PHILIPPE SPIESSER, leader of the project, percussion
ALEXANDER VERT, composer, leader of the Flashback ensemble
JOSÉ-MIGUEL FERNANDEZ, composer, sound director
THOMAS KÖPPEL, video artist, stage director


THEATRE OF VOICES

30th of October, 7 pm | St. Catherine’s Church

Artistic director and conductor PAUL HILLIER

Arvo Pärt. Wallfahrtslied
Arvo Pärt. Es sang vor langen Jahren
David Lang. Ark Luggage (with participation of string quartet ArtVio)
David Lang. Little Match Girl Passion


DAVID LANG & JAUNA MUZIKA CHOIR

2nd of November, 6 pm | St. Catherine’s Church

Artistic director and conductor VACLOVAS AUGUSTINAS

David Lang. Again
David Lang. I lie
David Lang. 3 movements from Little Match Girl Passion:
-    When It Is Time for Me to Go
-    In the Dawn of Morning
-    We Sit and Cry
David Lang. For Love Is Strong
David Lang. Just


SŌ PERCUSSION (USA)

3rd of November, 7 pm | Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall

Steve Reich. Mallet Quartet
Steve Reich. Marimba Phase
Bryce Dessner. Music for Wood and Strings
David Lang. The So-called Laws of Nature


LUKAS GENIUŠAS PLAYS ARVO PÄRT’S PIANO CONCERTO

4th of November, 7 pm | Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall

LITHUANIAN NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
LUKAS GENIUŠAS (piano)
SŌ PERCUSSION, New York (USA)
Conductor CHRISTOPHER LYNDON-GEE (Australia–Italy)


Justina Repečkaitė. Cosmatesque (world premiere, 2017)
Tomas Kutavičius. A Thinking Reed (world premiere, 2017)
David Lang. Man made
Arvo Pärt. Lamentate (Concerto for piano and orchestra)


AQUASONIC

5th of November, 8 pm | National Drama Theatre

Underwater concerto-performance

Authors and performers – BETWEEN MUSIC:
Laila Skovmand (artistic director, composer, performer)
Robert Karlsson (director, performer)
Morten Poulsen (performer)
Dea Marie Kjeldsen (performer)
Nanna Bech (performer)
Adalsteinn Stefansson (lighting designer)

Anders Boll (sound director)
Christoffer Brekne (video)
Roman Komar (sound technician)
Claus Madsen (stage technical director)
FuturePerfect Productions (international producer, the company representative of the project)


RYOJI IKEDA > SUPERCODEX

7th of November, 8 pm | Contemporary Art Centre

Concept, composition: RYOJI IKEDA
Computer graphics, programming: Tomonaga Tokuyama

Warm-up act: Vytautas V. Jurgutis’ METROSCAN
Performers: Vytautas V. Jurgutis, Vaclovas Nevčesauskas

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