IŠ ARTI 2019

  • Nov. 14, 2019

International Contemporary Music Festival
Kaunas State Philharmonic Hall
16-22 November, 2019

16 NOVEMBER, 5 pm

MACHINES AND DANCES

Performers

LITHUANIAN STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Artistic director and chief conductor Gintaras Rinkevičius

Soloist MOTIEJUS BAZARAS (piano)

Dirigentas MARTYNAS STAŠKUS

Program

Jonas Jurkūnas. Robots and Petals (premiere)
Maurice Ravel. La Valse
Rytis Mažulis. Ex Machina (premiere)
Giedrius Kuprevičius. Symphony without the Piano (premiere)
Michael Nyman. Symphony No. 8 “Water Dances”, 1st mov.

17 NOVEMBER, 5 pm

ON THE SEA, THE BIRDS AND THE FEELINGS

Performers

CHAMBER ENSEMBLE “MUSICA HUMANA”
Algirdas Vizgirda (flute)
Robertas Beinaris (oboe)
Evaldas Petkus (cello)
Gediminas Kviklys (harpsichord, organ)

VOCAL DUO “CANTUS CORONATUS”
Simona Liamo (soprano)
Nora Petročenko (mezzo-soprano)

With participation of BIRUTĖ ASEVIČIUTĖ (piano)

Program

Vaida Striaupaitė-Beinarienė. The Awakening
Egils Straume. Pro memoria „Estonia“
Pēteris Vasks. Touches
Peeter Vahi. Pastoral Of Computerized World
Algimantas Kubiliūnas. Vocal Cycle “Earth Day” (premiere)
Loreta Narvilaitė. Diptych for soprano, fleite, oboe, cello and piano:
Morning Above the Sea
Steps of the Night (premiere)
Zita Bružaitė. The Dead Dunes (premiere)
Algirdas Martinaitis. Cantata-concerto “Cantus ad futurum”

19 NOVEMBER, 6 pm

MUSIC FOR SEVEN

Performers

KAUNAS PIANO TRIO
Lina Krėpštaitė (piano)
Indrė Andruškevičiūtė (violin)
Asta Krištaponienė (cello)

KAUNAS STRING QUARTET
Karolina Beinarytė-Palekauskienė (1st violin)
Aistė Mikutytė (2nd violin)
Eglė Lapinskė (viola)
Saulius Bartulis (cello)

Program

Dmitry Shostakovich. Piano Trio No. 1, in C Minor, Op. 8
Eduardas Balsys. Habanera
Jurgis Kubilius. Quatuor de Pascal (premiere)
John Lennon, Paul McCartney (arr. Klaus Ferretti). Things We Said Today
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. Septet
Linas Rupšlaukis. Oumuamua (premiere)

20 NOVEMBER, 6 pm

ELECTRIFIED MUSIC WITH KWARTLUDIUM

Performers

ENSEMBLE “KWARTLUDIUM” (Poland)
Dagna Sadkowska (violin)
Michał Górczyński (clarinet)
Paweł Nowicki (percussion)
Piotr Nowicki (piano)

Program

Wojciech Błażejczyk. General Theory of Relativity
Krzysztof Wołek. Amplified, What Is There?
Piotr Peszat. Real Life Proof
Tadeusz Wielecki. Multiple Image for Ensemble and Ticking Clocks
Giedrė Pauliukevičiūtė-Dabulskienė. Glass (premiere)

21 NOVEMBER, 6 pm

NATURE AND SILENCE

Performers

ENSEMBLE “MYKORRHIZA”
Sareidah Hildebrand (flute, Sweden)
Joakim Lundström (guitar, Sweden)
Suranjana Ghosh (tabla, Sveden-India)
Mattias Rodrick (cello, Sweden)
Karin Lovelius (mezzo-soprano, Germany-Sveden)

Program

Andrew Ford. Nature
Emmy Lindström. Mykorrhiza
Vidmantas Bartulis. Je suis maitre (premiere)

22 NOVEMBER, 6 pm

REFLECTIONS

Performers

KLAIPĖDA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Artistic director Mindaugas Bačkus

Soloist MINDAUGAS BAČKUS (cello)

Conductor NORMUNDS ŠNĒ (Latvia)

Program

Eduardas Balsys. Reflections of the Sea
Dalia Kairaitytė. Sea of Anxiety, with Encrusted EdBa Tones (premiere)
John Adams. Shaker Loops I
Žibuoklė Martinaitytė. Sielunmaisema (Soulscape) (premiere)
Wojciech Kilar. Orawa

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