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  • 25th BIRTHDAY OF ST. CHRISTOPHER ORCHESTRA

    25th BIRTHDAY OF ST. CHRISTOPHER ORCHESTRA

    Delicious concert for the 25th birthday of St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra for all – music gourmets, music lovers, longtime orchestra fans and friends!

    Here it is coming – so long awaited and carefully planned – 25th birthday of St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra! For your greatest joy, this time on stage musicians will serve a perfect musical cake. We will hear the most beautiful pieces that will reveal orchestra’s exceptional cheerfulness, charm and uniqueness. To make it even more fun, they will share the stage with remarkable soloists, who have earned their recognition on the greatest stages. We will celebrate together with hearty folk singer Veronika Povilionienė, artistic saxophone virtuoso Petras Vyšniauskas, velvet bass Liudas Mikalauskas who has conquered many, expressional  violinist Ingrida Rupaitė and famous beloved piano trio FortVio. In the selected program, we will hear rarely performed musical jewels – charming Blitz Fantasy by Vakhtang Kakhidze, impressive Trio Grosso by Anatolijus Šenderovas among others. Artistic Director and Chief Conductor Modestas Barkauskas will conduct the birthday parade and of course, it would not be a celebration without the founder and longtime nurturer of the orchestra Donatas Katkus. Musicologist Rasa Murauskaitė will lead the concert.

    Let us celebrate the 25th birthday of an exceptionally lively, colorful St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra. There will not stay a single person indifferent to this fantastic celebration of joy and delicious music; we promise!

     

    PERFORMERS

    Vilnius ST. CHRISTOPHER CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

    Artistic Director and Chief Conductor MODESTAS BARKAUSKAS

    Conductor Emeritus DONATAS KATKUS

    VERONIKA POVILIONIENĖ (voice)

    PETRAS VYŠNIAUSKAS (saxophone)

    LIUDAS MIKALAUSKAS (bass)

    INGRIDA RUPAITĖ PETRIKIENĖ (violin)

    TRIO FORTVIO

    Indrė Baikštytė (piano)

    Povilas Jacunskas (cello)

    Ingrida Rupaitė (violin)

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