21 March, Thursday, 19:00, at St. Catherine’s Church the charity concert “Children for Children” will be held for the fifth time.
It is meant to commemorate the world famous cello player, conductor, protector of human rights, philantropist Mstislav Rostropovich.
In a festive charity concert “Children for Children” the ideas of Mstislav Rostropovich himself will be brought back to life. The famous musician has patronized both very talented and ill children. Therefore, together with St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra conducted by Modestas Barkauskas, we will see on stage young performes that are supported by the foundation of the foundation of M. Rostropovich and want to pay attention to their sick peers: everyone will be invited to contribute to the Childrens’ Hospital Charity Foundation.
PERFORMERS OF THE CONCERT:
St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra (Artistic Director and Chief Conductor Modestas Barkauskas).
Young performers patronized by the Foundation of M. Rostropovich:
Justas Drakšas (trumpet), Agnė Gečaitė (violin), Rugilė Juknevičiūtė (cello), Liepa Jurgutavičiūtė (violin), Rokas Makštutis (clarinett), Nora Straukaitė (ballet), Jonas Vozbutas (accordion), Ugnė Liepa Žuklytė (violin).
Conductor – Modestas Barkauskas.
Organisers of the event: Charity Foundations of M. Rostropovich, Children’s Hospital, St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra, Lithuanian Radio and Television. The project is patronized by – H. E. President Valdas Adamkus and Mrs. Alma Adamkienė.
The broadcast of the concert will take place on 23 March on LRT Plus. Entrance to the concert is free.