On the 3rd of May, Thursday, 19:00
St. Catherine’s Church (Vilniaus St 30)
CONCERTO GROSSO OF EPOCHS
Solo RŪTA LIPINAITYTĖ, violin
Vilnius Municipal ST. CHRISTOPHER CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Conductor and Artistic Director MODESTAS BARKAUSKAS
JULIJA IVANOVAITĖ, VILIJA BOGUŠAITĖ, BENAS GOCENTAS, JONĖ BARBORA LAUKAITYTĖ, LAURA STAPONKUTĖ, JOKŪBAS ŠVAMBARIS, KLEMENTINA VENCIŪTĖ
While awaiting for the real spring to come, we present you an exceptional concert. CONCERTO GROSSO OF EPOCHS – is a great carnival of two musical epochs. Baroque and XXth century music will meet, you will be surprised how perfectly can musical pieces of different musical epochs sound, (even though they are separated by 300 years of history) when performed one after another! In the menu you will find selected pieces by Antonio Vivaldi, Johan Sebastian Bach and a little bit more spicy, contemporary sound Alfred Schnittke. There is no doubt tat the evening will leave no regrets to all orchestral and violin music lovers and not only to them, but also to everyone who are longing to find unrevealed treasures of classical music mines. The central figure of the concert – evening soloist, great violinist, Rūta Lipinaitytė. The violinist will be accompanied by her students, winners of international music competitions – future of Lithuanian culture. The feast will be conducted by the wizard of the evening, a recent laureate of a prestigious conducting competition – Modestas Barkauskas.
You are invited to have a memorable Thursday evening in a subtle surroundings of St. Catherine‘s Church, while listening to the sound of strings of St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra and incredible soloists. Come and you will be reassured about the quality – non-describable impressions and unfading memories. This – is a great present to anyone’s ears!