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    EDUARDO GIMENEZ and 4 Tango with Orchestra

    EDUARDO GIMENEZ and 4 Tango with Orchestra

    14 February, Thursday, 19:00, St. Catherine’s Church of Vilnius (Vilniaus St 30)

    Charming and secretive evening with Tango music performed by true professionals of this genre – it is a unique experience on St. Valentine’s day!
    During this concert, you will be charmed by exceptional voice of a tango expert, Eduardo Gimenez, sonorous sound of St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra will blend with rich harmony of tango music ambassadors, ensemble 4TANGO.
    Do not miss a rare chance to feel as if you would actually be in Argentina: imagine a warm evening, seductive scent of exotic flowers in the air, and you, drinking you favorite drink in a small café and listening to a live performance of music by Astor Piazzolla…

    PERFORMERS:
    EDUARDO GIMENEZ
    4TANGO:
    Kristina Žebrauskaitė (accordion), Birutė Bagdonienė (viola), Donatas Bagurskas (double bass), Feliks Zakrevskij (piano)
    Vilnius ST. CHRISTOPHER CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
    Artistic Director and Chief Conductor MODESTAS BARKAUSKAS

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    Musical Flash!

    Musical Flash!

    3 February, Sunday, 15:00, St. Catherine’s Church of Vilnius (Vilniaus St 30)

    Theatrical concert for children and adults – MUSICAL FLASH!

    St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra that will be celebrating its birthday very soon, remarkable actors Aistė Lasytė and Dominykas Vaitiekūnas (the band „Liūdni Slibinai“), and a flock of sprightly girls from a choral singing school „Liepaitės“ invites all, big and small to a fantastic, theatrical and extremely fun concert of songs by Zita Bružaitė – „MUSICAL FLASH“!

    What could be more fun than a sea of talented children who are singing the most beautiful songs with the most sincere emotions? Who could resist the charismatic acting of young and yet experienced actors? Moreover, how wonderful that all these elements will be surrounded by a beautiful sound of St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra and other professional musicians! This concert – a real celebration for every ear and most importantly it is marked with a sign of the highest quality. Could one expect more from Sunday afternoon – it will be healthy and useful, fun and sad, nice and there is a great chance that after it is over you will not want to go home!

    Do not miss the chance to experience the joyous celebration of music and theatre that once flashed in front of you will remain in your heart for long!

    PERFORMERS

    Vilnius ST. CHRISTOPHER CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

    Artistic Director and Chief Conductor MODESTAS BARKAUSKAS

    Actors AISTĖ LASYTĖ and DOMINYKAS VAITIEKŪNAS

    Pianist POVILAS JARAMINAS

    Flutist JŪRATĖ STAŠKIENĖ

    CHOIRS OF VILNIUS CHORAL SINGING SCHOOL „LIEPAITĖS“:

    Choir of the third grade (leader DIANA MICKEVIČIŪTĖ)

    Juveniles choir (leader EDITA JARAMINIENĖ)

    Youngsters choir (leader AUDRONĖ STEPONAVIČIŪTĖ-ZUPKAUSKIENĖ)

    Author and director of the concert script EGLĖ STORPIRŠTIENĖ

    Artists JOLITA ČESONYTĖ, RAIMONDAS GNIŽINSKAS

    Lights Artist TADAS JUOZAPAITIS

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    The Book of St. Christopher Orchestra

    The Book of St. Christopher Orchestra

    24 February, 2019, Sunday, 14:00,
    Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre Litexpo (Laisvės ave. 5), 3 Hall, LRT forum
    Presentation of the Book of the 25th anniversary of St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra
    This Sunday at the Congress Centre Litexpo, the 3rd Hall, LRT forum, an exceptional event presenting the book of the 25th anniversary of St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra will be held. There you will hear a fun concert by St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra, that will be conducted by it’s Artistic Director and Chief Conductor Modestas Barkauskas. After conducting, maestro will join the colourful discussion with other participants such as the founder of the orchestra, maestro Donatas Katkus himself, musicologists Zita Kelmickaitė and Rūta Gaidamavičiūtė. The discussion will be moderated by the editor of the book, musicologist Rasa Murauskaitė. You are most welcome to visit!
    Also, everyone is welcome to join us at our stand (No. 3.17) during the Vilnius Book Fair. We have a lot of to offer: not only the freshly printed book, but the collection of our CD’s gathered during all these 25 years, tickets to fantastic orchestra concerts, and also, we have presents! Please come!

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    VILNIUS BIRTHDAY CONCERT

    VILNIUS BIRTHDAY CONCERT

    MUSIC ABOVE SNOWY VILNIUS

    24 January, Thursday, 19:00, St. Catherine’s Church
    On the 24th January, St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra invites to an exceptionally subtle birthday concert of Vilnius
    City.
    Imagine a picture – roofs of the majestic Vilnius covered in fluffy snowflakes, white smoke coming out of the chimneys, as if in a fairy tale frozen siluetes of spectacular Vilnius churches and music, clear as crystal in the background, enchanting with its perfection and simplicity of its beauty. It is a concert–impression, after attending it the music by one of the greatest genius of all times Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his father Leopold Mozart will remain in your hearts and minds for long.
    There is a reason why the musicians-magicians of St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra and owner of the softest voice Gunta Gelgotė will perform the pieces by both Mozarts’ – the young Mozart is also celebrating his birthday in January, and this year Leopold will celebrate his 300 th birthday.
    We kindly invite you to immerse into this masterpiece of exceptionally subtle music – visit a concert „Music above Snowy Vilnius“!
    Performers:
    Vilnius St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra
    Artistic Director and Chief Conductor – Modestas Barkauskas
    Gunta Gelgotė (soprano)

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    THE LIGHT OF HOPE

    THE LIGHT OF HOPE

    St. Catherine’s Church in Vilnius (Vilniaus St 30), Sunday, 13 January, 16:00

    “The light of hope in a sublime note…”

    Performers:

    Vilnius Municipal ST. CHRISTOPHER CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

    (Artistic Director and Chief Conductor Modestas Barkauskas)

    Vilnius Cultural Centre Women Choir „LIEPOS“ – (Artistic Director and Conductor Audronė Steponavičiūtė-Zupkauskienė)

    Vilnius Choir Singing School „LIEPAITĖS“ Juveniles Choir – (Artistic Director and Conductor Edita Jaraminienė)

    Vilnius Choir Singing School „LIEPAITĖS“ Juniors Choir (Artistic Director and Conductor Audronė Steponavičiūtė-Zupkauskienė)

    Vilnius Cultural Centre Theatre Studio “ELEMENTORIUS” students (Leader Eglė Storpirštienė)

    It has become a bright tradition celebrating the Day of Defenders of Freedom with a mutual performances Women Choir „LIEPOS“ and St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra. For the beginning of the year 2019, 13 January a huge collective of several generations has prepared a special program, named „The Light of Hope“. It alone – HOPE – can not be taken from a man, because it is a memory and a desire. So let’s gather together, let’s listen to divine music, wish ourselves and others that the days that pass by so fast would unite us and raise up above the everyday life, would bring closer the victory of the Good.

    In the program you will hear eternal works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Stanislaw Moniuszko and Henry Purcell, also the best works by the best Lithuanian contemporary composers.

    THE ENTRANCE IS FREE

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