Festival in Palanga


Festival in Palanga 2018


The Festival returns to Palanga for its sixth edition from July 3 to July 13. This year’s  Festival will consist of ten concerts, traditionally featuring M. K. Čiurlionis piano music performed by Vytautas Landsbergis. India-born pianist Fali Pavri will join Petras Geniušas, a devoted participant of the Festival.  Dutch-Italian pianist Paolo Giacometti, called a classical piano artist, will play a piano recital. Friendship bridges between Lithuania and Georgia will be built by soprano Ketevan Gavasheli and pianist Neringa Valuntonytė. A new international project “Improvisations in the Moonlight” will involve artistic ideas of Rivka Shabi, a unique voice owner from Israel, Krzysztof Kobyliński, composer and piano improviser from Poland, and Petras  Vyšniauskas, the great saxophonist.

Pianist Paulius Andersson, violinist Rakelė Chijėnaitė, cellist Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky, clarnetist Jonas Morkūnas and percussionist Andrius Rekašius will reveal the paradoxes of the 20th century on the Kurhaus stage. Vilija Kuprevičienė and Mindaugas Rojus will give a musical theatre performance "In the World of the Opera ". Chamber ensemble "FluPia" – flutist Vilmantė Kaziulytė and pianist Kristina Ivanauskaitė  will introduce a compact disk inspired by the Festival. The Centennial of the Restored State of Lithuania will be commemorated  in the Festival Opening Concert  on July 6 with the participation of  the National M. K. Čiurlionis Art School Symphony Orchestra conducted by Martynas Staškus . To mark this occasion, and exclusively for the Festival, a young Lithuanian composer Kristupas Bubnelis, currently residing in London, is creating a musical piece dedicated to M. K. Čiurlionis and the Centennial of the Restored State of Lithuania!

You are welcome to join us at the following venues: the Kurhaus, the Counts Tyszkiewicz Palace and Birute Park Rotunda.

The 6th International M. K. Čiurlionis Music Festival is dedicated to the Centennial of the Restored State of Lithuania!

VšĮ “Klasika LT”

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