One of the biggest festivals of classical music in Lithuania, the Vilnius Festival, starts today and will include a special concert dedicated to one of the patrons of the event, legendary cellist Mstislav Rostropovich.
Mstislav Rostropovich

Rostropovich is often known as the godfather of the Vilnius Festival and the tribute concert will take place at the Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society on June 9.

It will feature Zilvinas Brazauskas, clarinet soloist and one of the most famous musicians who has won scholarships from the Rostropovich Charity and Support fund, and Canadian conductor Keri-Lynn Wilson.

Established by the National Philharmonic Society in 1997, the Vilnius Festival presents interpretations of major symphonic and chamber music pieces by prominent Lithuanian and foreign performers, premieres of contemporary Lithuanian composers and cooperates with other festivals in Europe.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.
Leave a comment
Commenting is allowed for registered users only!
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

MO Museum invites viewers to discover themselves among animals and robots

Can you imagine how animals feel around us? Would like to sing in the language of flies? Have ever...

Special ceremony for the Humanist of the Year Award at the Embassy of Finland in Lithuania

On March 26, 2019, the Ambassador of Finland to Lithuania HE Christer Michelsson and Mrs Ebba...

Vilnius: welcome to a dynamic film set

When Helen Mirren walks into her home as Catherine the Great in the new HBO mini series named after...

Education experts from around the globe to meet at an international forum ‘World after University’ in April

On 4th of April, 2019 high-ranking politicians, professors, rectors and the best education experts...

Director Saulius Beržinis awarded with Rogatchi Foundation Humanist of the Year 2018 Award

The Rogatchi Foundation is pleased to inform that its Humanist of the Year 2018 Award will be handed...