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“.

Kaunas invites to experience magic of contemporary circus

“ Cirkuliacija ” is inviting everyone for a festive experience that is accessible, interesting and...

The European Night of Museums in Kaunas: what to wait

Since 2011, the International Council of Museums has been sponsoring The European Night of Museums...

Lithuanian pavilion at Venice Biennale gets top reward

Lithuania's pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale features an artificial beach where "vacationers"...

Lithuanian pavilion opens at Venice Biennale

Lithuania's pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale features an artificial beach where "vacationers"...

Exhibition of world-recognised Litvak artist will be opened in his hometown

In 1932, Arbit Blatas opened the first private gallery in the Baltics in Kaunas . On May 11, the...