bnn.lv Latviski   bnn-news.com English   bnn-news.ru По-русски
Tuesday 25.04.2017 | Name days: Līksma, Bārbala
LithuaniaLithuania

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Classic Music Festival in Northern Lithuania

FaceBook
Twitter
Draugiem
print
(+1 of 1)

Ref: 111.111.111.4463

BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week during November 28- December 4.

November 28, 6 pm:

Competition «Kaunas Talent 2016» (Kauno talentų konkursas); «Žalgiris» Arena (www.zalgirioarena.lt/en), Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 50, Kaunas;

Already for the 16th year the competition has invited singers from Lithuania and all over to show their mastery and compete for valuable prises;

November 28-29:

Christmas Market (Kalėdų mugė); Cathedral Square (Katedros aikštė), Gedimino 1, Vilnius;

Christmas Town is the bustling Christmas Market on Cathedral Square, and is sure to get one into the festive spirit. With over 50 market stalls decorated as cosy wooden houses, the organisers are certain that one will be able to find a special Christmas gift here for the loved ones.

November 30, 7 pm:

Piano Recital (Pianino rečitalis) by Martyna Jatkauskaitė; Vaidila Theather (Vaidila teatras), A. Jakšto g. 9, Vilnius;

In the eyes of many critics, Martyna is one of eye-catching Lithuanian-born pianists of the younger generation. The overall winner of the Tunbridge Wells Young Concert Artists Competition in 2006, she went on to win four more international contests and has been acclaimed for her technical and interpretational skills. She has performed in many European countries and Japan playing recitals and together with other musicians. As a solo pianist, she is interested in the music representing very different epochs and styles.

November 30, 7 pm:

Performance «Toska» (Spektaklis «Toska»); Congress Hall (Kongresų rūmai) (www.lvso.lt/en), Vilniaus g. 6/16, Vilnius;

The performance of the director Dalia Ibelhauptaitė shall take the audience to the decadence Italy of the Second World War where aggressors steal art creations and destroy everybody who does not approve their thinking by quick-witted manipulations. More information: www.bohemieciai.lt

December 1-4:

Classic Music Festival in Northern Lithuania (Klasikinės muzikos festivalis Šiaurės Lietuvoje); Centre of Culture (Kultūros centras), Respublikos g. 96, Rokiškis;

The event, consisting of six concerts, shall bring a dozen of talented and aspiring performers of classic music from Lithuania and abroad. Some of them have already been recognised as others are on the way to fame. The event is one of the most memorable cultural events in northern Lithuania;

December 1, 6. 30 pm:

Operetta «The Merry Widow» («Linksmoji Našlė»); Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre (Lietuvos nacionalinis operos ir baleto teatras) (www.opera.lt), A. Vienuolio g. 1, Vilnius;

Operetta in three acts, performed in Lithuanian; Libretto by Victor Léon and Leo Stein after Henri Meilhac

Music Director and Conductor Julius Geniušas; Director and Choreographer Monika Wiesler (Austria)

Designer Eldor Renter (Estonia); Chief Chorus Master Česlovas Radžiūnas

What this operetta is about? «When lips turn silent, violins utter: do love me…», sing the characters of «The Merry Widow». This catchy violin tune will guide the spectators through all the amorous perplexities and adventures of this operetta.

December 2, 5 pm:

Hard rock Festival «Vilkų žiema» (Sunkiosios muzikos festivalis), night club «Pelėda» (naktinis klubas) (www.facebook.com/PeledaVilnius), V. Mykolaičio-Putino g. 5, Vilnius;

If you are into a heavy use of aggressive vocals, distorted electric guitars, bass guitar, drums being accompanied with pianos and keyboards, then the event will keep you off your feet;

December 2, 6 pm:

Folklore Dance Concert «Gyvenimas Paskirtas Šokiui » (Tautinių šokių vakaras «Life dedicated to Dance»); Vytauto g. 79, Kaunas;

The concert, with the participation of Kaunas’ best dance troupes, is dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the city’s prominent choreographer and pedagogue Kazimieras Kondratavičius; admission is free;

December 3, 6 pm:

Spatial Opera in Darkness «Confessions» (Erdvinė opera tamsoje «Išpažintys»); «Post» Gallery («Post» galerija), Laivės al. 51a, Kaunas;

The creators – Spatial Opera Company, Swedish composer Jens Hedman, Lithuanian composer Rūta Vitkauskaitė and soprano singer Åsa Nordgren,  led by the producer Operomanija,  are intending to thrill the opera attendees, all of whom  will have to wear eye-blinders and masks. The opera has claimed several international recognitions already.

December 3, 6 pm:

Christmas Tree Lighting in Klaipėda (Kalėdinės eglės įžiebimo šventė); Teatro aikštė 1, Klaipėda;

The celebration shall start off with great miracles. This year’s Christmas event – the project of French artist Jacques Rival «I love Klaipeda» – will be presented to the guests. The author of the project is the world-famous artist, the creator of original light installations in public urban spaces Jacques Rival, who has presented his projects in Israel, in the Netherlands, in the Great Britain and France.

Ref: 020/111.111.111.4463


Leave a reply

Vejonis and Reirs agree – orphanages should remain in the past

«The interest and needs of children should finally be at the centre of focus. The state and municipalities cannot be allowed to maintain a system of institutions that does not secure full and harmonic development for children,» said Latvia’s President Raimonds Vejonis during his meeting with Welfare Minister Janis Reirs on Monday, 24 April.

airBaltic commences the first charter flights with CS300 aircraft

Latvia’s national airBaltic airline and Tez Tours have commenced the first charter flights with the new Bombardier CS300 aircraft. Charter flights will connect Riga with Antalya, Heraklion, Bourgas and Rimini in the summer season.

Expert: technological companies lay the foundation for modern industry

Projects that are being worked on by science and high-technology companies based in Latvia lay the foundation for modern industry focused on the future, said the founder and manager of Commercialization Reactor acceleration platform Nikolajs Adamovics after the investors and partners day event.

State debt ratio in Latvia was the seventh lowest in EU last year

At the end of 2016, Latvia’s state debt was the seventh lowest among European Union member states, according to data published by Eurostat on 24 April.

Estonian parents increasingly refuse to vaccinate their kids

Estonian health officials have voiced concern that the number of parents refusing the chance of vaccinating their children against a number of infectious diseases is increasing in the northern-most Baltic country.

Rail Baltica’s predicted expenses – benefits outweigh the costs

The costs of Rail Baltica standard European railway line project could be equal to EUR 5.7 billion, as reported by Rail Baltica Global Forum 2017 EY partner in Baltic States Nauris Klava.

Murniece: Latvia still views EU as a strong and independent union of countries

Residents of the European Union expect safe and economic growth, said Saeima speaker Inara Murniece on Monday, 24 April, in her speech at a meeting of colleagues from EU parliaments in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Nordic countries re-launch assistance to Baltic Russian-language media

The Nordic Council of Ministers has stated it would continue supporting financially Russian-language media adhering to journalism standards and having a media-critical approach.

Cido commences exports of juices to Northern Africa

Baltic beverages producer Cido Group continues developing its export potential. The company has commenced exports of juices to Libya this year. This is the first African country that values juices produced in Latvia. Until now, Latvian juices have been exported to markets like China and United Arab Emirates, as reported by the company.

Large cities do not support initiative to increase taxes on alcohol and fuel

Next year’s budget gap is EUR 460 million, which in planned to be compensated by raising taxes for alcohol and fuel. Large Latvian municipalities do not support the government’s proposed tax reform, as reported by Nekā personīga.

Authorities identify multiple suspects in Skonto stadium sale’s criminal case

There are multiple suspects in the criminal process launched for the Skonto stadium’s sale, as reported by De Facto programme.

Catholic Pope sees migrant centres as concentration camps

Roman Catholic Pope Francis has characterised many migrant centres in Europe as concentration camps.

April’s last week will be cool and rainy in Latvia

Latest forecasts confirm that cold masses of air will remain in Latvia until the end of April and warmer masses of air are expected to enter the country at the beginning of May, as reported by Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.

Run-off to decide next French President

Centrist Emmanuel Macron has won the first round of the French presidential election, who will on May 7 compete against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. According to reports, it is the first time in six decades that neither of France's main left-wing or right-wing parties has had a candidate in the second round.

Karins: Theresa May’s stance on Brexit is unclear

British Prime Minister Theresa May personally did not support Brexit. Because of that, her personal stance in the upcoming Brexit talks is unclear, says Latvian MEP Krisjanis Karins.

Week in Lithuania. Imports from Belarus' Astravyets NPP restricted

Seimas on Thursday, April 20, adopted a bill to restrict electricity imports from the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus and other unsafe nuclear facilities in third countries.

Wider economic cooperation between Latvia and Singapore planned

As reported by Finance Ministry, work will be performed to establish wider economic cooperation between Latvia and Singapore, both in the field of tax administration and investments.

Lange: poor road quality causes drivers to lose more than one billion euros every year

Poor road quality in Latvia causes losses for drivers worth more than one billion euros every year, announced Janis Lange, chairman of Latvijas valsts ceļi, at an annual conference on Friday, 21 April.

Latvia and Lithuania continue work on single gas market’s development plan

Latvia and Lithuania continue working on single gas market development plan, BNN was told by Latvian Economy Ministry.

Belarus values Latvia’s experience developing e-management

Belarus values Latvia’s positive experience in development of e-management. Constructive cooperation in this field has provided residents in Latvia and Belarus with cheaper roaming tariffs and improved mobile broadband development, as reported by Environment Protection and Regional Development Ministry.

Poor skills in digital technologies can reduce one’s competitiveness on the market

Only 2% of board members in Latvia’s leading retail trade companies have skills working with digital technologies. The same applies to 6% of board members in transport and logistics companies, 4% - in energy companies and 0% in manufacturing companies, according to results of a study performed by personnel selection company Amrop.

Government decides not to support Ventspils’ involvement in Nord Stream 2

This week, Latvian government decided behind closed doors not to support the involvement of Ventspils Freeport in the Nord Stream 2 project, according to publicly available information.

Estonia to invest millions in IT and technology business development in regions

Close to 160 million euros are planned to be invested in developing the sector of information and communications technologies in Estonia outside larger cities, according to a state budget strategy for 2018-2021 by the Estonian government.

Bite buys Unistars and gains access to 5G frequency

Mobile communications operator Bite has bought telecommunications company Unistars, making a major step towards introducing 5G network in Latvia, as reported by Bite manager Kaspars Buls.

Study: Latvian businessmen feel threatened the most by increasing tax burden

Nearly all Latvian CEOs expect competition to grow in the future. In addition, this will happen in conditions of deficit of qualified workers, according to results of a study performed by PricewaterhouseCoopers.