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EVENTS

2013-07-25 -- 2013-08-15

CURONIAN SPIT FESTIVAL 2013


15th International Chamber Music Summer Festival

CURONIAN SPIT 2013

 

To mark the 600th anniversary of the Christianisation of Samogitia

25 July – 15 August / Nida, Juodkrantė

 

Festival's website

 

 

 

PROGRAMME

 

Thursday 25 July, 8 pm, at Nida Holy Virgin Mary Church of Christian Aid
Opening concert "J. S. Bach and A. Vivaldi" (Programme 1)


Performers:

Festival orchestra MUSICA HUMANA

Artistic Director and Conductor ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA

Klaipėda mixed choir AUKURAS

Artistic Director and Conductor ALFONSAS VILDŽIŪNAS
Soloists:
SIMONA LIAMO (soprano), RENATA DUBINSKAITĖ (mezzo-soprano), BALYS VAITKUS (organ)

 

Programme:

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH – Orchestral suite No. 1 in C major, BWV 1066; Cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten (Wedding Cantata), BWV 202; Fantasia for organ in G major, BWV 572
ANTONIO VIVALDI – Cantata Nisi Dominus (Psalm No. 126), RV 608; Gloria for soprano, mezzo-soprano, choir and orchestra, RV 589

 

 

Saturday 27 July, 8 pm, at Juodkrantė Evangelical Lutheran Church

Sunday 28 July, 8 pm, at Nida Evangelical Lutheran Church

Programme 2 "W. A. Mozart and Salzburg"


Performers:

Festival orchestra MUSICA HUMANA

Artistic Director and Conductor ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA

Soloists: SIMONA LIAMO (soprano), ULA ČAPLIKAITĖ (flute)

Programame:

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART – Divertimento in F major, KV 138 (Salzburg Symphony No. 3); Concerto for flute and orchestra in D major, KV 314/285d; Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, KV 22; Zerlina aria from the opera Don Giovanni; Pamina aria from the opera Die Zauberflöte; Despina aria from the opera Così fan tutte; Divertimento in D-dur, KV 136 (Salzburg Symphony No. 1); March from the opera Mitridate, re di Ponto, KV 87

 

 

Wednesday 31 July, 8 pm, at Juodkrantė Evangelical Lutheran Church

Thursday 1 August, 8 pm, at Nida Evangelical Lutheran Church

Programme 3 "Ancestors' Letters" (dedicated to the 600th anniversary of the Christianisation of Samogitia)


Performers:

Festival orchestra MUSICA HUMANA

Artistic Director and Conductor ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA

Soloists:
REGINA MACIŪTĖ, NELĖ KOVALENKAITĖ (sopranos); DANIELIUS SADAUSKAS (baritone), ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA (flute), ROBERTAS BEINARIS (oboe), BALYS VAITKUS (organ)


Programme:

MARTYNAS Mažvydas – Hymns from Catechismus, arr. for voice and organ by Kristina Vasiliauskaitė: Tas est Dieva prisakymas (This is the behest of God); Giesme ape Berneli Jesu (Song about Infant Jesus); Christau Dena essi ir shwesibe (Christ, you are daylight and grace)

VAIDA STRIAUPAITĖ-BEINARIENĖ – Ancestor’s Letters for soprano, oboe, cor anglais, organ and strings

17th c. ANONYMOUS – Dance suite Musica Antiqua Vilnensis: Canzona; Chorea; Ricercar; Danza; Trio; Saltarella

BRONIUS Kutavičius – Kampf der Bäume for soprano, flute, oboe, cello, harpsichord and organ (text by Taliesin and Llywarch)

MIKALOJUS KONSTANTINAS ČIURLIONIS – Five preludes for strings: Grave; Tranquillo; Andante; Con moto; Lento

OSVALDAS BALAKAUSKAS – Impresonata for flute and piano

ALGIRDAS Martinaitis – Cantus ad futurum for two sopranos, flute, oboe, cello, harpsichord and organ (text by Algirdas Martinaitis)

 

 

Saturday 3 August, 8 pm, at Juodkrantė Evangelical Lutheran Church

Sunday 4 August, 8 pm, at Nida Evangelical Lutheran Church

Ppogramme 4 "W. A. Mozart and Prague"


Performers:

Festival orchestra MUSICA HUMANA

Artistic Director and Conductor ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA

Soloists: MINDAUGAS ZIMKUS (tenor); ROBERTAS BEINARIS (oboe); KAROLINA BEINARYTĖ (violin); GERTRŪDA BEINARYTĖ, RIČARDAS VYTAS (violas); RAIMONDAS JASIUKAITIS (cello)


Programme:

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART – Quartet for oboe, violin, viola and cello in F major, KV 370; Divertimento in B flat major, KV 137 (Salzburg Symphony No. 2); Belmonte aria from the opera Die Entführung aus dem Serail; Don Ottavio aria from the opera Don Giovanni; Sinfonia concertante for violin, viola and orchestra in E flat major, KV 364; Tamino aria from the opera Die Zauberflöte; Don Ottavio aria from the opera Don Giovanni; Allegro from the Serenade for strings in G major, No. 13 (Eine kleine Nachtmusik), KV 525

 

 

Wednesday 7 August, 8 pm, at Juodkrantė Evangelical Lutheran Church

Thursday 8 August, 8 pm, at Nida Evangelical Lutheran Church

Programme 5 "Sturm und Drang. J. S. Bach and His Sons"


Performers:

Festival orchestra MUSICA HUMANA

Artistic Director and Conductor ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA

Soloists: JULIJA STUPNIANEK (soprano); STEIN SKJERVOLD (baritone); ONA JONAITYTĖ, ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA (flutes); ROBERTAS BEINARIS (oboe); BALYS VAITKUS (organ)


Programme:

JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH – Quintet for flute, oboe, violin, viola and basso continuo in D major, Op. 11/6

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH – Cantata Mer hahn en neue Oberkeet (Peasant Cantata), BWV 212,

Part 1

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH – Two organ chorales (from the Leipzig manuscript): An Wasserflüssen Babylon, BWV 653; Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr, BWV 663

CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH – Concerto for flute and strings in D minor, Wg 22

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH – Cantata Mer hahn en neue Oberkeet (Peasant Cantata), BWV 212, Part 2

                   

 

Saturday 10 August, 8 pm, at Juodkrantė Evangelical Lutheran Church
Sunday 11 August, 8 pm, at Nida Evangelical Lutheran Church

Programme 6 "Royal Court Music of Versailles“


Performers:

Festival orchestra MUSICA HUMANA

Artistic Director and Conductor ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA

Ensemble DUO BAROCCO: RENATA DUBINSKAITĖ, SAULĖ ŠERYTĖ (mezzo-sopranos)

Soloists: ONA JONAITYTĖ, ULA ČAPLIKAITĖ (flutes)

 

Programme:

JEAN-BAPTISTE LULLY – Excerpts from the comédie-ballet Le Bourgeois gentilhomme, LWV 43 (after the comedy by Jean-Baptiste Molière)

JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU – Two arias from the opera Dardanus

MICHEL BLAVET – Concerto in A minor for flute, strings and basso continuo

JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU – Suite for flute, oboe, strings and basso continuo from the opera Les fêtes d'Hébé

JEAN-BAPTISTE LULLY – Duo des Naϊades “Vous qui croyez l’amour une faiblesse” from the opera Acis et Galatée

MARC-ANTOINE CHARPENTIER – Médée’s aria “Quel prix de mon amour” from the opera Médée

JEAN-BAPTISTE LULLY – Armide’s aria “Venez, venez, Haine implacable” from the opera Armide

FRANÇOIS DEVIENNE – Symphonie Concertante for two flutes and orchestra in G major, Op. 76

FRANÇOIS Couperin – Duet “Victoria, Victoria”

 

 

Thursday 15 August, 7 pm, Nida Holy Virgin Mary Church of Christian Aid
Closing concert "J. S. Bach and A. Vivaldi" (Programme 7)


Performers:

Festival orchestra MUSICA HUMANA

Artistic Director and Conductor ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA
State choir VILNIUS

Artistic Director and Conductor POVILAS GYLYS

Soloists: SIMONA LIAMO (soprano); RENATA DUBINSKAITĖ, SAULĖ ŠERYTĖ (mezzo-sopranos); IGNAS MISIŪRA (bass); MACHIKO TAKAHASHI, ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA (flutes); BALYS VAITKUS (organ)


Programme:

ANTONIO VIVALDI – Concerto in C major for two flutes, strings and basso continuo, RV 533

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH – Passacaglia for organ in C minor, BWV 582

ANTONIO VIVALDI – Cantata Cessate, omai cessate, RV 684

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH – Cantata Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147

 


 

Venues:

Juodkrantė Evangelical Lutheran Church, L. Rėzos g. 56, Juodkrantė

Nida Holy Virgin Mary Church of Christian Aid, Taikos g. 17, Nida

Nida Evangelical Lutheran Church, Pamario g. 43, Nida

 

Tickets:

to the opening concert – Lt40; to all remaining concerts – Lt30.

Tickets can be purchased in person at the venues, one hour prior to the start of a performance taking place that day (no fee per transaction), and online at www.bilietai.lt (service charges apply). Discounts are available for all festival's events.

 

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