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EVENTS

2012-05-16 -- 2012-05-20

DRUSKOMANIJA 2012


 

Vilnius, Druskininkai, Liškiava

 

PROGRAMME

 

 

Wednesday 16 May

19:00 National Gallery of Art (Konstitucijos av. 22, Vilnius)

Cactus Blossom

 

St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra (artistic director and conductor Donatas Katkus)
Conductors: Mantas Jauniškis, Karolis Variakojis
***
Works by Lituanian Academy of Music and Theatre composition graduates, the music of Lithuanian composer O. Balakauskas (75th anniversary)

Osvaldas Balakauskas. Dance Suite (1964)
Osvaldas Balakauskas. Adagio cantabile (2011)
Aistė Vaitkevičiūtė. Kvapai ir spalvos. Trykšta, blėsta, sklaidos… (2012)
Justina Repečkaitė. Chartres (2012)
Julius Aglinskas. Σφαιρογραφία (2012)
Artūras Mikoliūnas. Boružių piemuo (2012)
Denis Grockij. Urban Suite (2011)


 

Thursday 17 May

19:00 M. K. Čiurlionis House (Savičiaus st. 11, Vilnius)

Sound Room


Curious Chamber Players (Sweden): Hannah Wettermark (flute), Anna Christensson (piano), Karin Hellqvist (violin), Malin Bång (sound objects)
***
Sound Experiments from Kansas City to Tokyo via Stockholm

Darien Brito (Ecuador). From Other Moments (2012)
Lorenzo Troiani (Italy). Saturnalia (2012)
Nick Omiccioli (USA). Invisible Worlds (2010)
Michiko Fukazawa (Japan). Berceuse (2011)
Rei Munakata (Japan/Sweden). Nocturnal Altitude (2011)
Hanna Hartman (Sweden). Borderlines (2009)
Malin Bång (Sweden). Hyperoxic (2011)

 

 

Friday 18 May

21:00 Restaurant-Music Club Druskininkų Kolonada (V. Kudirkos st. 22, Druskininkai)
ELECTROmania

Yumi Hara Cawkwell (composer-performer, Japan/UK) and Guy Harries (composer-performer, UK)
Diissc Orchestra: Martynas Bialobžeskis, Antanas Jasenka, Vytautas V. Jurgutis, Jonas Jurkūnas
***
Sound and live art performances, experimental electronics

 

 

Saturday 19 May

10:00–18:00 Yard of the M. K. Čiurlionis Memorial Museum  (M. K. Čiurlionio st. 35, Druskininkai)
Sound, oh Stone, Sound

R&R Electronics: Rūta Vitkauskaitė, Rita Mačiliūnaitė (composers-performers)
***
Sound installation

 

12:00–17:00 Sofa Art Gallery (Vilniaus av. 10, Druskininkai)
The Portrait


Line Tjørnhøj (composer, Denmark), Signe Klejs (digital media artist, Denmark), Birgitte Stampe Holst (anthropologist, Denmark)
***
Interactive audio-visual installation

 

12:00 Hotel Regina Restaurant (T. Kosciuškos st. 3, Druskininkai)
Day Break

Claviola: Ugnė Antanavičiūtė (piano), Jurgis Juozapaitis (viola), Vytautas Giedraitis (clarinet)
***
European chamber pieces and music from the Pacific coast

Liauda Vaitkūnaitė. Litanijos auštant (2012)
Vytautas Germanavičius. Vijos-Gijos (2012)
Rita Mačiliūnaitė. Kōan (2012)
Dionysis Boukoulas (Greece). Sunbeams (2012)
Jakub Polaczyk (Poland). al F.e. (2012)
Angelique Poteat (USA). Reflections on a Summer (2008)
Jean Francaix (France). Three movements from the Trio for clarinet, viola and piano (1991)

 

15:00 Holy Virgin Mary Scapular Church (Vilniaus av. 1, Druskininkai)
Cactus Blossom


St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra (artistic director and conductor Donatas Katkus)
Conductors: Mantas Jauniškis, Karolis Variakojis
***
Works ny Lituanian Academy of Music and Theatre composition graduates, the music of Lithuanian composer O. Balakauskas (75th anniversary)

Osvaldas Balakauskas. Dance Suite (1964)
Osvaldas Balakauskas. Adagio cantabile (2011)
Aistė Vaitkevičiūtė. Kvapai ir spalvos. Trykšta, blėsta, sklaidos… (2012)
Justina Repečkaitė. Chartres (2012)
Julius Aglinskas. Σφαιρογραφία (2012)
Artūras Mikoliūnas. Boružių piemuo (2012)
Denis Grockij. Urban Suite (2011)

 

18:00 Dainava Sanatorium, Aušrinė Hall (Maironio st. 22, Druskininkai)
Cake and Conversation

A conversation between Laimutė Ligeikaitė and composer Bronius Kutavičius on the occasion of his 80th anniversary

 

19:00, Dainava Sanatorium, Aušrinė Hall (Maironio st. 22, Druskininkai)
Wild Bird


No Future: Rita Mačiliūnaitė (voice), Toma Bandzaitytė (violin), Tomas Bieliauskas (oboe), Marija Grikevičiūtė (piano), Lukrecija Petkutė (piano)
***
A vision to Lithuanian music 80th anniversary of Bronius Kutavičius

Bronius Kutavičius. Two Birds in the Shade of the Woods (1978)
Dalia Raudonikytė. The sea and us (2012)
Vidmantas Bartulis. A year with Bronius and Sigitas (I, IV, VII, IX, XI, XII) (2012)
Justina Šikšnelytė. Bike Trip (2012)
Neil Luck (UK). Foke Music (2012)
Linas Paulauskis. From the middle of the Earth (2012)
Bronius Kutavičius. Little Boat of Gilija (2000)

 

22:00 Restaurant-Music Club Druskininkų Kolonada (V. Kudirkos st. 22, Druskininkai)
Free


VolumeTEARS: Jekaterina Pranevič (voice), Anna Polukord (guitar, voice)
Sheep Got Waxed: Simonas Sipavičius (saxophone), Paulius Vaškas (guitar), Adas Gecevičius (percussion)
***
Jazz, R & B, soul and indie musical pendulum with hectic improvisations, followed by afterparty with DJ Plentas (aka Benas Buivydas)

 

 

Sunday 20 May

12:00, Hotel Regina Restaurant (T. Kosciuškos st. 3, Druskininkai)
Bird Songs


Julija Karaliūnaitė (soprano) and George Holloway (piano, UK)
***
British and Lithuanian mini-genres, the avant-garde songs of John Cage

George Holloway (UK). Bird Songs (2007–9)
Gediminas Gelgotas. To the Skies (2008)
John Cage (USA). The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs (1942)
John Cage (USA). A Flower (1950)
John Cage (USA). Nowth  Upon Nacht (1980)
Rūta Vitkauskaitė. Extravagance (2011)
Michael Finnissy (UK).  Song No. 15 (1969)

 

15:00 Liškiava Holy Trinity Church
Auletics


Lithuanian Oboe Quintet: Robertas Beinaris (oboe, Artistic Director), Tomas Bieliauskas (oboe), Eugenijus Paškevičius (oboe d’amore), Petras Kuraitis (english horn), Arūnas Zujus (bassoon)
***
Works commissioned by the festival and quintet, contemporary pieces by Lithuanian composers for quintet

Vladas Švedas. Gentle Touch of a Sea Wave (mvts. I and III) (2010)
Nikolet Burzyńska (Poland). Spinning (2011)
Cristiano Melli (Brazil). Os Esplendores do Oriente (2011)
Vaida Striaupaitė-Beinarienė. Mosaic No. 1 for oboe solo (2002)
Loreta Narvilaitė. Your Eyelashed Touch the Lips of My Memories (2002)
Jakub Polaczyk (Poland). The King and Knights (2011)
George Holloway (UK). Druskininkanonas to Rytis Mažulis (2011)
Algirdas Brilius. Offertorium (2010)

 

18:30 Restaurant-Music Club Druskininkų Kolonada (V. Kudirkos st. 22, Druskininkai)
Glucose


Brasspalvos: Tadas Česnauskas (trumpet), Linas Balčiūnas (trumpet), Indrė Krikščiūnaitė (french horn), Valentas Marozas (trombone), Mindaugas Rarivanas (tuba)
***
Popular and entertaining pieces for the closing of the festival

 

 

Admission to all events is free of charge.

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