One of the best known collectives of our country and an ambassador of Lithuanian culture abroad, the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra (LCO) is preparing for another tour abroad. On November 3rd – 6th the orchestra and its artistic director, soloist and conductor Sergei Krylov (violin) together with the famous Lithuanian percussion ensemble Giunter Percussions are going on tour to Italy.
Badge of Honour “Carry your Light and Believe” of the Ministry of Culture of Lithuania Awarded to Professor Algirdas Vizgirda
On October 15th, a badge of honour “Carry your Light and Believe” of the Ministry of Culture of Lithuania was awarded to flute player Algirdas Vizgirda – a laureate of the Lithuanian National Culture Prize, one of the founders and present artistic director and conductor of the Musica Humana Chamber Ensemble and a Professor at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. Maestro was awarded with this highest award of the Ministry of Culture for the ideas and initiatives contributed to Lithuanian culture and for a personal stance and responsibility in building a cultural and spiritual environment.
Wishing to thank for the 40 years of successful creative activity, on October 15th, Wednesday, a musical offering will be presented by the chamber music ensemble Musica Humana, led by its artistic director Algirdas Vizgirda and Šiauliai State Choir Polifonija, headed by Tomas Ambrozaitis.