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Festive gala concert

Festive gala concert

2018 December 15, Saturday, 19.00
Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall, Vilnius

Organised by VšĮ „Music mills“ in collaboration with Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society

(artistic director and principal conductor Modestas Pitrėnas)
SERGEJS JĒGERS (countertenor)

Works by Giuseppe Verdi, Georg Friedrich Händel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giovanni Battista Martini, Antonio Lotti, Jacques Offenbach, Christoph Willibald Gluck, etc.

It has become a nice tradition for opera soloist Nomeda Kazlaus to welcome the audience to a gala concert in December. Being the seventh edition, this year’s concert programs various opera arias, duets and overtures where the Lithuanian prima donna teams up with Sergejs Jēgers, one of today’s leading Latvian countertenors, who served as a guest lector in Nomeda Kazlaus’ Summer Academy of Vocal and Acting Techniques 2018 in Palanga.

The owner of a unique voice, Sergejs Jēgers is a prize-winner of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition. Moreover, he is widely known for his charity work. Since 2009, he has been teaching at Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music. His intensive concert itineraries include Latvian and international engagements. With various orchestras he has recorded many a noteworthy CD. In 2018, Jēgers was decorated with the Order of the Three Stars, Latvia’s highest award.

Opera prima donna Nomeda Kazlaus, a winner of four international competitions, is regularly invited to perform in prestigious European theatres and concert halls, participates in international projects, hosts TV program The Ringing Worlds with Nomeda Kazlaus in which she confers with such celebrities of music world as Montserrat Caballe, Christoph Eschenbach, Sarah Brightman, Dmitri Hvorostovski, Krzysztof Penderecki, Andrea Bocelli, Jean Michel Jare and others. She also is a vocal teacher, as well as a jury member of various international competitions.

The soloists and the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra will be led by Kazlaus’ faithful concert partner Constantine Orbelian, a master of the baton who has many times shared the stage with such opera stars as Renee Fleming, Ana Netrebko and late Dmitri Hvorostovsky.  

Ticket prices
45, 65, 85 Eur

Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society

Address: Aušros vartų st. 5, LT-01304 Vilnius, Lietuva
Contact: tel. +370 5 266 52 10, fax. +370 5 266 52 66

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