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Opening of the 5th International J. S. Bach Music Festival

Opening of the 5th International J. S. Bach Music Festival

To mark the 330th birth anniversary of J. S. Bach
2015 March 12, Thursday, 19.00
Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania , Vilnius
Performers
VILNIUS State Choir
Artistic Director and Chief Conductor POVILAS GYLYS
Soloists:
AISTĖ ŠIRVINSKAITĖ (soprano)
VILIJA MIKŠTAITĖ (mezzo-soprano)
MINDAUGAS ZIMKUS (tenor)
STEIN SKJERVOLD (baritone-bass)
The Festival’s Artistic Director and Chief Conductor ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA
BALYS VAITKUS (positive organ)
Programme
Opening of the 5th International J. S. Bach Music Festival

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH – Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major, BWV 1046
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH – Cantata „Ich habe genug“, BWV 82
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH – Sinfonia from Cantata Geist und Seele wird verwirret, BWV 35
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH – Magnificat in D major, BWV 243

According to Prof. Algirdas Vizgirda, the initiator and artistic director of the 5th International J.S. Bach Music Festival, recipient of the Lithuanian National Culture and Art Prize, J.S. Bach’s music communicates universally important and ever relevant issues, residing in the depths of every human being, and triggers faith, hope, love and compassion in our hearts.

The festival’s opening concert programs the baroque genius’ Brandenburg Concerto No 1, cantatas and Magnificat for choir, soloists and orchestra.

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