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Orchestral Series

Orchestral Series

2007 October 13, Saturday, 19.00
National Philharmonic Hall, Vilnius
Orchestral Series




Soloist LIDIA BAICH (violin, Austria)


BENJAMIN BRITTEN – “Four Sea Interludes” from the opera “Peter Grimes”

SERGEJ PROKOFJEV – Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 1 in D major, Op. 19


JOHANNES BRAHMS – Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73



Professor Eugenijus Paulauskas, a remarkable first violin of the former Lithuanian String Quartet, is one of the most distinguished Lithuanian instrumentalists. His solo performances have won public and critical acclaim both at home and away. Moreover, Maestro has educated several generations of Lithuanian violinists and chamber musicians.

This programme of the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra is presented in collaboration with the British conductor Justin Brown who has been Music Director of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra for the season 2006/2007. He has worked with numerous orchestras throughout the UK, France and Scandinavia and his work in opera has included performances at the English National Opera, Scottish Opera, Lisbon’s Teatro San Carlo, and the opera houses of Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Nantes and Oslo. He is also active as a pianist, performing concertos and chamber music recitals across two continents.

Violinist Lidia Baich has won first prizes in a number of national and international competitions. In 1998, she won Grand Prix d’Eurovision. Lord Yehudi Menuhin, head of the international jury, presented her with the title of “European Musician of the Year.” Today she performs with the world’s leading orchestras and conductors at all major concert halls in Europe, the US and Japan. She has appeared at international festivals, including Wiener Festwochen, Haydn Festival in Eisenstadt and Salzburg Festival. Baich’s previous collaboration with the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra was the performance of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in October 2003.

Tickets: Lt20, Lt30, Lt 50, Lt70

Tickets are subject to availability at the Box Office.


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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