Project Concerts in Kintai and Kedainiai
Project “Past and present music in a dialogue between Lithuania and Iceland” together with EEA Norway Grants part – concerts in small regions of Lithuania – Kintai and Kedainiai. In thsese towns Lithuanian and Icelandic artists will perform.
Outstanding performances by New Ideas Chamber Orchestra NICO (Lithuania) and string quartet Skark (Iceland) will take place in Kintai – July 10, 8 pm., Great Church and in Kedainiai – July 11, 4 pm., Multicultural centre.
Four professional musicians are the members of Icelandic quartet Skark. They not even perform the music but are composers as well. The quartet actively participate in various artistic and social projects, collaborate with other artists from different fields.
The performances of New Ideas Chamber Orchestra NICO are conceptual, based by visuality and minimal choreography. This year, the ensemble had their debut in prestigious concert hall – Gewandhaus, Leipcig. Together with MDR orchestra, NICO performed Gediminas Gelgotas symphony “Extracultural”.
In the repertoire of NICO and Skark predominate modern minimal music as well as their own music. During the concerts in Kintai and Kedainiai, both ensembles will perform a special musical programme. Contemporary music and a piece of Wolf Ebann – a jewish composer from the 19th century – and old traditional Icelandic music will be heard in the concerts. All the audience is welcome in our concerts but children from social risk groups are most waited. They will have a chance to feel the positive effect of high class music.
Entrance is free.