Calendar of events

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Patron of the Festival – Minister of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania Šarūnas Birutis

Art Director of the Festival – The Laureate of Lithuanian National Prize, conductor Robertas Šervenikas

Organizer of the Festival – Šiauliai "Aušros" museum

 

July 6, 3.00 p.m.

OPENING CONCERT OF THE FESTIVAL. "ONE HOMELAND – LITHUANIA"
Traditional romanticism and modernism in Lithuanian creators' compositions

Festive concert dedicated to State Day (Coronation of King Mindaugas of Lithuania)

Šiauliai Chamber Orchestra (Art Director Jonas Janulevičius)
Šiauliai State Chamber Choir "Polifonija" (Art Director Tomas Ambrozaitis)
Rūta Lipinaitytė (violin), Laimis Vilkončius (vocal, grand piano), Vytautas Giedraitis (clarinet)
Conductor Robertas Šervenikas

The concert will be performed at Chaimas Frenkelis villa's park. Duration – 1h. 20 min.
The concert is free.

 

July 9, 10.00 p.m.
COMPOSITIONS OF SILENT FILM AND MUSIC "SAFETY LAST"
Unique improvisations by international jazz group in the background of one of the funniest silent film comedies

Dave Allen (guitar, USA), Arkadijus Gotesmanas (percussion), Kęstutis Vaiginis (saxophone)
Comedy "Safety Last" (1923, USA)
Acting: Harold Lloyd (1893– 1971), Mildred Davis (1901– 1969), Bill Strother (1896– 1957), Noah Young (1887– 1958), Westcott Clarke (1886– 1959)

The event will take place at Chaimas Frenkelis villa's park. Duration – 1 h.15 min.
Ticket price – 7 EUR

 

July 16, 7.00 p.m.
"LINAS' PUPPETS" THEATRE PLAY
"LITHUANIAN FAIRY-TALE ABOUT THREE SISTERS"
Intriguing and elegant puppet play for children and all family on the motives of Lithuanian folk tale

Actor, Director, singer, and idea promoter Linas Zubė
Composer Algirdas Zigmantas

The play will take place at Chaimas Frenkelis villa. Duration – 45 min.
Ticket price: children under 12 years old – free, adults – 4 EUR

 

July 23, 7.00 p.m.
IMPROVIZATIONS OF WORD AND MUSIC "THE GARDENS OF SILENCE"
On the motives of modern Lithuanian poetry

Birutė Mar (actress), Egidijus Ališauskas (hornpipe), Valdas Narkevičius (guitar)
Script writer and Director Birutė Mar, Sound Director Valdas Narkevičius

The play will take place at Chaimas Frenkelis villa. Duration – 1 h.
Ticket price – 7 EUR and 8 EUR

 

August 5, 7.00 p.m.

MUSICAL LANDSCAPE OF GEORGIA
ENSEMBLE "CHVENEBUREBI" (GEORGIA)
Traditional songs and dances of Georgia

George Gobejishvili (Art Director, vocal, folk instruments), Solomon Gobejishvili (Director, vocal, folk instruments), George Sakhokia (vocal, folk instruments, dance), Bachuki Mukbaniani (vocal, dance), David Zurabiani (vocal, folk instruments, dance), Vladimer Chaladze (vocal, folk instruments, dance)

The concert will take place at Chaimas Frenkelis villa's park. Duration – 1 h. 20 min.
Ticket price – 8 EUR, with discount – 7 EUR*

 

August 13, 7.00 p.m.
SOUL MUSIC – FADO – PORTUGUESE JEWEL
Unforgettable Portuguese melodies

Mara Pedro (vocal), Mário Henriques (Portuguese guitar), Bruno Brás (fado guitar)

The concert will take place at Chaimas Frenkelis villa's park. Duration – 1 h. 20 min.
Ticket price – 8 EUR, with discount – 7 EUR*

 

PREMIERE!
August 19, 7.00 p.m.
THEATRICAL STORIES ACCORDING TO E. T. A. HOFFMANN'S FAIRY TALE "THE NUTTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING" AND M. MUSSORGSKY'S SUITE "PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION"

Incredible or, perhaps, fictional stories of music and word for the whole family

Rolandas Kazlas (pageant author, Director, and actor)
Instrumental ensemble: Justas Šervenikas (grand piano), Andrius Rekašius (percussion), Rimvydas Savickas (clarinet), Paulius Gefenas (flute), Rokas Vaitkevičius (cello), Agnė Cinauskaitė (viola)

The play will take place at Chaimas Frenkelis villa's park. Duration – 1 h. 30 min.
Ticket price – 8 EUR, with discount – 7 EUR*

 

August 26, 7.00 p.m.
CLOSING OF THE FESTIVAL. MUSIC PERFORMANCE "OPERETTA OTHERWISE"

Funny, adventurous, emotional music of the 19th century, with witty dialogues and arias

Liudas Mikalauskas (bass), Egidijus Bavikinas (tenor), Eglė Janauskaitė (flute)
Representative Wind Orchestra of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Lithuania
Art Director and conductor Egidijus Miknius

The concert will take place at Chaimas Frenkelis villa's park. Duration - 1h. 30 min.
Ticket price – 8 EUR, with discount – 7 EUR*

 

July 6 – September 27
ALGIMANTAS ŠLAPIKAS' EXHIBITION OF METAL AND GRANITE SCULPTURES

The exhibition is displayed at Chaimas Frenkelis villa's park.

 

Introducer of Events – Raimonda Sližienė.

The events will take place at Chaimas Frenkelis Villa and its park of Šiauliai Aušros Museum (Vilniaus St. 74, Šiauliai, Lithuania).

Tickets are available at "Ticket Market" offices and Chaimas Frenkelis Villa booking-office.

Chaimas Frenkelis Villa Restaurant will offer its services during the Festival events.

*Discounts are given to schoolchildren, students, the senior, and the disabled. Admission for children under 6 years old, not occupying a seat, is free.

Information:
tel. +370 41 43 36 80,
+370 41 52 43 89,
info@ausrosmuziejus.lt,
www.ausrosmuziejus.lt

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