J. S. Bach Music Festival in Vilnius

J.S.Bach Music Festival in Vilnius is an annual event celebrating artistic inspiration, providing the stage for exciting initiatives and featuring conceptually compelling programmes, with particular focus on the music of the great German composer. Under the artistic direction of Prof. Algirdas Vizgirda, flutist and artistic director of the Musica Humana ensemble, over a few years J.S.Bach Music Week has grown into an international J.S.Bach Music Festival, attracting audiences to the spectacular venues in Vilnius Old Town and inviting distinguished musicians renowned for their broad approach to the repertoire they perform. The first edition of the festival was held in March-April 2007. After ashort break, the festival resumed in 2009.

 

Programme 1

March 8, Sunday, 18.00
Vilnius Evangelical Lutheran Church

Performers:

MUSICA HUMANAChamber Ensemble

Artistic Director and Conductor ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA

Šiauliai State Chamber Choir POLIFONIJA

Artistic Director GEDIMINAS RAMANAUSKAS

Soloists:

VIKTORIJA STANELYTĖ (soprano)

VILIJA MIKŠTAITĖ (mezzo-soprano)

MINDAUGAS ZIMKUS (tenor)

NERIJUS MASEVIČIUS (bass)

BALYS VAITKUS (organ)

Programme:

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069

Prelude and Fugue in D minor for organ, BWV 539

Magnificat in D major, BWV 243

 

Programme 2

March 15, Sunday, 16.00
Museum of Applied Art

Performers:

HIPOCHONDRIA Early Music Ensemble (The Czech Republic)

Artistic director JAN HADEK

Soloist PAVLA ŠTĚPNIČKOVÁ-JANDOVÁ (soprano)

Programme:

VÁCLAV VODIČKA – Sinfonia in C for strings and basso continuo

CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH – Concerto for harpsichord and sringsin D

JAN DISMAS ZELENKA – Lamentatio II ("Die Veneris sancto") for stringsand basso continuo

JIŘÍ ANTONÍN BENDA – Sonata for two violins and harpsichord

JOHANN ADOLPH HASSE – Salve Regina in A for viola, strings and basso continuo

FRANTIŠEK BENDA – Sinfonia in B flat major for strings andbasso continuo

 

Programme 3

March 22, Sunday, 18.00
Vilnius Evangelical Lutheran Church

Performers:

MUSICA HUMANAChamber Ensemble

Artistic Director and Conductor ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA

Vilnius Municipality Choir JAUNA MUZIKA

Artistic Director and Conductor VACLOVAS AUGUSTINAS

Soloists:

JOHANNES GEFFERT (vargonai, Vokietija)

ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA (fleita)

Programme:

CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH – Sonata in A minor for flute solo

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH – Works for organ

CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH – Sonata in G minor for flute solo

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH – Two motets for choir and instrumental ensemble

 

Programme 4

March 29, Sunday, 18.00
Vilnius Evangelical Lutheran Church

Performers:

MUSICA HUMANAChamber Ensemble

Artistic Director and Conductor ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA

Soloists:

RAMINTA VAICEKAUSKAITĖ (soprano)

CHARLES HUMPHRIES (countertenor, UK)

IGNAS MISIŪRA (bass-baritone)

ARVYDAS BARZINSKAS (trumpet)

 Programme:

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

Sinfonia from the Cantata No. 35 Geist und Seele wird verwirret, BWV 35

Cantata for soprano, trumpet and strings Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51

Cantatafor bass and basso continuo Amore Traditore, BWV 203

Sinfonia from the Cantata No. 21 Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis, BWV 21

Cantata No. 54 Widerstehe doch der Sünde, BWV 54

 

Programme 5

April 13, Monday, 18.00
Vilnius Evangelical Lutheran Church

Performers:

MUSICA HUMANA Chamber Ensemble

Artistic Director and Conductor ALGIRDAS VIZGIRDA

JAUNA MUZIKA Choir of Vilnius Municipality

Artistic Director and Conductor VACLOVAS AUGUSTINAS

Soloists:

RAIMINTA VAICEKAUSKAITĖ (soprano)

CHARLES HUMPHRIES (counter tenor, UK)

MINDAUGAS ZIMKUS (tenor)

IGNAS MISIŪRA (bass-baritone)

ILONA GIRDŽIŪNAITĖ (violin)

KAROLINA BEINARYTĖ (violin)

 Programme:

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH – Concerto for two violins, strings andbasso continuo in D minor, BWV 1043; Easter Oratorio, BWV 249

 

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