On October 30, the EPCC under Paul Hillier gives a concert in Gaida festival in St Catherine Church in Vilnius. The programme consists of compositions by Arvo Pärt, as “Magnificat”, “Dopo la vittoria”, “Da pacem” etc, Toivo Tulev’s “Rejoice!” and the premiere of “Aquarelle” by Lithuanian composer Juste Janulyte.
GAIDA is the biggest and most renowned festival of contemporary music in Lithuania. Held in Vilnius every year since 1991, it is one of the most important forums of new music in Central and Eastern Europe. In the last ten years the festival has become a prestigious event not only for audiences from Vilnius and Lithuania but also for foreign audiences, who in the past five years have attended the festival concerts in increasingly large numbers.
Additional information: www.vilniusfestivals.lt