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Award Ceremony and Winners’ Concert of the 2nd International Klaipėda Cello Competition

May 10
1 h 15 min–1 h 30 min
Nemokamai
Start of the Event: 7 pm
Place of the event: Klaipėda Concert Hall
Klaipėda Chamber Orchestra
Artistic Director Mindaugas Bačkus
Conductor Martynas Staškus
Announcer of the  concert Rasa Murauskaitė
Programme: Joseph Haydn, Edward Elgar, Robert Schumann, Piotr Tchaikovsky, a. o.


This concert honours the winners of the 2ns International Klaipėda Cello Competition. The cellists will be awarded prizes during the award ceremony, followed by a gala, in which they will appear with the Klaipėda Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Martynas Staškus. Besides conducting opera and ballet productions at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre, he has a long-term working experience with youth orchestras, such as the National M. K. Čiurlionis School or Arts Symphony Orchestra and the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre Symphony Orchestra.
 
The programme features cello concertos by Edward Elgar, Robert Schumann and other concertante works for cello from the golden treasury of classical music.