Afternoon Recitals

The series of afternoon recitals offers a choice collection of chamber music for curious and discriminating listeners. In these delectable performances we will explore the possibilities of the cello, both historical and modern, and experience the broadest possible array of different emotions.

Monday
Tribute to composer Anatolijus Šenderovas
5 pm, Courtyard of the hotel “Euterpė“
Pages from the Forgotten Book
A keynote bymusicologist Kamilė Rupeikaitė
* Presented in Lithuanian.
Rafailas Karpis (tenor)
Klaipėda Chamber Orchestra
Artistic Director Mindaugas Bačkus
Programme: Anatolijus Šenderovas, From the Forgotten Book…

Tuesday 
Pablo Casals International Award Winners’ Concert
5 pm, Pranas Domšaitis Gallery
Johannes Gray (cello, USA), Carla Conangla Oliveras(cello, Spain), Jonė Punytė (piano)
Programme: Gaspar Cassadó, Enrique Granados, Claude Debussy, Pau Casals, Isaac Albéniz, Manuel de Falla

Wednesday
The one and only: Vivaldi
5 pm, Chapel of St Francis of Assisi
Bruno Cocset (cello, France), Roel Dieltiens (cello, Belgium), Richard Myron (double bass, France), Maude Gratton (harpsichord, France)
Programme : Antonio Vivaldi

Thursday
Ecce cello
5 pm, Klaipėda Culture Communication Centre
Music and multimedia performance
Music, video and idea by David Fernández (cello, Spain–Germany)

Friday 
The Recital of Martti Rousi

5 pm, Concert Hall of the Klaipėda Faculty of the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
Martti Rousi (cello, Finland), Lelde Tirele (piano, Latvia)
Programme: Jean Sibelius, Manuel de Falla, Alisson Kruusmaa, Sergei Rachmaninov

Saturday 
The one and only: Britten
5 pm, Prince Frederick Chamber (Postern) of the Klaipėda Castle Museum
Alexander Ramm (cello, Russia)
Programme: Benjamin Britten, Suites for solo cello