Night Concerts

Finish off each eventful day of the festival by listening to the subtle sounds of Baroque and jazz, popular and folk music, in the performances of virtuoso cellists from around the world alongside their fellow musicians from other instrumental or voice departments.

Monday
World music programme
9.30 pm 
“Raketa” Club
BSM Trio: Mindaugas Bačkus (cello), Raimondas Sviackevičius (accordion), Vytautas Mikeliūnas (violin)
Programme: improvisations inspired by traditional music of Middle Eastern peoples

Tuesday
Piazzolla–An Authentic Story
9.30 pm, Klaipėda Concert Hall
ArgEnTango: Analia Selis (voice, Argentina), Mariano Castro (piano, Argentina), Omar Massa (bandoneon, Argentina), Răzvan Suma (cello, Romania), Rafael Butaru (violin, Romania)
Programme: music by Ástor Piazzolla in the arrangements of Mariano Castro

Wednesday
Predecessors of the Cello
9.30 pm, Chapel of St Francis of Assisi
Les Basses Réunies (France): Bruno Cocset (tenor and bass viols), Guido Balestracci (viols), Richard Myron (violone), Maude Gratton (organ and harpsichord)
Programme: Arcangelo Corelli, Domenico Gabrielli, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Diego Ortiz, Antonio De Cabezón

Thursday
Canto ostinato
9.30 pm, Eastern Curtain Wall Hall of the Klaipėda Castle Museum
International Klaipėda Cello Octet: Andrzej Bauer (Poland), Boris Andrianov (Russia), Răzvan Suma (Romania), Rustem Khamidullin (Russia), Thomas Collingwood (United Kingdom), Martti Rousi (Finland), Rimantas Armonas (Lithuania), Ivars Bezprozvanovs (Latvia)
Indrė Baikštytė (piano)
Programme: Simeon ten Holt, Canto ostinato (arr. for 8 cellos and piano by Rimantas Giedraitis)

Friday 
Mikk Kaasik and C-JAM project
9.30 pm, Švyturys BHouse
Mikk Kaasik (voice, Estonia)
C-JAM (Estonia): Pärt Tarvas, Levi-Danel Mägila, Margus Uus, Tõnu Jõesaar (cellos)
Programme: arrangements of songs by the bands Apelsin, Muse, Judas Priest, U2, Queen and others, alongside the compositions by Mikk Kaasik

Saturday 
Jazz Cocktail
9.30 pm, Grand Hall of the Klaipėda Drama Theatre
Klaipėda Chamber Orchestra
Artistic Director Mindaugas Bačkus
Deep Strings (Germany): Anne-Christin Schwarz (voice, cello), Stephan Braun (cello, loop station)