Copper Organ

2017 December 10 Past event

Start of the Event: 4.00 PM
Venue: at Chapel of St. Francis of Assisi

Klaipėda Brass Quintet:
Sigitas Petrulis
(artistic director, trumpet), Alius Maknavičius (trumpet), Monika Miliauskienė (french horn), Steponas Sugintas (trombone), Vidmantas Liasis (tuba)

Balys Vaitkus (organ)

Program: Vincent Novello, Adolf Adam, Alec Rowley, Felix Mendelssohn, James Montgomery, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, Christmas carols

In this concert's program the sound of brass quintet and organ will be combined into the harmonious entirety. At the sacred space of the chapel music will be played by Klaipėda Brass Quintet together with the organist Balys Vaitkus. According to musicologist Jūratė Landsbergytė, he is „a distinct representative of Western performance practice in Lithuania“. Repertoire of this actively performing musician, organiser of the festival “Organ Summer”held in Nida includes works from the early Baroque masters to contemporary pieces of Lithuanian and foreign authors. In the performance of this organist and quintet will exaltedly resound original pieces as well as arrangements of Christmas carols, providing this concert with quietness and sacredness. Program invites You to focus and listen attentively to the humming of “Brass Pipes”. It is going to be the Advent Sunday when time do not rush to melt (as the first snow), mind look for the quietness and soul aim to find the blessedness in the islands of divine harmony.