III INTERNATIONAL KRETINGA EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL

 

23 August - 1 September 2019

At Kretinga Franciscan Church

Concerts with the oldest organ in Lithuania (1680) in Kretinga’s Franciscan Church

This year’s festival is dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way (1989)

 

Friday 23 August at 7pm

Ensemble I Fedeli (Switzerland), artistic director Josué Meléndez

"A String of Pearls: Music for Cornetts and Sackbuts Linking South and North Europe"

 

Sunday 25 August at 7pm

Vincent Thévenaz (Switzerland), organ solo recital

"European Tour"

 

Thursday 29 August at 7pm

Furio Zanasi, baritone, and Luca Guglielmi, organ (Italy)

"A Voce Sola con Sinfonie"

 

Friday 30 August at 7pm

Luca Guglielmi (Italy), organ solo recital

"Hexachordum Apollinis"

 

Sunday 1 September at 7pm

Ensemble Canto Fiorito (Lithuania), artistic director Rodrigo Calveyra, with the guest performers from Latvia and Estonia

"The Baltic Way: a musical bond between Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia"

 

Free admission. Donations are welcome

 

 

 

 

ALESSANDRO STRADELLA. LA CIRCE

Opera Day in the Palace

 

7 September 2019, The Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania

 

La Circe (1668)

Music by Alessandro Stradella

Libretto by Giovan Filippo Apolloni

 

Artistic director and conductor – Rodrigo Calveyra

 

Stage direction and shadow play – Juhyun & Sunyoung Choi

 

Musical assistant – Davide Pozzi

Costumes – Janina Zibireva

 

Circe – Renata Dubinskaitė, mezzo-soprano

Zeffiro – Ieva Gaidamavičiūtė, soprano

Algido – Nerijus Masevičius, bass

 

Baroque violin – Ryo Terakado

Cornetto, recorders – Rodrigo Calveyra

Archlute – Shizuko Noiri

Baroque harp – Mara Galassi

Viola da gamba – Kaori Uemura

Double bass – Filippo Calascibetta

Harpsichord, organ – Davide Pozzi