CONCERT DIALOGUES WITH ČIURLIONIS
2020 September 24, Thursday, 19.00 Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall, Vilnius
Organizer: Concert organised in collaboration with Tytuvėnai Festival and M. K. Čiurlionis House in Vilnius
Performer: HÅVARD GIMSE (piano, Norway)
Programme: Works by Edvard Grieg, Jean Sibelius, Geirr Tveitt, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis
On the occasion of the 145th birth anniversary of Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, the Lithuanian National Philharmonic presents internationally acclaimed Norwegian pianist Håvard Gimse, performing in such concert halls as Wigmore Hall in London, Carnegie Hall in New York, Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, Berlin Konzerthaus or Josef Suk Hall in Prague. The recipient of the Steinway, Grieg and Sibelius awards is praised as a recitalist and chamber musician; his wide repertoire includes more than 30 piano concertos. Gimse has earned many awards for his recordings. The pianist has performed with orchestras on several continents, including the Stockholm, Oslo, Danish Radio, the Royal Liverpool, Birmingham, Baltimore, the Belgian National, and the Philharmonic of Japan symphony orchestras. Tonight’s programme features Norwegian, Finnish and Lithuanian music.
Sponsor of the project – Royal Norwegian Embassy
More information: www.filharmonija.lt