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Kaunas International Carillon Music Festival 2021
2021-09-04/13:00 - 2021-09-05/16:00
On the first weekend of autumn, September 4-5, Kaunas International Carillon Music Festival returns to the garden of Vytautas the Great War Museum. This year the 5th festival will present not only classical music, but also unexpected bell duets with other instruments and electronic music.
The festival program includes well-known performers from Europe: carillonists Monika Kazmierczak (Poland) and Jan Verheyen (Belgium), horn player Michał Szczerba (Poland) and guitarist Cedric Honings (Belgium). Stanislovas Žilevičius, a long-term carillonist from Lithuania, will join the performers from abroad.
The highlight of the festival is a Saturday evening concert with the artistic lighting of the carillon tower.
P R O G R A M M E
13:00 Duo of carillion and french horn | Monika Kaźmierczak (Poland) ir Michał Szczerba (Poland)
21:30 Carillon and electronics | Jan Verheyen (Belgium)
During the concert a show of light and music will take place
13:00 Guitarillon – a combination of carillon and guitar | Jan Verheyen (Belgium) ir Cedric Honings (Belgium)
15:00 Metamorphoses of carillion | Stanislovas Žilevičius
Spectators will have the opportunity to watch the performers in the carillon tower during the concerts: the concerts will be broadcasted live on a large screen installed in the square.
All festival events are free of charge.
Festival organizer: Kaunas Artists’ House
Patron of the festival: Kaunas City Municipality
The project is financed by the Lithuanian Council for Culture
Partner of the festival: Vytautas the Great War Museum
Media partners: „Kaunas Pilnas Kultūros“, „Kauno diena“,
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