The GAIDA festival in Vilnius is the largest festival of modern music in Lithuania, and one of the most important music forums in Central and Eastern Europe. 2021 will be the festival’s 31st edition, running from October 20 to November 7.
The festival features three concerts and a meet the composer event, with two exiting country premieres: let me tell you with soprano Lauryna Bendžiūnaitė and Drei Märchenbilder aus der Schneekönigin.
October 22 Meet the Composer: Hans Abrahamsen
October 23 Two Country Premieres
Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra
Karolis Variakojis, conductor
Lauryna Bendžiūnaitė, soprano
October 30 New Ideas Chamber Orchestra
NIKO & Gediminas Gelgotas, conductor
November 7 Festival Closing Concert
Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra
Robertas Servenikas, conductor