Confrontations Between Two Worlds
Gidon Kremer (violin)
Andrei Pushkarev (vibraphone)
Georgs Pelecis (1947)
“Flowering Jasmine” for violin, vibraphone, and string orchestra
Philip Glass (1937)
Violin Concerto No. 2 „The American Four Seasons”
*During the piece by P. Glass you will see video projections by Jonas Mekas (*1922), a filmmaker, poet and artist of Lithuanian origin who has often been called “the godfather of American avant-garde cinema,” Rimas Sakalauskas (*1985), youngest generation video artist from Lithuania, Adam Magyar (*1972), Berlin-based Hungarian photographer, and Pingo van der Brinkloev, Danish high end visual effects artist.
“Confrontation between two worlds”
A joint video project by Gidon Kremer (violin), Maxim Kantor (painter), and Kremerata Baltica based on the music by M. Mussorgsky (“Pictures at an exhibition”), I. Loboda and V. Silvestrov.
This event is a part of the Culture programme of the Latvian presidency of the Council of the EU