Robotic Folk - in Riga

Robotic Folk - a solo electronic project of Jonas Jurkunas is presented as a video audiovisual work in Heavens Underground Printmaking in Riga exhibition. Live performance of the same composition was performed at the opening exhibition STIKLA KALNS/STIKLO KALNAS of Latvian and Lithuanian artists (curated by Iliana Veinberga (LV), Marta Vosyliute (LT) in the National Library of Latvia. 


New priemiere next Tuesday: "A Vogn Shikh" for mixed choir and chamber orchestra

"A Vogn Shikh" for mixed choir and chamer orchestra.  Based on a poem by a poet from Vilnius Ghetto Avram Sutzkever "A Vogn Shikch" ("A Wagon of Shoes"). Performers: Vilnius municipal choir "Jauna Muzika", St. Christopher chamber orchestra, conducted by Amaury du Closel. Special thanks to Rafailas Karpis for introducing me to the poetry of A. Sutzkever. Venue: church of st. Catherine, Vilnius, 7.00 pm. For more info on the event, press here.

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"Littoral Hymns" (Pamario giesmės - lith.) - jazz oratorio

"Littoral Hymns" (Pamario giesmės - lith.) - jazz oratorio for jazz ensemble, mixed choir, children choir and symphony orchestra is about to be premiered open air on August the 1st 2017 in Klaipeda Theatre Square, at 10 pm.

Conductor: Vladimiras Konstantinovas

Performers: Kęstutis Vaiginis (s. t. sax), Mindaugas Vadoklis (tp), Motiejus Bazaras (keyb.), Mykolas Bazaras (bass), Benediktas Bazaras (dr); mixed choir "Brevis"; Kaunas Symphony Orchestra and others.



"Two Pigeons" performed by Lithuanian National Symphony orchsetra in Vilnius filharmonic hall

"Two Pigeons" performed by Lithuanian National Symphony orchsetra, folk group "OIntakas" and jazz vocal group "Jazz Island" in Vilnius filharmonic hall, condusted by Modestras Pitrenas. This was a part of the celebration of Lithuanian independence day - February the 16th.


from lef to right: A. Navakas, J. Jurkunas, A. Martinaitis, A. Klova, M. Pitrenas, R. Pruseviciene, R. Ambrazevicius, Z. Bruzaite, V. Umbrasas, R. Mazulis, G. Simulaitis, A. Novikas