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Peer Gynt And The Sea.

Programme

  • Čiurlionis The Sea (UK premiere)35′
  • Grieg Peer Gynt: Incidental Music50′

Peer Gynt is a prankster, an adventurer and a rogue, and everyone knows some of the wonderfully memorable music that Grieg wrote to accompany his exploits. But tonight Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla has another story to tell – a beautiful rarity from her native Lithuania – and another dimension to share, as Birmingham-born artist Norman Perryman creates colours and images to complement the music, live in concert.

CBSO+, 5.45pm: Rokas Zubovas, great-grandson of tonight’s featured composer Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, talks about and performs his grandfather’s piano compositions.


In the Foyer, 14 & 16 February (FREE)

Step inside the cult Lithuanian artist's MK Čiurlionis' paintings with Virtual Reality - Trail of Angels is a meditative VR animation that invites the viewer to explore a mysterious afterlife world based on Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis’ paintings and music, observing and interacting with the surroundings during visually stunning day-night cycles. Booking is essential - book your slot now.

Presented by: Telesoftas, SneakyBox, Lithuanian Art and Culture in the UK, Lithuanian Culture Institute, Lithuanian Embassy in the UK, CBSO (City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra), Lithuanian Culture Attache in the UK


Tickets

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