GUSTAV MAHLER – Symphony No. 4 in G major for orchestra and soprano
GIACOMO PUCCINI – One-act comic opera Gianni Schicchi, IGP 6
The theatre is celebrating the anniversary of Martynas Staškus. Having made his debut at the Lithuanian opera in 1994, he has conducted 1137 performances during his career! Premieres, famous artists, prominent stages, various recordings… And, the audience surely remembers the passionate sirtaki that the maestro performed himself during Zorba the Greek! The first part of the concert features G. Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 – M. Staškus is dedicating it to his teacher Jonas Aleksa, who always dreamed of performing this magnificent work together with the symphony orchestra of the LNOBT. The second part of the concert offers us a scintillating surprise – director Jūratė Sodytė is preparing a cheerful premiere of G. Puccini‘s one-act opera Gianni Schicchi.
„Whatever happens, I would like to be in the theatre,“ – says maestro. Thus, we are kindly inviting you to the theatre, the great anniversary celebration is almost here!