Tag Archives: electronics

“Sandwriting I” at the Staatsoper Stuttgart

Sandwriting (2018) for two keyboards and computer
30 March (Saturday), Staatsoper Stuttgart (DE)
Alan Hamilton and Rita Kaufmann, keyboards
Christoph Kirschfink, electronics


Portrait – lectures at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre Vilnius

December 4, 18:00 Gintas K “ACOUSMA LIGHT”
December 5, 19:00 Vykintas Baltakas “SANDWRITING”
December 6, 18:00 Vykintas Baltakas “LIFT TO DUBAI”
December 7, 18:00 Gintas K “BLIND MAN TALES”
Indrė Baikštytė ir Jonė Punytė, Keyboards

Portrait concert at the Villa Concordia Bamberg

26 Nov 2018, 19:00, Villa Concordia Bamberg
Musik of falling sounds (2015) for violin and electronics
Pasaka (1995-97) for piano solo
Recitativo (2014) for violin and piano
Pasaka (1995-97) for piano and electronics
Eine kleine Nachtmusik (2013) for violin solo

Hannah Weirich, vln.
Benjamin Kobler, pno.
Liudas Mockūnas, cl.

“Virtual orchestra” at the Gaida festival

A project by LENsemble Vilnius
Curated by Thomas Hummel and Vykintas Baltakas
Nov. 8, 19:00 Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius
JULIA WOLFE – My Lips From Speaking for two pianos and audio playback (1993)
EGIDIJA MEDEKŠAITĖ – BhUtadhAtrI for five amplified trumpets and electronics (2018)
VYKINTAS BALTAKAS – Sandwriting (2018) dviem two keyboards and live electronics
ROLANDS KRONLAKS – Up in the Air for two trumpets, piano and electronics (2018)
JULIA WOLFE – East Broadway for toy piano and audio playback (1996)
THOMAS HUMMEL – Sadedz! for cello, two conTimbre keyboards and five trumpets (2018)
Laurynas Lapė, Aurimas Jankevicius, Andrius Stankevicius, Linas Rupšplaukis, Vilius Surdokas (trumpets)
Indrė Baikštytė ir Jonė Punytė (keyboards)
Gunda Baranauskaitė (cello)
Vytenis Gadliauskas (electronics)
Vykintas Baltakas (conductor)

Presentation of “Sandwriting” for two keyboards and electronics at the festival-conference “Doctors in Performance”

Wednesday 5 September 2018, Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Grand Hall
Keynote address: Vykintas Baltakas “Modal Form and Challenges for Interpreters of New Music”
Piano / Keyboard: Indrė Baikštytė
Chair: Lina Navickaitė-Martinelli
Doctors in Performance is a festival conference of music performance and artistic research, where music performers conducting artistic research at doctoral and post-doctoral levels present their artistic research in the form of recitals, concert lectures or paper presentations.

Portrait concert at the Kintai Music Festival

5 August, 2018, 8 pm, Kintai
Music of falling sounds (2015) for violin and electronics
Commentum (2011) for cello and piano
Pasaka (1997-1998) for piano and electronics
Eine kleine Nachtmusik (2013) for violin solo
Also works by Vidmantas Bartulis and Bronius Kutavičius.
Rusnė Mataitytė (vln), Edmundas Kulikauskas (vc), Albina Šikšniūtė & Marta Finkelstein (pno)

New festival for contemporary music: “New Music Challenges/018” in Vilnius

The Lithuanian Ensemble Network collaborates with the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre as ”ensemble in residence”. Together with the department of composition LEN starts a new festival for contemporary music “New Music Challenges/018“.
January 11, 2018, Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Vilnius
18:00. John Cage – a portrait
19:30. Improvisation
21:00. Electroacoustic music
January 12, 2018, Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Vilnius
18:00. Works of the composition students 1
19:30. Works of the composition students 2
January 13, 2018, Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Vilnius
19:00. LENsemble & Centre Henri Pousseur
Works of Stéphane Orlando, Guillaume Auvray, Vykintas Baltakas, Ignas Krunglevičius, Monika Sokaitė and Albertas Navickas
21:00. Electroacoustic music

Ensemble of contemporary music of the LMTA, LENsemble, Centre Henri Pousseur
Vykintas Baltakas, cond.

Concert at the Flagey, Brussels

17 December 2017, Flagey Brussels, Place Sainte Croix, 1050 Brussels
Festival Image Sonore
“Musique et technologie”
VYKINTAS BALTAKAS – Music of Falling Sounds for violin and electronics (2015)
IGNAS KRUNGLEVIČIUS – The Knight for bass clarinet, cello and video (2009)
CÉDRIC DAMBRAIN – Pure, for cello and electronics (2004)
RIMAS SAKALAUSKAS – Bipolar (2015), music by Mykolas Natalevicius (installation)
OSVALDAS BALAKAUSKAS – Rain for Cracow for violin and piano (1991)
MONIKA SOKAITĖ – 1 6/9 (*world creation)
VYKINTAS BALTAKAS – Pasaka for piano and electronics (1995-1997)
ALBERTAS NAVICKAS – Accidental for violin, piano, video and electronics (2011)
GUILLAUME AUVRAY – Corpuscules for cello, piano and electronics (2015)
VYKINTAS BALTAKAS – Commentum for cello and piano (2011)
Stéphane Orlando, Simply Humain & Black Panthers (*world creation) for ensemble

LENsemble Vilnius & guests
Andrius Žiūra, clarinet
Edmundas Kulikauskas, cello
Albina Šikšniūtė, piano
Rusnė Mataitytė, violin
Benjamin Glorieux, cello
María Domínguez Pérez, piano
Centre Henri Pousseur, electronics
Concert on the occasion of the fifteenth anniversary of the cooperation agreement between the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the French Community of Belgium

Cairo Contemporary Music Days 2017 / Carte Blanche

April 27, 2017 at the Goethe Institute Cairo

Music of falling sounds (2015) for violin and electronics; Ieva Sipaitytė, vln



Also works by Justina Repečkaitė, Arturas Bumšteinas, Amr Okba, Bushra El-Turk, Gamal Abdel Rahim

April 30, 2017 at the Ewart Memorial Hall, Cairo

Works by Hassan Taha, Hikari Kiyama, Bushra El-Turk, Egidija Medekšaitė,  Øyvind Torvund, Zad Moultaka


LENsemble and European – Egyptian Contemporary Music Society

Vykintas Baltakas, conducting


CANTIO – chamber opera – first CD recording and distribution online

The recording of my chamber opera CANTIO from the festival Ultraschall in Berlin 2013 – is now available as CD and accessable via all major online distributors.
Text: Sharon Lynn Joyce
German Text: Erika Ria Otto
Stage dir.: Cornelia Heger
Vivian Lüdorf (narrator), Margret Giglinger (sopr.), Florian Feth (tn), Tobias Hagge (bs)
L’ENsemble (Lithuanian Ensemble Network)
Vykintas Baltakas, cond.
Production of Kulturkontakte e.V., Konzerthaus Berlin and Ultraschall Festival / Deutschlandradio Kultur
© LEN media, 2015

Hungarian première of “Lift to Dubai” at the Budapest Music Center / Eötvös Foundation

Lift to Dubai” (2009)
30′ – fl, ob, cl, bass cl, Kfg, hn, 2 tpt, trn, perc, pno, vln, vla, vc, cb, sampler, electronics
16.10.2014, Budapest Music Center
UMZE Kammerorchester, Ulrich Pöhl, cond.
Lift to Dubai was composed in 2009 in the frame of the music project “into…” and commissioned by the Ensemble Modern / Siemens Arts Program, will have its Hungarian première on 16 October at the Budapest Music Center. The performance will take place as a part of the “Anno 2004…” concert, which celebrates ten years of the Péter Eötvös Contemporary Music Foundation.