Lithuanian Composers' Union

Best Music of the Vox Juventutis Contest in a Performance Ripened by the Quarantine

2021-04-28

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This Friday, April 30, a long-awaited premiere is to be streamed on lrt.lt, the website of the Lithuanian public broadcaster, in the form of the concert that will feature the winning music of the Vox Juventutis Competition performed by the Jauna Muzika Choir. The show will crown the 14th contest which ended almost one year ago, but whose concluding performance had to be rescheduled several times due to the pandemic.

Best 2020 Music by Lithuanian Composers Named

2021-03-26

On 26 March 2021, during the live online broadcast, best pieces of music written by Lithuanian composers in 2020 were announced. The competition included five categories in which four composers were named winners, in addition to two other prizes, one for the best young composer and the other for the composition voted best by general public.

International Arts Residence for young composers

2021-03-02

Lithuanian Composers’ Union in collaboration with the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater, Master Program for Performance of Contemporary Music, invite young composers to apply for a spot at the International Arts Residence in Druskininkai. The 14-day event is scheduled for May 14–28, 2021. 

Vox Juventutis 2021 Call for New Scores Announced

2021-02-09

The Lithuanian Composer’s Union, the Vilnius City Municipal Choir Jauna Muzika and Vilnius Choral Singing School Liepaitės have launched the 15th annual Vox Juventutis Choral Composition Competition for young composers: school pupils as well as undergraduate and postgraduate music students.

New contemporary music festival Baltic Music Days launches in 2021

2021-01-15

This spring Estonian Music Days will host the first Baltic Music Days in Tallinn and Tartu (22.04. – 02.05.2021). A festival dedicated to Baltic contemporary music was initiated by the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Composers' Unions. An umbrella organization the Baltic Contemporary Music Network was established in 2019 with an aim to jointly develop the international visibility of outstanding Baltic musicians and composers.