Baltic Sea Philharmonic 2016 Planning

Working periods and concert tours 2016

For 2016, we are currently planning our annual innovative educational BYP LAB workshop and two major concert tours through the Baltic Sea region and beyond.

8 to 14 April 2016: BYP LAB

  • Innovative educational workshop with international coaches

  • In Liepaja, Latvia 


15 to 24 April 2016: Baltic Sea Landscapes Tour

  • Includes Klaipeda, Lithuania; Liepaja, Latvia; Tallinn, Estonia; Helsinki, Finland; St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia

  • Programme:

    • Jean Sibelius: Karelia Suite

    • Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D major Classical, Op. 25

    • Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26

    • Arvo Pärt: Swansong

    • Gedimas Gelgotas: Mountains. Waters. (Freedom)

    • Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird (1945)

  • Soloist: Alexander Toradze, piano


11 to 25 September 2016: Baltic Sea Discovery Tour

  • Rehearsal period in Kintai, Lithuania

  • Concerts in Klaipeda, Lithuania; Kaliningrad, Russia; Gdansk, Poland; Copenhagen, Denmark; and Peenemünde, Germany
  • Programme:

    • Mieczysław Weinberg: Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 67

    • Arvo Pärt: Swansong

    • P.I. Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Concert Suite (Arr. K. Järvi)

  • Soloist: Gidon Kremer, violin