Baiba Skride (photo: Marco Borggreve)

Karajan Academy

Scholars of the Karajan Academy

Baiba Skride violin and direction

Stanley Dodds direction (Tüür, Vasks, Janulytė)

“Baltic Roots”

Maija Einfelde

Sad Serenades (Three songs for the dying sea) for Clarinet and String Quartet

Erkki-Sven Tüür

Passion-Illusion for Strings

Pēteris Vasks

Distant Light for Violin and String Orchestra

Justė Janulytė

Elongation of Nights for String Orchestra

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Serenade for String Orchestra in C major, op. 48

In co-operation with the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music and the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. Kindly suppported by the Baltic Culture Fund.

Dates and Tickets

Unfortunately, this concert is cancelled.

Sun, 23 May 2021, 20:00

Chamber Music Hall


Karajan-Akademie der Berliner Philharmoniker e.V.

Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße 1

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In the sixth Academy concert Baiba Skride traces her Baltic roots. Pēteris Vasks’s Violin Concerto “Distant Light” is a moving hymn to idealism and love, melancholy and dramatic at the same time. Sad Serenades by Maija Einfelde is also on the programme – music in which expressionist tension and impressionist beauty meet – along with the energetic string poem Passion-Illusion by Erkki-Sven-Tüür.

Baiba Skride (photo: Marco Borggreve)