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Early music concert dedicated to the 450th anniversary of the wedding of John III Vasa and Catherine Jagiellon

3 October 2012, 18.00

Silva rerum 1562 is a musical programme presenting 16th-century composers who worked and created music in the court of the rulers of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth – namely, works by Wacław from Szamotuł, Valentin Bakfark, Krzysztof Klabon, Cyprian Bazylik, Jan from Lublin and other authors. In their musical chronicle focuses on one significant historic event – the marriage of the Duke of Finland, John Vasa (later John III of Sweden) and Catherine Jagiellon, the sister of the King of Poland and the Grand Duke of Lithuania Sigismund Augustus, which took place in 1562 in the Vilnius Cathedral and was celebrated in the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania.

Performers:
Brevis
Choir and Consort
Directors Gintautas Venislovas and Darius Stabinskas

Tickets: Lt10, Lt20, Lt30

Tickets available at "Bilietų pasaulis" ticketing system's box offices, online at www.bilietupasaulis.lt and at the concert venue one hour prior to the start of the performance.
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This concert is organized in co-peration with the International Early Music Festival Banchetto Musicale.

Main sponsor of the concert

Sponsor

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL HERITAGE
UNDER THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE OF LITHUANIA