Mettis Quartet and pianist Gabrielius Alekna perform a compelling program showcasing Lithuanian modern classics, including String Quartet in C Minor by Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, a towering influence on the country’s professional traditions in both music and visual arts along with MiKonst for piano and strings by Remigijus Merkelys, inspired by and alluding to Čiurlionis. Philip Glass’ String Quartet No.2 (“Company”) and Robert Schumann’s Romantic masterpiece Piano Quintet in E-flat Major will complete the program.
Presented in collaboration with the Consulate General of the Republic of Lithuania celebrating the Centennial of the restored Lithuania and its partnership with the United States.
Concert is free and open to the public.
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