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Carillonists Stasys Žilevičius ir Kęstutis Kačinskas


Photo Gallery of 1st of August, 2007


Klaipėda Carillon (Liepu st. 16, Klaipeda, Lithuania) is the instrument of 48 bells that was installed in the tower of Central Post-office in 1987.






STASYS ŽILEVIČIUS.
Carillonists Kęstutis Kačinskas and Stasys Žilevičius perform on it. Listeners listen to the concerts in the yard of the Clock Museum that is nearby.

From the very installation of the music instrument international Carillon music festivals were organized. Beside the carillonists of Klaipėda, guests from Kaunas, Denmark, Germany, Holland, France, Belgium and Poland performed the music of carillon. The last festival (International Carillon festival of the Baltic cities) took place in 2003. All carillonists from Lithuania and virtuosos from Kolding (Denmark), Mechelen (Belgium) and Gdansk (Poland) participated in the festival.

Stanislovas Žilevičius – pianist, harpsichord player, concertmaster, carillonist, associated professor of Klaipėda University. Graduate of National Conservatoire of Lithuania (present Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre). Later he was on internship in Sankt Petersburg N. Rimsky – Korsakov Conservatoire (Russia), Latvian Music Academy.

He studied carillon at G. F. Telemann music school in Magdeburg, Germany, in the class of prof. G. Bust. In 2001 he became a laureate of International Carillonists competition in Hamburg, Germany. He has published 2 compact discs and 3 publications of original compositions and arrangements for carillon. Since 1987 he is a carillonist of Klaipėda city. He performed concerts in Denmark, Germany, France and Holland.

Kęstutis KAČINSKAS
in 1973 – 1978 studied choir conducting in Lithuanian Music Academy. From 1978 he is a lecturer of Lithuanian Music Academy, Faculty of Klaipėda. In 1981 – 1984 he had a traineeship in choir conducting at Conservatoire of Sankt Petersburg, Russia. He is associated professor of Klaipėda University since 1995.

He studied carillon in Magdeburg (Germany), in the special class in Løgumkloster (Denmark), Amersfoort (Germany). In 2001 he graduated from the Sacred Music School of Løgumkloster. He took the first prize in International competition of the music composition for carillon in 1992. He has published 2 compact discs and 3 publications of original compositions and arrangements for carillon. Since 1987 he is a carillonist of Klaipėda city. He had concerts in Denmark, Germany, France and the USA.

 
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