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Activities


1990-93
Founder (together with Rita Balta) and conductor of the vocal ensemble Penki vejai, as well as the chamber choir Aidija in Vilnius (LT)
1995
Participant at the Festival d‘Avignon
1994-96
Coaching the song / opera repertoire (Korrepetition) at the Oper-school in Karlsruhe (DE)
1995-96
Assistant to Peter Eötvös at the Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe for G.Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, A.Webern, A.Stahl, U.Kremp, etc.
1995-97
Music Director and Conductor of L‘Ensemble du nouveau Siècle in Strasbourg (FRA)
1997
Music Director of Am Himmel wandere ich... by K.Stockhausen at the Schloss Rheinsberg (guest performances at the Mecklenburg Vorpommern Festival, the Leipzig Opera, the Schleswig Holstein Musik Festival) [Youtube]
Assistant (subconductor) to Peter Eötvös with the WDR Orchestra and the Choir Cologne: world première of Dieter Schnebel's Ekstasis
1998
Concerts at the Bonn Opera, Musica Strasbourg and Wien Modern
Concerts with the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra at the Vilnius Philharmonic Hall
Music Director of the Voix[time] - project at the Darmstadt Summer Courses with Ensemble Modern
1999
Composer and conductor at the Landmarks 99 in Duisburg
2000
Performances at ZKM Karlsruhe, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Cité de la Musique in Paris and Ars Musica in Brussels
2001
Portrait concert at the Gasteig Munich (Klangspuren), première of anderes Lied; double at the Munich Biennale
Unvollendete at the Institut für Neue Musik und Musikerziehung Darmstadt
KlangArtFestival Osnabrück with MusikFabrik
Pasaka at the St. Germain des Prés in Paris and the Clark Studio Theater / Lincoln Center Plaza, New York
2002
World première of Poussla (first edition) for ensemble and orchestra, commissioned by WDR Köln
RiRo and anderes Lied; double at the Paradiso in Amsterdam
das Lied at the Ojai Festival, Los Angeles (US)
2003
World première of about to drink dense clouds for voice, chamber ensemble and tape (Klangforum Wien, c. Vykintas Baltakas), commissioned by the Vienna Festival and Klangforum Wien
Associate conductor of Karlheinz Stockhausen's Hoch-zeiten (première) at the Philharmonie Cologne with the WDR Orchestra (cond. Z.Nagy) and Choir (cond. R.Huber)
RiRo with the London Sinfonietta at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
About to drink dense clouds with Ensemble InterContemporain at the Centre Pompidou, Paris
Conducting the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin at the Maerz Musik Festival in Berlin
2004
World première of the music theatre Cantio (c. Christoph Poppen, Münchener Kammerorchester, Regie: Osvaldas Korsunovas), commissioned by the Münchener Biennale; further performances at the Gaida Festival in Vilnius (c. Vykintas Baltakas)
World première of Ouroboros for ensemble, commissioned by Klangspuren Schwaz (Gaida Ensemble, c. Vykintas Baltakas)
Conducting the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks at the Musica Viva, Munich
Poussla for ensemble and orchestra at the Venice Biennale
2005
World première of (co)ro(na) for ensemble in Hamburg (NDR SO, c. Vykintas Baltakas);
World première of Ouroboros - Zyklus I for soprano, ensemble and tape, commissioned by the Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik (Klangforum Wien, c. Johannes Kalitzke)
Conducting Stravinsky's chamber opera Mavra at the Gaida Festival Vilnius (LT); cooperation with the Oskaras Koršunovas Theater
2006
World première of Poussla (second edition) for ensemble and orchestra, commissioned by the Berliner Festspiele - MaerzMusik (SWR-SO Baden-Baden und Freiburg, c. Sylvain Cambreling)
Ouroboros at the Warsaw Autumn Festival (PL) and at the ISCM World Music Festival Stuttgart
Performances of (how does the silver cloud s)ou(nd?) at the Casa da Música, Porto (PORT) and the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris; Pasaka at the Festival Musica, Strasbourg (FR)
2007
World première of the string quartet b(ell tree), commissioned by Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik (Arditti String Quartet)
(co)ro(na) with Tokyo Sinfonietta at the Festival "Music in Current - Chamber Music", Tokyo (JP)
Performances at Ultraschall Festival, Berlin (DE), Wien Modern (AT), Gasteig München (DE), Ultima Festival Oslo (NO), Valencia (ES)
2008
World première of the vocal work Instruktionen zur Durchführung einer alten Liebesbeschwörung, die Ihre/Ihren Geliebte(n) auf einmal und für immer an Sie binden wird for the Neue Vocalsolisten at the ECLAT Festival Stuttgart (DE)
(co)ro(na) with MusikFabrik in Brussels / Ars Musica Festival (BE)
Lecturer (composition) at the Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music
Poussla for ensemble and orchestra at the ISCM World Music Days in Vilnius with Peter Eötvös (cond.) and the Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra; at the Darmstadt International Summer Courses for Contemporary Music with Johannes Kalitzke (cond.) and the SWR-SO Baden-Baden and Freiburg
2009
World première of the ensemble work Lift to Dubai for Ensemble Modern
foundation of the Lithuanian Ensemble Network
CD release with RiRo by Ensemble Modern Media with Sava Stoianov and Rita Balta (EMCD-008)
2010
World première of Scoria for orchestra by the SO des Bayerischen Rundfunks, c. Lucas Vis, Musica Viva Munich
World première of Redditio for ensemble, c. Vykintas Baltakas in the Transit Festival, Leuven (BE)
Performances of (co)ro(na) for ensemble at the Walt Disney Concert Hall / Los Angeles with the Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group (US) and at the Festival des Boréales with L'Ensemble de Basse-Normandie (FR)
CD release with (co)ro(na) by WERGO / edition musikFabrik (WER 68552)
2011
World première of Commentum for cello and piano, commissioned by the "Vilnius Festival" / National Philharmonic Hall (LT), premièred by David Geringas and Ian Fountain
1st US performance of b(ell tree) by the JACK Quartet in New York / "Sounds of a New Century" Festival (US)
2012
Conducting the Het Collectief ensemble at the Ars Musica, Brussel
Portrait-concert in Vilnius, Festival Sugrįžimai
2013
New Production of Cantio (music theater) at the Ultraschall Festival Berlin.
Cornelia Heger (stage dir.), Vivian Lüdorf (speaker), Margret Giglinger (sopr.), Florian Feth (tenor), Tobias Hagge (bass), Fred Pommerehn (stage design), Lithuanian Ensemble Network, V.Baltakas (cond.)
French première of Lift to Dubai for ensemble and electronics by ensemble 2e2m
World première of Saxordionphonics for saxophone, accordion and orchestra, commissioned by the WDR at the Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik (DE).
Marcus Weiss (sax), Teodoro Anzellotti (acc), WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, Emilio Pomàrico (cond.)
World première of Eselsbrücke for ensemble at the Salzburger Festspiele.
Scharoun Ensemble der Berliner Philharmoniker, Matthias Pintscher (cond.)
Conducting the Lithuanian Ensemble Network in Vilnius: portraits of Luciano Berio and Lithuanian Retro-Flective project
World première of Eine kleine Nachtmusik for solo violin at the Transit Festival (BE).
Wibert Aerts (vno)
Performance of (co)ro(na) for ensemble at the Milano Musica.
Oslo Sinfonietta, Christian Eggen (cond.)
CD release: music of Bram Van Camp with Het Collektief ensemble.
Liesbeth Devos (sopr.), Vykintas Baltakas (cond.)
Saxordionphonics at the Lviv Philharmonic / International Contemporary Music Festival “Contrasts”, Ukraine.
Roman Yusypey (acc.), Dieter Kraus (sax.), INSO-Lviv orchestra, Stanislav Velyanyk (cond.)
Pasaka for piano and electronics in Lugano and Vilnius
Conducting the Hermes ensemble Antwerp
2014
Premiere of Redditio 2 for woodwind quintet at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
Cataleya Quintet
Conducting: Hermes Ensemble (Antwerp), EECMS Ensemble (Kairo), Christopher Chamber Orchestra and L’ENsemble (Vilnius)
Conference on "Contemporary Composition" at the University of Haifa (IS)
Pasaka for piano and electronics in Brussels (BE), Nice (FR), Karlsruhe (DE) and Los Angeles (US)
Lift to Dubai for ensemble and electronics at the Budapest Autumn Festival / Peter Eötvös Contemporary Music Foundation
Eine kleine Nachtmusik in Antwerp (BE), Sapporo (JP), Vilnius (LT), Pallma de Mallorca (ES)
Release of CD recording of b(ell tree) by the Chordos Quartet
2015
“Horizons” - a retrospective CD by LEN (Lithuanian Ensemble Network) including new recordings of Eine kleine Nachtmusik and Nichtstück
CD-Release of Cantio (opera / music theater). Recording from the Ultraschall Festival Berlin 2013.
Recitativo for violin and piano: commissioned by the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition of Belgium for the semi-final of the 2015
Smokey Arnold (fl, cl, pro, von, vc) commissioned by the het Collectief and premiered at the Transit Festival (BE)
Music of Falling Sounds for violin and electronics: commissioned by the Concertgebouw Brugge and Centre Henri Pousseur Liège (BE)
Professor for composition at the conservatory in Maastricht and guest Professor at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels.
Performances at the Gaudeamus Muziekweek (NL), Transit festival (BE), 24th International Review of Composers in Belgrade (RS), Melos-Ethos International Contemporary Music Festival Bratislava (SK), Gaida Festival (LT)
2016
Curating and conducting the Mauricio Kagel concert trail at the Concertgebouw Brugge (BE) and Vilnius (LT). A cooperation between LENsemble, Het Collectief, Jauna Muzika choir and Oskaras Koršunovas.
Lecture and seminar at the Royal Academy of Music London
Participation at the Cairo Contemporary Music Days
Head of the master program for performance of contemporary music at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (starting in September 2016)