Modestas Pitrenas, conductor

One of the leading Lithuanian conductors Modestas Pitrėnas has taken the position of the principal conductor and artistic director of the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra (LNSO) in autumn of 2015. In 2003, Pitrėnas won the 1st prize and gold medal at the 7th Grzegorz Fitelberg Conducting Competition in Katowice (Poland) and was awarded a special prize of the Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra. This has led him to collaborate with Poland’s leading symphony orchestras. For his contribution to Latvian music culture Pitrėnas has been decorated with Latvian awards including the Cross of Recognition. In 2012, he was honoured with the Lithuanian National Culture and Art Prize. In 2015, the Baltic Assembly jury awarded the Maestro with the Baltic Assembly Prize for the Arts. Starting August 2018, he will enjoy an invitation to serve as the principal conductor at the Theater St. Gallen in Switzerland. Pitrėnas has recorded over 15 albums of choral and symphonic music. Since 2003, he has taught conducting at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, where in 2015–2017 he served as the head of the Conducting Department.

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Baltic Sounds

(Digital album)


ODE 1395-2

Released 01/2021

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Eduardas Balsys

Violin Concerto No. 1

Dramatic Frescoes

Reflections of the Sea

D┼żeraldas Bidva, violin

Indre Baikštyte, piano

Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra

Modestas Pitrenas, conductor

ODE 1358-2

Released 04/2021

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Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis

Kestutis Overture

In the Forest

The Sea

Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra

Modestas Pitrenas, conductor

ODE 1344-2


Released 04/2020

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