Farewell from Vilnius

Original airdate 
Aug 30, 2011

After the PSO's Lithuanian debut in Vilnius, Jim Cunningham talks with Lituanian National Opera and Ballet Theater translator Laura Karnaviciute about working with great artists, and her memories of the 1991 Soviet takeover in Vilnius. Jim also learns basic Lithiuanian phrases. Anne Hall, from the US embassy, talks about the strong US-Baltic ties.We also hear excerpts of Rihm's Lichtes Spiel, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony #5.

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Series: Pittsburgh Symphony on Tour