Osvaldas Balakauskas

"Modernism is losing ground as a revolution, as a denial of tradition par excellence. [...] It can be said that I reject the principles and techniques of avant-garde music, as I have already tried them and know how this kind of music functions" 

– Osvaldas Balakauskas

Kremerata Baltica and Gidon Kremer performed Balakauskas' Concerto variable for oboe, cembalo and string orchestra in a version for violin, cemabalo and strings.

Photo by Dmitry Matveev