Enjoying music and being together!

Bel Canto Choir Vilnius is open to music of various styles, genres and epochs. We aim for quality music, found in various epochs and styles of music.

In 2010-2016, the Choir presented repertoires of more than 100 songs, which reflects the willingness of the singers to try out music from different epochs and different genres and choral styles, including classical works, sacral music, jazz improvisations, folk songs and extremely complicated modern choral music.


Some of our favorite temporal and contemporary music
Deep Field
Eric Whitacre
Godzilla Eats Las Vegas!
Eric Whitacre
Five Hebrew Love Songs
Eric Whitacre
Enjoy the Silence
Martin Gore; arrangement by Eric Whitacre
Lux Aurumque
Eric Whitacre
Sleep
Eric Whitacre
Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine

Eric Whitacre
Bach (Again) Come Sweet Death
Johann Sebastian Bach; arrangement by Rhonda Sandberg
Serenity
Ola Gjeilo
Sunrise Mass
Ola Gjeilo
Northern Lights
Ola Gjeilo
Adiemus
Karl Jenkins
Stabat Mater
Karl Jenkins
Ave Maria 
from the motion picture Modigliani
Guy Farley
River of Dreams
Billy Joel; arrangement by Vitalijus Neugasimovas
Bohemian Rhapsody
Freddie Mercury, arrangement by Mark Brymer
Bonjour, et puis, quelles Nouvelles
Roland de Lassus
Laudate Dominum
(from Vesperae solennes de confessore KV 339)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Air from Suite No 3
Johann Sebastian Bach
Se equivocó la paloma
Carlos Guastavino, Rafael Alberti
Sure on this Shining Night
Morten Lauridsen
O Salutaris Hostia
Eriks Ešenvalds
Bolero
Maurice Ravel, arrangement by Vitalijus Konstantinovas
Renaces Tu
Arturo duo Vital
El Ausente
Jorge López
Book of Gems
Emmanuel Sejourne
Denn er hat seinen Engeln befohlen
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Kiitkem Südamest Mariat
Urmas Sisask
O lieber Herre Gott, SWV 38
Heinrich Schütz
Richte Mich, Gott (Psalm 43, op. 78, No 2)
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
O Vos Omnes
P. Casals
Ave Maria; Popule meus
T. L. de Victoria
Dieu! Qu`il la fait bon regarder
Claude Debussy
Suite de Lorca, op. 72
Einojuhani Rautavaara

Some of our favorites of Lithuanian composers
Neišeik, Saulala

Vytautas Miškinis
M.K. Oginskio Priesakai Sūnui
Vaclovas Augustinas
Anoj Pusėj Dunojėlio
Vaclovas Augustinas
Gražuolis Garvežys
Vidmantas Bartulis
Pūtė Vėjas
Zita Bružaitė
Kyrie
Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis
O Quam Tristis
Giedrius Svilainis
Nakties Balsai
Vytautas Laurušas
Aušros Žvaigždė
Algirdas Martinaitis
Skaičiuotės
Jonas Tamulionis
Ant Aukšto Kalnelio
Donatas Zakaras
Oi Aš Vakar Vakarėlį
Giedrius Svilainis

Some of our favorite Christmas classics
O Magnum Mysterium

Morten Lauridsen
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
From P.I.Tchaikovsky’s ballet The Nutcracker
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Music and lyrics: Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane; arrangement: Mark Hayes
Away in a Manger
Music: William J. Kirkpatrick; arrangement: Bob Chilcott
Christmas Pipes
Music and lyrics: Brendan Graham; arrangement: John Leavitt
Remember, O Thou Man
Music: Bob Chilcott; lyrics: Thomas Ravenscroft
Pavane for a Silent Night
Music: Maurice Ravel; lyrics: Jean Anne Shafferman; arrangement: Patrick M. Liebergen
Ščedrik (Carol of the Bells)
Ukrainian Christmas carol, arranged by Mykola Leontovič
What a Wonderful Child
Spirituals, arranged by Larry Shackley
Santa Claus is Comin‘ to Town
Music: J. Fred Coots; lyrics: Haven Gillespie; arrangement: Mac Huff
Christmas Peace Canon
Arrangement: Jean Anne Shaferrman
Winter Wonderland of Snow
Winter Wonderland (music: Felix Bernard; lyrics: Dick Smith) and Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (music: Jules Styne; lyrics: Sammy Cahn). Arrangements: Mark Hayes

 

The Choir is constantly working to broaden and enrich its repertoire, creating new musical projects and cooperating with quality artists from Lithuania and other countries. Bel Canto Choir Vilnius also enjoys performing jazz and popular music compositions, created by composers, such as F. Bernard, J.F. Coots, A. Edenroth, B. Graham, H. Martin, H. Mancini, J. Zawinul, J. Styne and others.