Music by Laimis Vilkončius, text by Sigitas Geda
Premiere: 07.05.2017 in Vilnius Congress Hall, Vilnius, Lithuania
06.07.2018 - Open-air - in Vilnius ’Vingis Park, Vilnius, Lithuania
the event was under the patronage of the Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis
Conductor - Gintaras Rinkevičius
Directors - Dalia Ibelhauptaitė (2017) and Gediminas Šeduikis (2017, 2018)
Collaborating costume designer - Dalia Kiaupaitė
Most of the costumes by Juozas Statkevičius and Jon Morrell from previous performances of the Vilnius City Opera
Production by Lithuania State Symphony Orchestra
Eglė (spruce) is the story that Lithuanians grew up with. Many years ago the Lithuanian folk epic "Eglė, Queen of Snakes" brought together three of the best-known artists - the composer Laimis Vilkončius, the songwriter and interpreter Vytautas Kernagis and the poet Sigitas Geda for an experiment.
About what we were, what we are and what we will carry with us for the next century.