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Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society

Established in 1940, the Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society (LNPS) remains the largest and oldest state owned concert organisation in Lithuania, whose main activity is to organise and coordinate live concerts, diverse classical/classical contemporary/jazz music events and tours throughout Lithuania and abroad. In July 1998, the LNPS was officially granted the status of national cultural institution. Since 2006 Rūta Prusevičienė has served as its Director General. Over the seven decades of its activity it has been committed to nurturing Lithuania’s musical culture and performing arts; to making the treasures of classical and contemporary music accessible to the local audiences; and to ensuring the highest standard of artistic excellence demonstrated by the soloists, orchestras and ensembles it represents. Among its primary goals is to promote the art of Lithuanian musical performers and composers by organising and presenting new musical programmes in Lithuania and abroad each year. The LNPS has its headquarters in Vilnius (with the Main Auditorium of 678 seats and the Chamber Hall of 200 seats). Its concert season normally extends from September through May in Vilnius and during the summer months in other localities. http://www.filharmonija.lt/en/about-us/

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