Condolences on the death of composer Bronius Kutavičius


2021 09 29


Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys expresses his condolences on the death of composer and  recipient of the Lithuanian National Prize for Culture and Arts, Professor Bronius Kutavičius.

“Lithuania has lost one of the most vibrant figures in its musical culture, a talented, productive and masterful creative artist. The broad spectrum of the composer’s creative work, ranging from opera and oratorio to music for film and stage, revealed the multifaceted nature of his talent. The artist’s works found an audience abroad as well as in Lithuania. The creative legacy of Bronius Kutavičius will always remain one of the fundamental elements of Lithuanian musical culture. I would like to extend my sincere condolences to the composer’s family and friends as well as the entire Lithuanian cultural and artistic community,” says Minister Kairys.

Photograph courtesy of Gediminas Savickis (ELTA)