Programme

08.12

KASPARS ZEMĪTIS AND THE RĪGA CATHEDRAL BOYS' CHOIR

When? 08/12, 19:00

Where? Riga, St.John’s Church

Price: 10 - 25 €

 

Kaspars Zemītis, guitar
Rīga Cathedral Boys' Choir
Conductor Mārtiņš Klišāns

 

Kaspars Zemītis, Advent Cycle "Waiting for Light" for boys' choir and electric guitar (premiere), as well as compositions by John Dowland, Thomas Robinson and William Byrd

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13.12

Raimonds Pauls. Latvian Radio Bigband

When? 13/12, 19:00

Where? Riga, Riga Congress Centre

Price: 10 - 35 €

 

Raimonds Pauls, piano

Kristīne Prauliņa, vocal

Dināra Rudāne, vocal

Ralfs Eilands, vocal

Intars Busulis, vocal

Latvian Radio Bigband
 

Music by Raimonds Pauls

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15.12

Vestards Šimkus in a concert performance "Novecento"

When? 15/12, 19:00

Where? Riga, Spīķeri Concert Hall

Price: 15 €

 

Vestards Šimkus, piano
Kristaps Ķeselis, storyteller
Director Dmitrijs Petrenko

 

* Based on a story by Alessandro Baricco

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16.12

MENDELSSOHN'S OVERTURE AND MOZART'S “PRAGUE SYMPHONY”

When? 16/12, 19:00

Where? Riga, Great Guild

Price: 7 -25 €

 

Dita Krenberga, flute
Sinfonietta Rīga
Conductor Christoph Poppen

 

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) Overture “The Beautiful Melusine” in F major, Op. 32

Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999) Concierto pastoral for flute and orchestra

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Symphony No. 38 in D major, K 504 (“Prague”)

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20.12

Arturs Maskats jubilee concert

When? 20/12, 19:00

Where? Riga, Great Guild

Price: 10 - 25 €

 

Ksenija Sidorova, accordion
Guna Šnē, cello
Kristīne Gailīte, soprano
Ivo Krūskops, percussions
Piano Quartet RIX:
Sandis Šteinbergs, violin
Ilze Kļava, viola
Reinis Birznieks, cello
Jānis Maļeckis, piano
Latvian Radio Choir
Orchestra Sinfonietta Rīga
Conductors Sigvards Kļava and Normunds Šnē

 

Music by Arturs Maskats (1957)

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21.12

Perpetuum Ritmico Christmas

When? 21/12, 19:00

Where? Riga, Spīķeri Concert Hall

Price: 10 €

 

Guntars Freibergs, percussion
Elvijs Endelis, percussion
Mikus Bāliņš, percussion
Guntis Kuzma, clarinet
Dace Zālīte, cello
Līga Griķe, kokle

 

New opuses by Madara Pētersone, Jēkabs Nīmanis and Jachin Pousson, as well as music by Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Pachelbel and David Lang

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25.12

Sergejs Jēgers. Ave Maria

When? 25/12, 19:00

Where? Riga, Riga Cathedral

Price: 15 €

 

Sergejs Jēgers, counter tenor
Diāna Jaunzeme-Portnaja, organ
Agnese Kanniņa-Liepiņa, violin
Jānis Stafeckis, double bass

 

Music by J.S.Bach, G.F.Handel, H.Purcell, P.Mascagni, V.Vavilov, R.Dubra and other composers

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27.12

ART-I-SHOCK CHRISTMAS

When? 27/12, 19:00

Where? Riga, Spīķeri Concert Hall

Price: 10 €

 

Art-i-Shock:
Agnese Egliņa, piano
Guna Šnē, cello
Elīna Endzele, percussion

 

Music by Jānis Lūsēns, Platons Buravickis, Andris Vecumnieks, Alfred Schnittke and other composers 

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29.12

J.S.Bach. Christmas Oratorio (Excerpts)

When? 29/12, 19:00

Where? Riga, Riga Luther’s Church

Price: 12 €

 

Gunta Gelgote, soprano

William Towers, counter tenor

Nicholas Mulroy, tenor

Kalvis Kalniņš, baritone

Latvian Radio Choir

Orchestra "Sinfonietta Rīga"

Conductor Kaspars Putniņš 

 

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) I, III. and VI parts from Christmas Oratorio

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