Program 2009

THE MIDDLE EAST. ILLUMINATED DIALOGUES
October 9 19:30 Great Guild
Saed Haddad “Alternative World-versions” for piano and orchestra (2007), Mārtiņš Viļums “Simurg” for ensemble (2005), Chaya Czernowin “The hour glass bleeds still” for string orchestra (2002), Federico Gardella “Concerto per mandolino e orchestra” (2007)
Noriko Kawai (piano), Avi Avital (mandolin), Latvian National Symphony orchestra, conductor Zsolt Nagy

Trio MOUZAR (Israel)
October 12 19:00 Small Guild
Federico Gardella “Berceuses” for mandolin, trombone and piano, Edison Denisov “Chorale Variations” for trombone and piano, Santa Bušs World premiere for mandoline, Ruta Paidere World premiere for mandoline, trombone and piano, Anonymous midieval chants in the arrangements for mandoline, trombone and piano

Chambermistery SHIRAZ
October 14 19:30 Great Guild Minster Hall
Claude Viviere “Shiraz” for piano solo, Līga Celma World premiere for soprano, three bases and string quartet, Santa Ratniece “Muqarnas” for piano solo, Arabian classical music
Sinfonietta Riga string quartet, Latvian Radio choir, Agnese Egliņa, Elizabete Šīrante (piano), Gunta Davidčuka (soprano)

ARABIC NIGHT with SINFONIETTA RĪGA
October 14 21:00 Great Guild
Saed Haddad “La Mémoire et l'Inconnu” Concert for ud' and ensemble (2005), Saed Haddad “On Love I&On Love II” of the whole cycle of chamber concerts: “On Love I” concerto for qanun and ensemble (2005), “On Love II” concerto for piano and ensemble (2006), Arabian classical music
Conductor Normunds Šnē, Elia Khoury (ud), Bassem Alkhouri (qanun), Andrej Osokin (piano)

TWILIGHT CHANTS
October 22 20:00 Riga St.Peter's church
Kristaps Pētersons “Twilight Chants” for two choir groups and double bass, Santa Ratniece “Shu dal” (“Silent Water”) for choir, Luca Francesconi “Let Me Bleed” for choir
Latvian Radio Choir, Kristaps Pētersons (double bass)

THE SOUND OF LANGUAGE IN THE MIDDLE EAST POETRY. The final of the competition for young composers 
October 23 22:00 Spikeri Concert Hall
Baiba Berķe, Gunta Davidčuka, Elīna Endzele, Ēriks Kiršfelds, Herta Hansena, conductors Sigvards Kļava, Kaspars Putniņš

Film EXCHANGE. The Palestinian project of the Musical Foundation of ensemble ICTUS
October 25 16:00 Cinema “K Suns”

AN INDEX OF METALS. The video opera by Fausto Romitelli 
October 25 19:30 Great Guild
Ensemble ICTUS (Belgium)


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