Program of the festival 2012

CHANT D'AILLURES
October 17 20:00 Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music

Program: Alejandro Viñao “Chant d'aillures”, Philippe Leroux “Voi”, Rolands Kronlaks – World premiere, Jonathan Harvey “Mortuos plango vivos voco”. Perfomers: sopranos Elīna KALNAKĀRKLE, Gunta DAVIDČUKA, Iveta ROMANCĀNE , Arvīds KAZLAUSKS (saxophone), Rolands KRONLAKS (electronics), SINFONIETTA RĪGA musicians, conductor Normunds ŠNĒ

DREAM OF SHAKESPEARE
October 19 19:00 St. John's Church, Riga

Works by William Byrd, William Brooks, Lasse Thoresen, Michaël Levinas, Thomas Tomkins, Evelin Seppar, Eugene Birman, Oskars Herliņš, Kristaps Pētersons, Ēriks Ešenvalds, Toivo Tulev and Thomas Weelkes performed by LATVIJA RADIO CHOIR, conductors Sigvards KĻAVA un Kaspars PUTNIŅŠ, Aigars REINIS (organ)

BANG ON A CAN ALL-STARS (USA)
October 20 19:00 Rīgas Mākslas Telpa

Works by David Lang, Michael Gordon, Julia Wolfe, Steve Reich, Brian Eno and Louis Andriessen performed by the ensemble BANG ON A CAN ALL-STARS

ELECTROCARDIOGRAM
October 21 19:00 LNMM Exhibition Hall Arsenāls, Riga

Works by Hans-Henrik Nordstrøm, Ada Gentile, Mercedes Zavala, Axel Borup Jørgensen, Santa Bušs, Per Nørgaard, Andris Dzenītis and Louis Aguirre performed by Mikkel ANDERSEN (guitar, Denmark)

NIGHT OF CAGE 
October 23 19:00 Spīķeri Concert Hall, Riga

Works by John Cage and premiere of Rihards Plešanovs “Mushroom Rhapsody” performed by Rihards PLEŠANOVS (piano), LATVIAN RADIO CHOIR, conductor Sigvards KĻAVA

BLACK PEARLS OF 20th CENTURY
October 25 19:00 Great Guild, Riga

Works of Conlon Nancarrow, Georg Friedrich Haas, Iannis Xenakis and Ruta Paidere performed by SINFONIETTA RĪGA, conductor Normunds ŠNĒ, Guntis KUZMA (clarinet)

CAGE. EŠENVALDS. VASKS
October 26 19:00 Great Guild, Riga

Works by John Cage, Ēriks Ešenvalds and Pēteris Vasks performed by LIEPAJA SYMPHONY AMBER SOUND ORCHESTRA, conductor Atvars LAKSTĪGALA



                                                      ARENA 2012

                                                      Mikkel ANDERSEN, guitar (Denmark)
                                                      Elīna KALNAKĀRKLE, Gunta DAVIDČUKA and Iveta ROMANCĀNE, sopranos (Latvia)
                                                      Ints DĀLDERIS and Guntis KUZMA, clarinet (Latvia)
                                                      Arvīds KAZLAUSKS, saxophone (Latvia)
                                                      Rihards PLEŠANOVS, piano (Latvia)
                                                      Aigars REINIS, positive organ (Latvia)
                                                      Rolands KRONLAKS, electronics (Latvia)

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