Program of the festival 2015

WOMEN’S DAY
March 8 18:00 Riga Latvian Society Gold Hall

Works by Fanny Mendelssohn, Clara Schumann, Cécile Chaminade, Amy Beach, Na'ama Tamir, Indra Riše and Zita Bružaitė performed by Irena FRIEDLAND (Israel)

FOREST SONGS FOR CHILDREN
October 14 13:00 Hotel Promenade Hika Hall, Liepāja
October 24 13:00 Baltais flīģelis, Sigulda

Songs by Jēkabs Nīmanis, Oskars Herliņš, Valts Pūce and Ēriks Ešenvalds performed by Baiba RENERTE (mecosoprano), Artūrs NOVIKS (accordion), Ilze GAGAINE (violin), Jēkabs NĪMANIS (clarinet, guitar, voice)

MARIENGLASS. Electroacoustic chamber opera
October 16 19:00 Riga Reformed Church
October 17 15.00 and 18.00 Riga Reformed Church

Chamber opera by Beat GYZIN (Switzerland) performed by the author, countertenor Javier HAGEN, actor Philipp BOË and Ēriks KIRŠFELDS (cello, Latvia)

COUNTERPOINT. UTOPIC DIALOGUES
October 20 19:00 Mākslinieku savienības galerija, Rīga

Premieres of the works by Oskars Herliņš, Gerhard Stäbler and Agustín Castilla-Ávila, compositions by Vito Palumbo, Luka Lombardi, Jack Fortner and Terry Riley performed by the ensemble EL CIMARRON DUO (Austria / Italy)

MAKING INSTRUMENTS with composer MARINA GRIBINČIKA
October 22 15:00, 16:00, 17:00 and 18:00 Riga Latvian Society
October 24 12:00 Baltais flīģelis, Sigulda


FROM THE ALPS TO GAIZIŅŠ
October 27 19:00 Ziemeļblāzma Chamber Hall, Riga
October 28 18:00 Hotel Promenade Hika Hall, Liepāja
October 31 18:00 Baltais flīģelis, Sigulda

Folk music and contemporary music improvisations performed by Valdis MUKTUPĀVELS (ethnomusicologist) and Helena WINKELMAN (composer and violinist, Switzerland)

PREMIERES OF POST-MINIMALISM MUSIC
October 29 19:00 Riga Latvian Society Gold Hall

Works by Frederic Rzewski, Daniel Fishkin, Sang Song, Moon Young Ha and Pascal Le Boeuf performed by the ensemble MISE-EN (USA), conductor Moon Young HA

CANTO 33
October 30 St. Peter's Church, Riga

Premiere of the work by Helena Winkelman (Switzerland) performed by LATVIAN RADIO CHOIR, conductor Kaspars PUTNIŅŠ, Helena WINKELMAN (violin), Andris SĒJĀNS (countertenor), Carla BOS (harp, Netherlands), Carl ROSMAN (clarinet, Germany), Alejandro COELLO CALVO, (percussion, Spain / Germany)

NO SAY NO WAY
November 1 17:00 3 māsas, Rīga

World premiere of the work by Francois SARHAN (France) performed by the author and Jennifer TORRENCE (USA / Norway)

ROOTS IN THE FUTURE. Ensemble SARBAND
November 5 19:00 Riga Latvian Society Līgo Hall

Middle East and Western European music performed by ensemble SARBAND (Germany / Middle East)

LATVIAN RADIO CHOIR. SARBAND. CANTICUM CANTICORUM
November 6 19:00 St. Peter's Church, Riga

Works by Bushra El-Turk, Lasse Thoresen, Vladimir Ivanov, Toivo Tulev, Santa Ratniece and Mārtiņš Viļums performed by LATVIAN RADIO CHOIR, conductor Kaspars PUTNIŅŠ and the ensemble SARBAND (Germany / Middle East)


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