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Evening classical music concerts at Our Lady of Sorrows Church

Every Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Our Lady of Sorrows Church classical music concerts featuring performances by talented Latvian musicians are held.

The length of the concert is 30 minutes. 

Tickets 10 EUR

Tickets are available for purchase at the Tourism Information Center on Rātslaukums 6 (Town Hall Square) in Old Town Riga, or at the concert venue before the concert.


J.S.Bach Fantasia and Fugue in C moll (organ)
Johan Svendsen Romance G dur (violin/organ)
J.S.Bach Adagio G moll (violin)
Sigfried Karg-Elrt Sanctus B dur (violin/organ) 

Improvisation of Latvian folk song "Pūt vējiņi" (organ)

About the musicians:

Both musicians, Ilze Kirsanova and Jānis Karpovičs, work as soloists as well as chamber musicians. Both started performing together at the Our Lady of Sorrows Church as a violin and organ duet, as well as a violin and piano duet. The concert program is made up of a varied repertoire of early Baroque to contemporary 21st century compositions. The work of Latvian composers is especially featured in the concert program.


Ilze Kirsanova (violin)

Ilze began playing the violin at the Emīls Dārziņš Music School and later graduated the Latvian Music Academy. She continued her studies at the Royal Music and Drama College of Wales, where she studied being first violinist and held a scholarship from the prestigious Sir Charles Mackerras scholarship fund. She also studied at the Geneva Music Academy. Ilze has also won several international music competitions. Since then, she has performed as first violin with the Sensus string quartet, as well as several other chamber music ensembles. She continues to participate in various international chamber music and orchestra projects.


Jānis Karpovičs (organ)

Jānis graduated the Jāzeps Vītols Music Academy with a bachelor’s degree in piano, and is currently studying for his master’s degree in piano. He has performed concerts in Latvia, Finland, Poland, Great Britain, Iceland and elsewhere. Jānis has also participated in international master classes with such famous pianists as M.Worms, M.Tezza and others. He was also a participant of the Jāzeps Vītols VII International Piano Competition. In addition to this piano career, Karpovičs also works as an organ player at the Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Riga.

September 2018 -
  • 29 Sep 19:30 - 20:00

Every Saturday at 7:30 PM

Ticket price € 10.00


Place :
Our Lady of Sorrows Church
Address :
Pils iela 5

Terms and conditions :

Tickets cannot be returned. But you can exchange the date of the concert by contacting the orgnizer at musictourlatvia@gmail.com. 


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