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Latvian classical music concerts at Riga Anglican Church

Every Saturday at 7:00 p.m., the Riga Anglican Church will present classical music concerts featuring performances by talented Latvian musicians.

Latvia is famous around the world for its classical music traditions. These 40-minute violin and organ concerts are an excellent opportunity to enjoy music by Latvia’s best composers.

Tickets 20 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.

Program:

Ādolfs Skulte - Ārija

Jēkabs Medinš - Romance

Alfrēds Kalniņš - Elēģija

Lūcija Garūta - Lūgšana

Lūcija Garūta - Meditācija

Jānis Kalniņš - Klusā Stundā

Pēteris Vasks - Laudate Dominum

Raimonds Tiguls- Pārdomas

 

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.

August 2018 -
  • 04 Aug 19:00 - 19:40
  • 11 Aug 19:00 - 19:40
  • 18 Aug 19:00 - 19:40
  • 25 Aug 19:00 - 19:40
September 2018 +

Every Saturday at 7 PM

Ticket price € 20.00

Contacts

Place :
Anglican Church
Address :
Anglikāņu iela 2

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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