Concert “Born in Riga”
Born in Riga koncerts

On the 6th of July, the Latvian Television aired live one of the key events of the “Riga 2014” Programme – the magnificent concert “Born in Riga”. The concert took place on a custom built open-air stage near the Latvian National Opera building, bringing together international stars who hail from Riga.

Participating in the concert were Maija Kovaļevska, Inese Galante, Aleksandrs Antoņenko, Egils Siliņš, Mischa Maisky, Baiba Skride, Iveta Apkalna, Vestards Šimkus, Raimonds Pauls and Laima Jansone, as well as the Latvian Radio Choir, State Choir “Latvija” and conductor Māris Sirmais, chamber orchestra “Kremerata Baltica”, and an orchestra set up specifically for the “Born in Riga” project, comprised of the best orchestra musicians in Latvia and Europe, conducted by Andris Poga. The concert’s programme featured some of the best music ever composed, including by six composers associated with Latvia.

Published: 10-07-2014