Euroradio Concert Series “European Capital of Culture, Riga”
The 27th of October at 9:05 p.m. Recordings from XI “Kremerata Baltica” Festival in Sigulda – Lauma Skride (piano), Baiba Skride (violin), orchestra “Kamerata Baltica”, conductor Jacques Cohen. Programme – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Schubert, Modest Mussorgsky.
The 28th of October at 9:05 p.m. Recording from Riga Cathedral – “Tenso Days 2014” closing concert “Paradisus vocis”, featuring Latvian Radio Choir, “Musicatreize” (France), “Helsingin kamerikuoro” (Finland), orchestra “Sinfonietta Rīga”, conductor Sigvards Kļava. Programme – contemporary sacral choir music by Bernat Vivancos, Beat Furrer, Zad Moultaka, François-Bernard Mâche, Andrejs Selickis, Pēteris Vasks, and Ēriks Ešenvalds.
The 29th of October at 7 p.m. Live transmission from the Riga Dom. Participants –State Choir “Latvija” and soloists, conductor Māris Sirmais. Programme – Ēriks Ešenvalds, Sir John Tavener, Giya Kancheli, Rihards Dubra.
The 30th of October at 9:05 p.m. Recording of the closing concert of the Autumn Chamber Music Festival at the Great Guild Hall. Participants – Sol Gabetta (cello), orchestra “Sinfonietta Rīga”, conductor Normunds Šnē. Programme – Pēteris Vasks, Jean Sibelius, and Erkki-Sven Tüür.
The 31st of October at 7 p.m. Live transmission from the Great Guild Hall. Concert “Reinis Zariņš. Clouds. Tchaikovsky”. Participants – Reinis Zariņš (piano), Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andris Poga. Programme – Ēriks Ešenvalds, Alexander Scriabin, Pyotr Tchaikovsky.
The 31st of October at 11:30 p.m. Recording from Latvian Radio Studio 1. Kristīne Prauliņa (vocal), Raimonds Pauls (piano), Latvian Radio Big Band perform Latvian evergreens and new jazz songs. Conductor – Kārlis Vanags.
The 1st of November at 7 p.m. Recording from the Latvian National Opera – Giuseppe Verdi “Rigoletto”. Soloists – Samsons Izjumovs, Olga Pudova, Rame Lahaj, Krišjānis Norvelis, Kristīne Zadovska, Rihards Mačanovskis e.a., as well as Latvian National Opera Choir and Orchestra, conductor – Mārtiņš Ozoliņš.
The 2nd of November at 5 p.m. Live transmission from the Latvian Radio Studio 1. Laima Jansone (kokle), Raimonds Tiguls (hang), Artis Orubs (percussion), Andris Grunte (contrabass) in folk/world music concert “Morning Dew Washed Off”.