The concert is dedicated to tango music. Accompanying the accordionist are her friends from London - Kazakh pianist Aizhana Nurkenova and Russian violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky. The programme includes the premiere of Arturs Maskats' opus for an accordion and a violin. Choreographer Kirils Burlovs, who grew up and studied in Riga but currently lives in London, has been invited to participate in staging the performance. His partners in the concert show “Tango. Ksenija Sidorova” will be Latvian ballet artists Ieva Rācene and Evelīna Godunova.
Thematic division: Riga Carnival
Begins : 17.06.2014 17:00
- Latvian National Opera
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The “Riga Festival” is a compelling demonstration of Riga’s status as a city of inspiration. Riga is a celebration – an endless celebration of sound, taste, flavour and inspiration. Everyone is a welcome guest at the celebration and everyone will feel special, regardless of how near or far they have come, be they on stage or in the audience. This is joy that one wants to share with others. The “Riga Festival” is noted for a broad variety of genres, epochs and music styles – a celebration of music without borders, targeted at Rigans and guests of the city.
Web address: http://www.riga2014.org/RigasFestivals