329th jubilee of Bach


Bach’s jubilee will be celebrated in a concert planned as part of the project ‘Windstream 2014 in the sign of Bach.’ Professional brass orchestra Rīga conducted by Mārtiņš Ozoliņš will perform arrangements of Bach for wind instruments commissioned to Latvian composers. Bach dance suites and instrumental music will come to the forefront in this concert where musicians will aim at creating modern sound of brass orchestra and the rhythmic design to align it with the XXI century.

Thematic division: Thirst for the Ocean

Begins : 31.03.2014 16:00


  • The Big Guildhall

Form of event:

  • Concert
  • Workshop

Category of event:

  • Music
  • History

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

Program ‘Windstream 2014 in the sign of Bach’ features a range of concerts and an international competition of composers ‘Windstream 2014’ organized by the professional brass orchestra Rīga as part of its annual spring Windstream festival. The concert dedicated to Bach’s jubilee will be followed by concerts of participants and jury of the competition ‘Windstream 2014’ announced in 2013 where new compositions for brass orchestra inspired by the theme ‘Feel Bach, continue Bach, debate Bach!’ will be performed. April 2014 will see the competition jury and six selected authors of the best compositions to arrive to Riga to participate in the concert of jury as well as in the finals of the competition and the concert of laureates.

Web address: http://riga2014.org/WINDSTREAM



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