‘Lord of Horizons’ will be one of the highlights of the festival of introvert art ‘Ad lucem.’ Its source was found in the personality of the 17th century translator, teacher and composer Uli Afki whose outstanding life on the crossroads of Eastern and Western cultures affirms the main value in all times – humanism. Music performed by ensemble of oriental music ‘Sarband’ will enliven this event. Artistic director of this group Vladimir Ivanoff (Bulgaria/Germany) is a prominent musicologist, specialist of leute, baroque and oriental music. The theme of the concert is inter-relation of Oriental and Western music, reflection of Christianity and Islam in its scores, integrating readings of Koran by poet and translator Uldis Bērziņš.
Thematic division: Thirst for the Ocean
Begins : 29.07.2014 21:00
- Latvian National Library
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‘Be Here’ is a range of the programs within the festival of introvert art ‘Ad lucem’ specially dedicated to ‘Riga 2014’. They are a whole night event on Esplanade ‘Sunrise in town,’ readings ‘Lord of the Horizons’ participated by prominent experts of oriental music and featuring interpretation of Koran by translator and poet Uldis Bērziņš, as well as already legendary ‘Night Meditation,’ made unforgettable by improvisations of British cello player Matthew Barley. Your center is where you are even in the humdrum of the city. Stop and listen to the quiet heart beat of Riga, sense its particular spiritual radiance and be present!
Web address: http://riga2014.org/esi_te