Gala concert


At „Tenso dienas” gala concert, examples of French and Flemish baroque polyphony will be presented as well as Norvegian folk songs, music composed by Pēteris Vasks and Arvo Pärt, and the new compositions made at the sound laboratory of The Latvian Radio Choir  – Latvian Byzantine singings. Sigvards Kļava will be the creative director of this concert who will transform those early-age singings into a brand new musical art form together with composer Andrejs Selickis. „Nederlands Kamerkoor” (the Netherlands), „Musicatreize” (France), „Det Norske Solistkor” (Norway), Latvian Radio Choir and The Latvian National Symphony Orchestra and solists will also join the concert.

Thematic division: Amber Vein

Begins : 21.10.2014 21:00


  • Riga Dome

Form of event:

  • Concert
  • Festival
  • Workshop
  • Event

Category of event:

  • Music

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

The Tenso Network Europe unites the European choirs since 2003. One of the four founders of the network and its driving force in terms of ideas is Latvian Radio Choir, which will host the international choir festival ‘Tenso Days in Riga’ in October 2014, when Riga will become the capital of European professional choirs, organizing masterclasses for young composers, meetings of professionals, and concerts. ‘Tenso Days in Riga’ will see the Latvian Radio Choir and other leading European professional choirs offering programs to the audiences never presented before.

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