Nature Concert Hall

Description:

The event “Nature Concert Hall “Placoderm”” will consist of two parts: exploratory laboratories and creative workshops, and a performance of music, light and projections. The scientific component will be represented by the Entomological Society of Latvia, the Nature Conservation Agency, the University of Latvia, the Museum of Natural History, Latvian Ornithological Society and bat researchers. Also participating in the event will be musicians Ingus Ulmanis, Andris Sējāns, Valdis Muktupāvels, Aigars Voitišķis, Kaspars Tobis, Anrijs Grinbergs, Gints Sola. This year the Nature Concert Hall will present a notable addition - the “Devon Orchestra” - a chamber orchestra made up of twenty professional symphony orchestra musicians. The “Devon Orchestra” will have several important tasks to perform with the main task being to create a symphony of sound for a time 56 million years ago and linking it up with the contemporary Nature Concert Hall.

Thematic division: Without thematic division

Begins : 09.08.2014 14:00

Venue:

  • Sigulda, at the „Hot Air Balloon Field” in the Gauja Valley

Form of event:

  • Concert
  • Workshop
  • Event

Category of event:

  • Music
  • Visual arts
  • Participation of the public
  • Science
  • History
  • Multimedia

Audience of event:

  • Children
  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

This year, the Nature Concert Hall will take place in Gauja National Park near Sigulda. Residents and guests of Sigulda and Sigulda Region will be offered to go on various tours, participate in the Nature Concert Hall’s exploration laboratories and creative workshops and, after dark, become participants in nature, music and video art performances, feeling that they are innately a part of nature, its beauty, might and eternity as times go by. This time, the Nature Concert Hall’s main character is the placoderm, an armoured prehistoric fish that lived over 400 million years ago and is a “contemporary” of the sandstone banks of River Gauja.

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

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