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Lost in Genre: BACK TO CLASSICS

The great physicist Albert Einstein loved classical music – he played violin and was devoted to Mozart. Einstein said that he saw his life in terms of music.

Get some peace of mind yourself by attending following events:

– Passion of Tango Rhythms

Latvian National Symphony Orchestra (LNSO) invites you to chamber music concert on 14th April at Great Guild (Lielā Ģilde). LNSO string chamber ensemble together with accordion will take the audience to a musical journey through nightly Riga, Paris and New York – with the touch of tango, of course. The concert program will include compositions by Richard Galliano, Astor Piazzolla, as well as Arturs Maskats recently composed work “Midnight in Riga” and specially for this program written new piece composed by fine musical language owner Martins Vilums.

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– Composer`s Imants Zemzaris musical birthday party

On 14th April at Latvian Composers Union (Latvijas Komponistu savienība) located in Baznicas street 37-3 (Riga), Latvian composers Imants Zemzaris will celebrate his 65th birthday and you are invited!

Zemzaris is brightest postmodernist in Latvian music, he is a composer, pianist, pedagogue and music critic. He knows how to slow down the time in music.

During his birthday celebration he will not only talk about his creative process and get involved in discussions with the audience, but also play piano to premiere the new vocal cycle “Are you in heaven?” together with singer Monta Martinsone.

Event starts at 18:00, entrance is free.

– “Magic flute”

“Sinfonietta Riga” invites to classically shaped musical program “Symphony of Sibelius and Nielsen flute concert” (“Sibeliusa simfonija un Nilsena flautas koncerts”) on 15th April at Great Guild, beginning at 19:00.

You will hear Finnish symphonist Jean Sibelius and internationally most recognizable Danish composer Carl Nielsen, as well as Joseph Martin Kraus, also called – Swedish Mozart – pieces.

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Enjoy the great German composer`s Richard Strauss music

On 15th April at 19:00, at concert hall “Great amber” (“Lielais dzintars”) and on 16th April at 17:00, at Rundale palace, Liepaja Symphony Orchestra will give a fantastic performance together with Latvian National Symphony Orchestra chief conductor Andris Poga and London Philharmonic Orchestra first cello – Kristine Blaumane.

The concert will begin with a composition “Metamorphosis” for 23 string instruments. Later Liepaja Symphony Orchestra will be joined by one of the most outstanding Latvian cellists with excellent international career – Kristine Blaumane. They will play symphonic poem “Don Quixote”.

Tickets available at www.bilesuparadize.lv

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