The Riga FESTIVAL 2013 – John Cage AND VIDEO ART

14 | 06 | 2013

    Friday, June 14, at. 20:00 Small Mežotne Palace



Svetlana Okuņa, violin

Inga Sunepa, cello

Juris Žvikovs, piano

Roberts Rubīns, video artist

The program includes:

John Cage – Sonatas prepared piano

Pēteris Plakidis – “Romantic Music” for violin, cello and piano

Dmitri Shostakovich – Trio in A minor mi

Skride I Dārziņa I Vasks

20 | 08 | 2012

    Pēteris Vasks fund concert in which the specially ordered Dace Aperane’s latest work „Summer Ballad” will be performed.


The compositions by Pēteris Vasks, Frederic Chopin, Robert Schumann, Dace Aperāne, Jāzeps Mediņš and Darius Mijo.

Spānijas karaļa galma mūzika

12 | 08 | 2012

    In cooperation with VISA „Latvijas koncerti” the ensemble of ancient music „Trakula” will tell you a muscial story about the spanish king and St. Rome’s Emperor Charles V. The music included in this concert will be as multi-coloured as this monarch’s biography. It will be supplemented with readings. The listeners will be able to make a short stay in the thick brick walls of Catalonian’s monasteries, the lands of Osman empire as well as European Kings’ courts. They are going to discover quite an interesting detail from the emperor’s life.

The participans:

Oksana Gotlube – block flute, duduk, bagpipe, voice

Māra Āboliņa – block flute, kaval, voice

Līga Jelēviča – The renaisance violin, trumpet violin

Lenards Gotlubs – The middle age renaisance lute, the renaisance / baroque guitars

Māris Jēkabsons – bagpipes, percussion instruments, voice

Kaspars Indrēvics – drums, percussion instruments


28 | 07 | 2012

    In cooperation with VSIA Latvijas koncerti.



Guna Āboltiņa – Cello

Elīna Endzele – percussion instruments

Agnese Egliņa – piano

Summer Jazz

12 | 07 | 2012

    One of the most prominent representatives of jazz vocal of our times, the world famous leader of the vocal group „New York Voices” Peter Eldridge is again going to give guest performances in Latvia.

„Forever stylish” – it is how the portal Jazz Times call Peter Eldridge, but writes – „he belongs to that melodious poetic tradition which is represented by such outstanding voices as Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, Ven Morrison and the rock group Steely Dan.

These singers create inrresistible wonderful melodies with texts full of deep meaning which are at the same time universal as well as personal.”

Eldridge’s cooperation partner the bass player Mat Aronov and the vocal group Framest will perform together with hi mat Congress House.

In the spring of 2011, in Riga, they enjoyed the exclusive possibility to become Eldridge’s mastercourse participants.

On June 12, in Mežotne Palace, there will be wonderful possibility to hear Peter Eldridge together with the bass player Mat Aronov performing compositions which are included in their latest album.