27 | 09 | 2013

    Friday, 27. September at. 20:00 Small Mežotne Palace


Daumants Kalniņš, voice

Kristaps Vanadziņš, keyboards

Mārcis Auziņš guitar

Rūdolfs Dankfelds, percussion

Toms Poišs, double bass, bass guitar

Program: singer and audience favorite Sting compositions, jazz standards, original compositions Daumants Kalniņs


03 | 08 | 2013

    On Saturday, the 2013th On the third August, at. 20:00 Small Mežotne Palace

Liene Kinča, soprano

Pēteris Plakidis, piano

Dita Krenberga flute

Ēriks Kiršfelds cello

Program: Pēteris Vasks, Pēteris Plakidis (new work by Ojāra Vācieša poetry, “Petera Vaska Fund” order), Santa Ratniece (new work by Imants Ziedonis poetry, “Petera Vaska Fund” order), Imants Zemzaris, Jāzeps Vītols, Jānis Mediņš, Jules Massenet , Franz Lehar, Johann Strauss, Giacomo Puccini

19. Starptautiskā Senās mūzikas festivāla ietvaros – Mario Brunello

12 | 07 | 2013


July 12, 2013

Friday, July 12, at. 20:00 Small Mežotne Palace

ITALIAN cellos virtuoso

Mario Brunello, cello

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)

Cello Sonata in D major TWV 40:1

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Suite for cello solo

Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

Il Lamento della Ninfa (“Nymphs lamentation”) for cello and cilpmašīnai

Eugene Ysaÿe (1858-1931)

Sonata for Cello Op. 28,

Mečislavs VAINBERGS (1919-1996)

First Sonata for Cello Op. 72

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

Contrabajissimo (Celljissimo) for cello and cilpmašīnai

Mario Brunello is the first Italian musician who won the Tchaikovsky Competition (1986), and it paved the cellist international soloist career: he played with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the French National Orchestra, the Orchestra of La Scala, Rome, Sat. Cecilia Academy Orchestra, “The Berlin Philharmonic” the conductor Valery Gergiev as the lead, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, seiza Odzava Daniel Gati, Myung-Whun Chung, Yuri Temirkanovs, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Carlo Maria Džulīni and Claudio Abbado, who repeatedly called Mario Brunello at Mozart Orchestra as a cellist and as a conductor.

1994th The Brunello establishing the Orchestra d’Archi Italiana, with a lot of traveling. An important part of the creative life Brunello devote chamber music – working with Gidon Kremer, Frank Peter Zimmermann, Yuri Bashmet, Maurizio Pollini, Andreu Lukezīni, along with Borodin and Alban Berg Quartets. Mario Brunello and other forms of art-wide projects with literary philosophical orientation of science to painting. These projects Brunello working with actors, artists and designers. 2012th Brunello part of Arab music week in Austria, where played together with Kremerata Baltica musicians. He is also experimenting with new musical opportunities to create and participate in a multi-media projects.

Brunello game immortalized in a four CD: Bach suites and Brahms Sonatas, Beethoven and Chopin, as well as many devoted cellist himself solodarbi. 2008th The Deutsche Grammophon released a CD of Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with Claudio Abbado led in turn EGEA Records is currently working on a five-CD series, dedicated to Mario Brunello. This collection will include a musical odyssey through the Mediterranean culture and will include Vivaldi čellkoncertu interpretations.

Mario Brunello playing great 17th century construction Madžīni cello who has ever owned a Franco Rossi.

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.