The 100th Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Republic of Latvia was Celebrated on 18 November
The Latvian Centenary was celebrated with a rich programme of events all weekend long in Riga, throughout Latvia, and in 37 countries around the world. Latvia received countless greetings and salutations from friends and allies, and the presidents of Estonia, Iceland, and Finland participated in Latvia’s Centenary celebrations.
Māris Briežkalns Quintet and Kristīne Prauliņa will perform at the London Jazz Festival
Raimonds Pauls’ songs composed to the lyrics by American poet Gordon Pogoda, as well as compositions of the internationally renown project Rothko in Jazz will be performed at the London Jazz Festival, which will take place in the British capital from November 16 to 25.
Latvian Radio Choir goes on a Latvia’s Centenary tour around the USA and Canada
From 11 – 20 November, Latvian Radio Choir and its artistic director and lead conductor Sigvards Kļava will go on a concert tour around the USA and Canada.
LNSO performing at major European venues for Latvia’s centenary
The Latvian National Symphony Orchestra (LNSO) returns from Slovakia today, where they performed a concert at the Bratislava Music Festival. Their tour in honour of Latvia’s centenary continues this week with visits to renowned concert halls in France, Switzerland and Germany.
Emīls Dārziņš Will Resound in India and Sri Lanka for Latvia’s Centenary
From 27 September to 6 October, Liepāja Symphony Orchestra (LSO) and its art director and chief conductor Gintaras Rinkevicius will go on a concert tour to India and Sri Lanka.
Estonian Voices and Latvian Voices
In honour of the centenaries of the two neighbouring countries Latvia and Estonia, two notable professional a cappella vocal groups are joining forces in a single concert.