Concert is dedicated to the Lāčplēsis Day


11. NOV.6 PM, Saturday
PlaceRiga Cathedral

Orchestra RIGA

Conductor Valdis Butāns

Soloist Armands Siliņš-Bergmanis (tenor)

The Riga chamber choir “Ave Sol”

Mixed choir of the Latvian Academy of Culture “Sōla” 


Platons BuravickisTruth and Appearance / premiere

Lolita Ritmanis – Music from the movie Blizzard of Souls

Vilnis Šmīdbergs – Oratorio Fire-run

Jānis Ivanovs – 3rd Symphony (2nd part) and Vocalization Autumn Song

Lolita Ritmanis, Vilnis Šmīdbergs, Jānis Ivanovs, Platons Buravickis – these are the Latvian composers whose music will be heard at the concert dedicated to Latvia’s Lāčplēsis Day. The wind instruments of the orchestra are accompanied by the voices of the choristers in the magnificent acoustics of Riga Cathedral. We will hear Buravickis’ new work Truth and Appearance, the first reading of which will be performed by the orchestra conducted by Valdis Butāns and solo tenor Armands Siliņš-Bergmanis.

Free invitations will be available at “Bilešu paradīze” and Riga Cathedral ticket offices and on the internet: from November 4 at 9 am.

This is one of the events dedicated to Lāčplēsis Day in Riga. All the events dedicated to Lāčplēsis Day and the annyversary of the proclamation of Latvia in Riga will be found on the website, as well as on the pages of social networks “Rīga” and “Rīgā notiek”.

The concert will be recorded by Latvian Radio 3. The creation of the new work is supported by the State Culture Capital Fund and Riga City Council.