CHRISTMAS RHAPSODY IN BLUE
|22. and 26. DEC||19.00|
|Place||Great Guild Concert Hall|
Participating: Orchestra RIGA
Soloists: Andrejs Osokins (piano) and Evilena Protektore (vocal)
Conductor Valdis Butāns
The Orchestra RIGA will perform its annual Christmas concerts this year, dedicating them to the 120th anniversary of the outstanding composer George Gershwin, and the 130th anniversary of the equally outstanding composer Irving Berlin. Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue will be performed by the orchestra together with the outstanding pianist from Latvia Andrejs Osokins. Meanwhile, Irving Berlin’s Christmas songs will be performed by one of Latvia’s most popular jazz singers – Evilena Protektore.