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Concert cycles

WinterFest

Winterfest - that is Herman Braun Foundation’s annual International music festival. It is being held from  November till the middle of February. The first one took place in 1999.

 

Winterfest is rather a set of concerts to celebrate the occasions of Christmas in December, New Year and Orthodox Christmas in January, consequently, and the regular anniversary of Herman Braun Foundation in February.

 

The concerts differ in their genre and programs with the participation of legendary maestros, famous young soloists, chamber ensembles, choirs, period music ensembles, jazz vocal groups, cross-over groups: the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Kremerata Baltica, Dmitry Bashkirov, Gidon Kremer, Marta Argerich, Muza Rubackyte, Piotr Anderszewski, Jevgeny Samoilov, Sivan Silver & Gil Garburg, the Katona Twins, Inga Kalna, Irina Dolzhenko, Antra Bigaca, Daishin Kashimoto, Andres Mustonen, Ramon Jaffe, Ilze Urbane, Baiba Skride, Vestard Shimkus, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Misia, Tokyo String Quartet, Guarneri String Quartet, Julliard String Quartet, choir Latvia, Latvian Radio Choir, the BBC singers, the Academy of Ancient music under Tatyana Grindenko, Villancico, Terem-quartet, Remake, Beni Schmid, Sexteto Canyengue, the Brazz Brothers, the King Singers, the Swingle Singers, Chanticleer, Intars Busulis, Klazz Brothers & Cuba Percussion. The famous Moscow male choir Pravoslavniye Pevchiye (the Orthodox Singers) performs annually.

 

During the festival Herman Braun Foundation launched new traditions of performing Bach’s Weihnachtoratorium, Handel’s Messiah and a unique Christmas charity concert Symphony of Toys.


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Date, time, place

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Ticket prices

09.01.2004  19:00
Jekabpils, Krustpils House of Culture

The soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre Irina Dolzhenko (mezzo soprano, Russia) & Inna Davidova (piano).
Celebrate the Old New year in the atmosphere of old and evergreen melodies!
Program: Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov.

 

11.01.2004  18:00
Sigulda Concert Hall "Baltais Fligelis"

The soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre Irina Dolzhenko (mezzo soprano, Russia) & Inna Davidova (piano).
Celebrate the Old New year in the atmosphere of old and evergreen melodies!
Program: Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov.

 

13.01.2004  19:00
Great Guild Hall

The soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre Irina Dolzhenko (mezzo soprano, Russia) & Inna Davidova (piano).
Celebrate the Old New year in the atmosphere of old and evergreen melodies!
Program: Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov.

 

07.02.2004  19:00
Sigulda Concert Hall "Baltais Fligelis"

Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet (Netherlands)
The famous recorder quartet affords unbelievable acoustic sensations. Program: "Suites and Sweets"

 

08.02.2004  18:00
Black Head House

Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet (Netherlands)
The famous recorder quartet affords unbelievable acoustic sensations. Program: "Suites and Sweets"

 

13.02.2004  18:00
Latvian National Opera

THE REAL GROUP (Sweden)
The most stupendous European jazz vocal quintet opens new musical horizons on the Herman Braun Foundation’s birthday.

 

13.02.2004  21:00
Latvian National Opera

THE REAL GROUP (Sweden)
The most stupendous European jazz vocal quintet opens new musical horizons on the Herman Braun Foundation’s birthday.

 

09.11.2004  19:00
Latvian National Opera

"Hommage à Stéphane Grappelli"
The Winterfest opening concert. BENI SCHMID (violin, Austria). This famous artist is as brilliant as Fritz Kreisler in classic repertoire or as Stephane Grappelli in jazz.

 

20.11.2004  17:00
Jekabpils

The SKRIDES sisters
Program: romantic music

 

21.11.2004  19:00
Black Head House

The SKRIDES sisters
Program: romantic music

 

23.11.2004  19:00
Great Guild Hall

Tokyo String Quartet (USA)
If the Tokyo String Quartet isn't the world's greatest chamber music ensemble, it's hard to imagine which group is. Program: Mozart, Wolf and Beethoven.

 

04.12.2004  19:00
Sapnu Fabrika (Lacplesa Str 101)

For Jazz Lovers: Richard GALLIANO (accordion, France) and Michel PORTAL (clarinet, France)
This music is considered to be a fusion of Italian melodiousness, French wit and Afro-American drive.

 

06.12.2004  19:00
Latvian National Opera

“Tango Royal” SEXTETO CANYENGUE (Netherlands)
Riga debut! This outstanding ensemble feels at home in theatre, classic concert hall, jazz festival and… at the Royal wedding.

 

11.12.2004  18:00
Black Head House

Roman Manuilov (saxophone, Switzerland) , Natalija Dirvuk (piano)
Program: saxophone and piano compositions by German Romanticists.

 

22.12.2004  19:00
Great Guild Hall

“Symphony of Toys”
The Christmas charity concert to give everyone a moment of joy. Chamber orchestra, Conductor Arkady Fomin (USA). FREE ADMISSION. You can duly collect invitations at Great Guild hall ticket office. Please take to the concert new, unwrapped toy as your contribution in this charity event.

 

23.12.2004  19:00
Great Guild Hall

“Symphony of Toys”
The Christmas charity concert to give everyone a moment of joy. Chamber orchestra, Conductor Arkady Fomin (USA). FREE ADMISSION. You can duly collect invitations at Great Guild hall ticket office. Please take to the concert new, unwrapped toy as your contribution in this charity event.

 

26.12.2004  17:00
Black Head House

“SCHUBERT & CAFÉ MUSIC” CLAVIER TRIO (USA)
Arkady Fomin (violin), David Korevaar (piano), Peter Steffens (cello) - trio from USA. Program: Schubert, Suk, Kreisler, Tchaikovsky, Shchedrin, Cramer.

 

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