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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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Concert

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08.01.2006  18:00
Riga Dome Cathedral

PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russia)
Russian Orthodox male choir, choirmaster Georgy Smirnov. Program: Russian Orthodox Christmas songs.

 

09.01.2006  19:00
Riga Dome Cathedral

PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russia)
Russian Orthodox male choir, choirmaster Georgy Smirnov. Program: Russian Orthodox Christmas songs.

 

10.01.2006  19:00
Ventspils

PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russia)
Russian Orthodox male choir, choirmaster Georgy Smirnov. Program: Russian Orthodox Christmas songs.

 

11.01.2006  19:00
Jçkabpils

PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russia)
Russian Orthodox male choir, choirmaster Georgy Smirnov. Program: Russian Orthodox Christmas songs.

 

12.01.2006  19:00
Valmiera,St.Simanis church

PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russia)
Russian Orthodox male choir, choirmaster Georgy Smirnov. Program: Russian Orthodox Christmas songs.

 

13.01.2006  19:00
Cçsis, St.John`s church

PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russia)
Russian Orthodox male choir, choirmaster Georgy Smirnov. Program: Russian Orthodox Christmas songs.

 

14.01.2006  18:00
Sigulda Concert Hall "Baltais Fligelis"

PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russia)
Russian Orthodox male choir, choirmaster Georgy Smirnov. Program: Russian Orthodox Christmas songs.

 

15.01.2006  19:00
Great Guild Hall

Juilliard String quartet

 

21.01.2006  19:00
Black Head House

Muza Rubackyte (piano, France)
Programme: Mozart, Beethoven, Listz

 

25.01.2006  19:00
Latvian National Drama theatre

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (Great Britain)
Conductor Robin Ticciati. Program: Mozart. The UK’s leading period instruments ensemble.

 

04.02.2006  18:00
Sigulda Concert Hall "Baltais Fligelis"

The Silver-Garburg Piano Duo
Praised for their "lyric sensitivity, extraordinary inner perception and overwhelming technical mastering" (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung), the Silver-Garburg Piano Duo enjoys a flourishing international career in more than forty countries on the five continents. Sivan Silver and Gil Garburg founded their duo in 1997 and within a few years became one of the remarkable piano-duos on the international stages, gaining enthusiastic acclaim by music audiences and critics.

 

05.02.2006  19:00
Black Head House

The Silver-Garburg Piano Duo
Praised for their "lyric sensitivity, extraordinary inner perception and overwhelming technical mastering" (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung), the Silver-Garburg Piano Duo enjoys a flourishing international career in more than forty countries on the five continents. Sivan Silver and Gil Garburg founded their duo in 1997 and within a few years became one of the remarkable piano-duos on the international stages, gaining enthusiastic acclaim by music audiences and critics.

 

13.02.2006  19:00
Latvian National Opera

Vocal ensemble Chanticleer (USA)
Winterfest festival closing and Herman Brown Foundation birthday!

 

07.11.2006  19:00
Great Guild Hall

Postcard from Brazil

The WINTERFEST opening concert

 

18.11.2006  18:00
Great Guild Hall

TOKYO STRING QUARTET (USA)
TOKYO STRING QUARTET (USA)

 

29.11.2006  19:00
Latvian National Opera

Gidon KREMER (violin) and Marta ARGERICH (piano)
The legendary duo!

 

01.12.2006  20:00
Latvian National Opera

Dee Dee BRIDGEWATER (USA)

J’ai deux amours…

 

04.12.2006  20:00
Latvian National Opera

KLAZZ BROTHERS & CUBA PERCUSSION (Germany) - Classic meets Cuba
The Grammy nominees of the crossover for the first time in Riga!

 

11.12.2006  20:00
Latvian National Opera

MÍSIA – FADO DIVA (Portugal)

Drama Box

 

17.12.2006  19:00
Riga Dome Cathedral

J.S. BACH – WEIHNACHTSORATORIUM (The Christmas Oratory)
Herman Braun Foundation presents the traditional Christmas concert

 

21.12.2006  18:00
Majori Culture House, Jurmala

SYMPHONY OF TOYS
From Lincoln Center, New York, to Riga! A Christmas charity concert to give everyone a moment of joy!

 

23.12.2006  19:00
Great Guild Hall

SYMPHONY OF TOYS
From Lincoln Center, New York, to Riga! A unique Christmas charity concert to give everyone a moment of joy!

 

27.12.2006  19:00
Riga Dome Cathedral

G.F. Händel – MESSIAH
The mighty drama of human redemption

 

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