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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

Concert

Ticket prices

08.01.2008  19:00
Riga Dome Cathedral

PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russian Orthodox male choir, Russia)
Choirmaster Georgy Smirnov

 

09.01.2008  19:00
Ogre Center of Culture

PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russian Orthodox male choir, Russia)
Choirmaster Georgy Smirnov

 

10.01.2008  19:30
Cesvaine High School

PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russian Orthodox male choir, Russia)
Choirmaster Georgy Smirnov

 

11.01.2008  19:00
Krustpils House of Culture

PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russian Orthodox male choir, Russia)
Choirmaster Georgy Smirnov

 

12.01.2008  18:00
Sigulda Concert Hall "Baltais Fligelis"

PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russian Orthodox male choir, Russia)
Choirmaster Georgy Smirnov

 

13.01.2008  19:00
Riga Dome Cathedral

PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russian Orthodox male choir, Russia)
PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russian Orthodox male choir, Russia)Choirmaster Georgy Smirnov

 

14.01.2008  18:00
Valmiera, St.Simanis Church

PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russian Orthodox male choir, Russia)
Choirmaster Georgy Smirnov

 

15.01.2008  19:00
Ventspils Centre of Culture

PRAVOSLAVNIYE PEVCHIYE (Russian Orthodox male choir, Russia)
Choirmaster Georgy Smirnov

 

19.01.2008  19:00
Great Guild Hall

KREMERATA BALTICA & Piotr Anderszewski (piano)
Program – Haydn, Mozart

 

22.01.2008  19:00
Latvian National Opera

THE KING’S SINGERS (Great Britain)
Program: music from Renaissance to contemporary

 

31.01.2008  19:00
Great Guild Hall

I Virtuosi Italiani (chamber orchestra Italy)
Program: Vivaldi, Rossini, Rota

 

03.02.2008  19:00
Riga St. John church (Sv.Jāņa baznīca)

La Petite Bande (period orchestra, Belgium)
With the sounds of baroque…

 

11.02.2008  19:00
Latvian National Opera

The 10th Anniversary of the Herman Braun Foundation! Gala concert
Inessa Galante, Inga Kalna, Antra Bigača, Irina Dolzhenko, Egils Siliņš, Alexey Safiulin, Anatoly Safiulin, Sergej Jēgers, Intars Busulis, Vadim Gluzman, Angela Yoffe, Ilze Urbāne, Elīna Bukša, Roman Manuilov, Natalya Dirvuk, Arthur Tsinguyev, Inna Davidova, Cosmos, Klazz Brothers & Cuba Percussion, LNO orchestra.

Conductor Aleksandr Viļumanis

Stage director Uģis Brikmanis

 

12.02.2008  19:00
Latvian National Opera

The 10th Anniversary of the Herman Braun Foundation! Gala concert
Inessa Galante, Inga Kalna, Antra Bigača, Irina Dolzhenko, Egils Siliņš, Alexey Safiulin, Anatoly Safiulin, Sergej Jēgers, Intars Busulis, Vadim Gluzman, Angela Yoffe, Ilze Urbāne, Elīna Bukša, Roman Manuilov, Natalya Dirvuk, Arthur Tsinguyev, Inna Davidova, Cosmos, Klazz Brothers & Cuba Percussion, LNO orchestra.

Conductor Aleksandr Viļumanis

Stage director Uģis Brikmanis

 

25.11.2008  19:00
Great Guild Hall

Midori (violin, Japan), Charles Abramovic (piano, USA)
Program – Bach, Schubert, Fauré, Shostakovich

Brilliance! Power! Emotions!

 

07.12.2008  19:00
Black Head House

The Artemis Quartet (string quartet, Germany)
Program – Schubert, Beethoven

 

11.12.2008  20:00
Riga Dome Cathedral

THE NIGHT PRAYER
The extraordinary interpretation of the sacred music in the twilight

 

14.12.2008  19:00
Great Guild Hall

Inga Kalna (soprano) & Diana Ketler (piano)
Program – Schubert, Richard Strauss

The new program of our famous musicians!

 

17.12.2008  19:00
Riga Dome Cathedral

Ave Maria CD’s concert-presentation
Inessa Galante (soprano) & Aivars Kalējs (organ)

 

21.12.2008  18:00
Black Head House

Stūrestepa Serenades - The Golden Age of the violin repertoire
Program - Bach, Vivaldi, Paganini, Tchaikovsky etc

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of professor Voldemārs Stūresteps

 

22.12.2008  19:00
Great Guild Hall

Symphony of Toys
From Lincoln Center, New York, to Riga! A Christmas charity concert to give everyone a moment of joy!

 

27.12.2008  19:00
Riga Dome Cathedral

G.F.Handel – Messiah

 

28.12.2008  16:00
Liepāja St.Luter Church

G.F.Handel – Messiah
The mighty drama of human redemption

 

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