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Monday, January 09, 2017
Janis Apeinis, Eva Bindere and Reinis Zarins nominated for Artist of the Year award 

RIGA - Singer Janis Apeinis, violinist Eva Bindere and pianist Reinis Zarins have been nominated for the Artist of the Year award, which will be presented during the Grand Music Award ceremony at the Latvian National Opera on March 7.
Conductor Edg...
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Thursday, December 08, 2016
Wealth of Folklore Material from 1950s on New Saucējas CD

Egils Kaljo, 

From July 8 to August 6, 1958, a team from the Latvian SSR Academy of Sciences traveled to the Ludza and Kārsava districts in the Latgale region in eastern Latvia to gather folklore materials and record the songs and singing styles of these areas. Led by ...
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Gregorian chants feature on CD by Riga ancient music ensemble 

Schola Cantorum Riga: Domus Mea
Skani, LMIC/SKANI 046, 2016
One of the earliest manuscripts that references music in Riga is the Missale Rigensis (or Riga Missal), a 15th century document that describes church and liturgical life at ...
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Sunday, November 06, 2016
Vasks’ five string quartets now available on 2 CDs

Egils Kaljo, 

In celebration of composer Pēteris Vasks’ 70th birthday in 2016, many recording projects were undertaken, and among the many such projects, perhaps the most ambitious is the recording of Vasks five (to date) string quartets by the Spīķeru Strin...
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Saturday, November 05, 2016
Latvian opera singer Egils Siliņš’ new CD titled “Latvian Songs”

Egils Kaljo, 

Latvian bass baritone Egils Siliņš, perhaps the best known Latvian opera singer internationally, has graced stages all over the world, including the New York Metropolitan Opera, the Royal Opera House in London, La Scala in Milan, and many others. H...












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