Raimonds Tiguls | Songs and Compositions
On 2 December at 18.00 at the Concert Hall “Latvija” in Ventspils, composer Raimonds Tiguls together with the Riga Cathedral Boys Choir, the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra String Quintet and conductor Mārtiņš Klišāns will meet in the concert “The Most Beautiful Songs and Pieces”.
The concert “The Most Beautiful Songs and Pieces” will feature composer Raimonds Tiguls together with the Riga Cathedral Boys Choir, the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra String Quintet and an instrumental group of outstanding musicians under the direction of conductor Mārtiņš Klišāns. The programme includes works from films such as “Mātes piens”, “Likteņa līdumnieki”, as well as new compositions and songs by the composer that are already popular and have been performed at the Song Festival.
Raimonds Tiguls – composer and producer. He has received several Music Recording of the Year Awards. His compositions “Lec, saulīte” and “Dod, Dieviņi” are popular among both Song Festival singers and listeners. Thanks to his collaboration with the US publisher E.C. Schirmer/Galaxy, Raimonds’ choral music is widely heard around the world – at the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York and at the Seoul Arts Centre by the Korean National Choir.
Raimonds Tiguls is the creator of the “Tiguļkalns” concerts, which have developed into a beautiful tradition and a gathering of Raimonds’ music lovers from all over Latvia.
The Riga Cathedral Boys Choir was founded in 1950 and 30 years ago, when the Riga Cathedral Choir School was established, it continued the tradition of the Boys Choir of the Emīls Dārziņš Special Music Secondary School, directed by Jānis Erenštreits. Since 1998, Mārtiņš Klišāns has been the Choir’s artistic director and conductor. The Choir is one of the most active performing groups. In 2001 it was awarded the Great Music Award. It has subsequently been nominated several times for this high music award, as well as for the Music Recording of the Year Award for its joint project with Uģis Prauliņš. For nearly two decades, the Choir has been actively involved in several productions of the Latvian National Opera, and has participated in the musical design of dramatic theatre and even ballet performances. In the last decade, the Choir has performed in many concert halls around the world, including the Royal Albert Hall in London and Japan’s finest concert halls, for former US President Barack Obama and his 400 guests at the White House, and for the Presidents of Lithuania and Finland in Vilnius and Helsinki.
Organised by: SIA “Kurzemes filharmonija”
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