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Duration1 h / 1 daļa

Euroradio Christmas concert


State Chamber orchestra Sinfonietta Rīga

Daumants Liepiņš (pianist),
Liene Andreta Kalnciema (organist),
Normunds Šnē (conductor).


  • F. Handel Concerto for Organ and Chamber Orchestra
  • Alfrēds Kalniņš “Ziemassvētku šūpuļdziesma”
  • Dubra “Ziemassvētku Concertino” (premiere)
  • Liszt “Weihnachtsbaum”
  • F. Handel “Concerto Grosso” in C major “Alexander’s Feast”.

Concert Hall “Latvija” in cooperation with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and Latvian Radio 3 “Klasika” will take part in the Euroradio Christmas Day, which will be celebrated on the Fourth of Advent this year, and the audience will have the opportunity to experience this unique event in person. The Euroradio Christmas Concert will be broadcasted live on Latvian Radio 3 “Klasika” in several member countries of the European Broadcasting Union. Since 1995, Euroradio Christmas Music Day has been one of the highlights of the year in Euroradio's season-long repertoire, with live broadcasts reaching a wide audience in Europe, North America, and beyond.

Joy of discovery and an irresistible desire to look beyond the horizon are the traits that best describe the State Chamber Orchestra “Sinfonietta Rīga”, a participant in the Euroradio Christmas Concert.. Since its foundation in 2006, the orchestra's artistic director and chief conductor has been Normunds Šnē. Sinfonietta Rīga musicians are accomplished, erudite and bursting with creativity. They are assiduous students of the musical heritage of Baroque era and the First and Second Viennese School, as well as eager presenters of the musical phenomena and styles of the 20th century, while continuing to look for the brightest revelations in contemporary music scene.  In this concert, organist Liene Andreta Kalnciema and pianist Daumants Liepiņš will join the orchestra.

Liene Andreta Kalnciema is one of the most vibrant and active organists of her generation, who has gained international recognition.

Daumants Liepiņš is the rising star of the piano music. In 2017, he received the Grand Music Award of Latvia in the category "Young Artist of the Year", he also gained wide international recognition by winning several prestigious competitions. Alongside to recitals in various parts of the world, he has performed with the most visible orchestras in Great Britain, Denmark, Romania, Georgia, Spain and Latvia. 

Organised by: SIA “Kurzemes filharmonija”.

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