ORGAN MUSIC ON SUNDAYS | Larisa Bulava (organ), Juris Vizbulis (tenor)
On 11 June at 13:00 the second concert “For Every Hour I Thank God” of the series “Organ Music on Sundays” will take place at the Concert Hall “Latvija”, featuring Larisa Bulava, organ professor at the Latvian Academy of Music, and Juris Vizbulis, tenor at the Latvian National Opera.
The concert offers a full palette of sacred music to suit the tastes of different audiences. The programme includes well-known works by world and Latvian composers
The Concert Hall “Latvija” will feature music by Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, Ludwig van Beethoven, César Franck, Jānis Kalniņš and Jānis Ivanovs, offering both solo organ and works for organ and tenor voice. The title of the concert is a song by Jānis Kalniņš, which is also included in the programme.
Juris Vizbulis gives concerts in Latvia and abroad, offering sacred music programmes for voice and organ, as well as chamber music concerts. His concerts in French churches are regularly held in collaboration with French organists. His repertoire of major operas includes Bastien (W. A. Mozart’s opera “Bastien und Bastienne”) and Herold (the chamber opera “Lysistrata” based on a play by Aristophanes), as well as Tamino (W. A. Mozart’s “The Little Magic Flute”), Tricket (Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin) and Alfred (J.Strauss’s “The Bat”), interpreted at the Latvian National Opera.
Larisa Bulava graduated from the organ class of J. Vītols Latvian State Conservatoire. The basic organ course was done with prof. Nikolajs Vanadziņš and at the Leipzig University of Music with Professor Wolfgang Schetelich. Her further mastery was mainly shaped by her own work, rich concert experience in Latvia and other countries, participation in festivals, TV, radio and record productions. Since 1992 Larisa Bulava has been organist of the Riga Cathedral.
The concert is organised by SIA “Kurzemes filharmonija”. The event is funded by the European Regional Development Fund and the municipality of the Ventspils State City. Tickets are available for purchase at the ticket sales network Biļešu paradīze and also at the box offices of the Theatre House Jūras vārti and the Concert Hall Latvija.
The event is funded by the European Regional Development Fund and the municipality of the Ventspils State City. Tickets are available at the ticket sales network “Biļešu paradīze”, as well as at the box offices of the Theatre House “Jūras vārti” and the Concert Hall “Latvija”.