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Choir Sõla concert

Performances by:

Choir “Sõla”, conducted by Kaspars Ādamsons, Jēkabs Jančevskis and Jānis Pēlmanis

Special concert guests:
Elīna Šimkus (soprano), Ieva Šablovska (harp) and Ainars Šablovskis (saxophone)

The concert program is composed of two parts with a wide coverage of Latvian choir music. The first part consists of original works by Latvian composers and the second of arrangements of Latvian folk songs. The program includes both works by classical Latvian choir music composers (Jāzeps Vītols, Jāzeps Mediņš) and contemporary composers (Selga Mence, Pēteris Vasks, Ēriks Ešenvalds). The audience will also have the privilege of hearing the premiere performance of Jēkabs Jančevskis' Älloul, written for choir and the special guests of the concert - Elīna Šimkus, Ieva Šablovska and Ainars Šablovskis."