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Monday, January 15, 2018
MusicWeb International: RECORDING OF THE MONTH (December) : Lūcija GARŪTA


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Friday, January 12, 2018
CD : Ādolfs SKULTE : Symphonies 5 & 9 

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Thursday, December 14, 2017
Nature and the Soul

Ivan Moody, 

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Monday, November 27, 2017
Crossroads 2017

Ben Lunn, 

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Pēteris Plakidis (March 4, 1947 – August 8, 2017)


The greatest musical poet and interpreter we know among Latvian composers has passed away in this, the year we have been celebrating his 70th birthday.
Judging by his biography, Pēteris Plakidis can also be called the most academic of our composers, beca...
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Female composers in the Baltic

Ben Lunn, 

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Call for Papers for EAS2018 in Jelgava/Riga, Latvia! 

Next year's EAS Conference will take place in the beautiful city of Jelgava (near Riga) in Latvia from March 14 to 17, 2018. The conference theme is Competences in Music Education. Please submit the completed proposal form toeas2018(at)eas-music...
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Wednesday, June 14, 2017
On a mission for Latvian music

Jens Cornelius, 

27 years after gaining independence, Latvia is still under construction. Concerning the situation for classical music, Latvia is facing the same problem Denmark was troubled by a couple of decades ago: Insufficient presentation, distribution, and export o...
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Monday, June 05, 2017
Baltic Musical Gems. Interview - Santa Buss

Ben Lunn, 

After a lot of manic days with Druskomanija Festival and fast approaching deadlines, it is nice to have a moment to step back and return to another interview. This time I had the joy of interviewing Latvian composer Santa Buss, a composer whom I have admi...
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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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