Latvian Section of ISCM Announces an International Competition for Girls’ Choir Compositions
International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) will mark its centenary in 2022. Four local sections of ISCM representing Switzerland, Basque Country, Estonia and Latvia, organise a creative work competition in each respective country. Each member country elaborates its competition regulations and approves the jury. The international competition for girls’ choir compositions is organised by the Latvian Composers Union, Latvian Section of ISCM
Several SKANI recordings nominated for the prestigious OPUS KLASSIK awards
The nominations for the prestigious Opus Klassik (formerly Echo Klassik) music recording awards have been announced. A number of recordings involving Latvian musicians are among the nominees, but this year has been particularly successful for the Skani Latvian national recording label. In fact, all of the albums submitted by Skani have received nominations.
Assessing the artistic program and organizational quality, as well as its importance in international music network, the European Festival Association has repeatedly awarded the Rīgas Ritmi Festival the prestigious quality mark EFFE Label.