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"Canadian Amber" - new album released!

28. August, 2019

The Toronto Latvian Concert Association is pleased to offer this recording featuring the music of Jānis Kalniņš, Tālivaldis Ķeniņš, and Imants Ramiņš as a tribute to the significant contribution made by Canadians of Latvian heritage to music and culture in Canada. 

This album includes a new recording of Kalninš’ Concerto for violin and orchestra in F-sharp minor with soloist Laura Zariņa and members of the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra, conducted by Māris Sirmais; live performance of the 1991 world premiere from the CBC concert archives of Ķeniņš’ Concerto for piano with string orchestra and percussion performed by Artūrs Ozoliņš and The Latvian Festival Orchestra, conducted by Alfred Strombergs.  Ms. Zarina and Mr. Ozolins also perform on the premiere recording of Ramiņš Aria for violin and piano.