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The Grand Music Award 2019 prizewinners announced

26. February, 2020

The nominees for The Grand Music Award 2019 - the highest honor in the field on music in Latvia -  have been announced. This year the jury of 7 experts in the field of music have chosen 23 nominees in 8 categories:

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT:

  • Composer Maija Einfelde
  • Composer Pauls Dambis


PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR:

  •  "I played, I danced" - Opera by Imants Kalniņš. Latvian National Opera


NEW WORK OF THE YEAR:

  • Gundega Šmite - "ΙΩ. Rītausmas dieve Ēosa"

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR  

  • Latvian National Symphony Orchestra
     

OUTSTANDING WORK IN AN ENSEMBLE  

  • Organist Aigars Reinis


CONCERT OF THE YEAR  :

  • Iveta Apkalna solo recital in concert hall "Latvija" in Ventspils  (organizer – “Kurzemes filharmonija”)


OUTSTANDING INTERPRETATION:

  • Conductor Ainārs Rubiķis


NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR:

  • Saxophonist Aigars Raumanis

    The Grand Music Award is organized by Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia and VSIA "Latvijas Koncerti".