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Lielais Dzintars, SIA
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Amsterdam Klezmer Band. The hot rhythms of klezmer and Balkan music

Ticket prices from 10 €

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Lielais Dzintars, SIA
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In the full bloom of summer, we will experience our first opportunity of enjoying the temperamental rhythms and bittersweet melodies of klezmer and Balkan music at the concert hall in Liepāja. The stage will welcome the energetic Dutch band, the Amsterdam Klezmer Band, who will provide a vivid continuation of summer season concerts at the Great Amber!

The vibrant Amsterdam Klezmer Band play traditional Yiddish celebration music. Klezmer means both folk music of Eastern European Jews and its special performance style, and also a musician of the genre. The ensemble animate klezmer music with a new energy, enriching it with modern styles and techniques – the program includes Roma and Balkan folk musical traditions as well as influences of jazz, ska and dance music. As a result, the klezmer septet conjure up a fiery party everywhere they go.   

Over the course of twenty-four years, the dynamic septet have become an internationally renowned band, known to play the most fun and lively klezmer music in the world. 15 albums have been released, and audiences have been fired up in the entire world. 

At the concert hall in Liepāja, the ensemble will perform their new music album, Fortuna, as part of its European tour. This is what the septet has to say about the album: “We’ll be exploring new horizons of klezmer and Balkan music while keeping the party spirit high!”

 Video: 

https://youtu.be/0Sd3U2nDHQ0 (Cocek a la Kopyt)

https://youtu.be/5WYvvOVd75U (Oyoyoy)

Duration: 90 min, no intermission

Hall: Great Hall

Organized by: Great Amber

The concert is sponsored by Liepāja Municipality and the State Culture Capital Foundation. 

Two other special events are planned in summer 2021 at the Great Amber:

  • 20-year anniversary concert of the Latvian Blues Band – 19 June at 7:00 p.m.;
  • Bohemianism and jazz in Paris. Pierre Bertrand and the Latvian Radio Big Band – 22 August at 7:00 p.m. 

 

Tickets:  starts from EUR 10.00. Ticket prices may change as the event approaches.

Unnumbered tickets only for visitors in wheelchairs.

The event is intended for an adult audience. Children under the age of 5 may not be admitted to events for an adult audience. 

Discounts:

  • School children, students, teachers, seniors - 25%
  • Seniors with group I and II disabilities, and their carers - 50%
  • Family tickets - 1 or 2 adults + 2 children (or more) – 25%

Group tickets:

  • 10-30 persons - 20%
  • 30 and more persons - 25%

 

Dear visitors of the Concert Hall "Great Amber"!

Please follow the rules of “Great Amber”, in order to ensure that the cultural event is enjoyable for every visitor.

Concert Hall “Great Amber” already awaits its visitors an hour before the event. 

Tickets for the events at the Concert Hall must be purchased by each visitor, considering that in adult-age events and activities might not allowed to enter children under the age of 5. Parents (accompanying persons) with children aged 5 to 10 years old are asked to purchase tickets near the hallway door, so that if the child needs to leave the hall during the event, it can be done as discreetly as possible, without disturbing other visitors at the event.

For visitors in wheelchairs and their companions we offer special seats in the stalls by prior arrangement. The Information centre employee - the cashier - will inform the Client Service Department of the concert hall, which will ensure the availability of the seats. When arriving at the event, please contact the Information Centre, whose staff will help you reach the necessary floor and seat. The building has a panoramic elevator which allows visitors with mobility impairments to get to the necessary building floor.

Please arrive at the Concert Hall on time - after the 3rd call, entry to the Hall is stopped, as the event will begin. 

Visitors of the Concert Hall are required to switch off their mobile phones, players and other electronic devices before entering the Hall. 

Visitors are prohibited from using any kind of camera, as well as sound recording equipment in the Concert Hall during the event. Photographing, filming and audio recording is only allowed for professional purposes, with the prior approval of “Great Amber” ltd.

During the event, photographing and filming may be performed by "Great Amber" ltd, the organiser of the event, performing artists and other persons authorised by any of the above mentioned. By purchasing a ticket for the event and/or attending the "Great Amber" concert hall, the visitor agrees that he/she can be filmed and photographed, that his/her picture can be used in films, photos, audiovisual recordings, all rights to such material and its use belong to "Great Amber" ltd. or an authorised third party; such material (with the exception of "Great Amber" ltd. fixed video surveillance and security footage) can be used worldwide in any type of media for advertising or any other purposes, as well as for commercial purposes, such as DVDs, by "Great Amber" ltd., the organiser of the event or an authorised third party without any compensation for the above-mentioned to the visitor.

 

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