August traditionally is a time when Orchestra “Riga” in collaboration with Latvian organists invites classical music lovers to enjoy summer concerts at Riga Cathedral.
Conductor Valdis Butans
Organ solo – Diana Jaunzeme-Portnaja
Soprano – Julija Vasiljeva (soloist at the Latvian National Opera)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
Prelude and Fugue in E-Flat Major (St. Anne, BWV 552) – wind setting by D. Hunsberger
Organ Concerto in D minor, BWV 596
Aria “Welt und Himmel, nehmt zu Ohren” from St. Mark Passion (BWV 247)
Claude Debussy (1862 – 1918 )
“Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune” (“Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun”) – wind setting by M. Bass
Cycle “Three Nocturnes” – “Nuages” (“Clouds”)
“La Cathédrale engloutie” (“The Sunken Cathedral”) – organ solo
Antonín Dvořák (1841 – 1904)
“Aria Měsíčku na nebi” (“Song to the Moon”) from opera “Rusalka”.
Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”), Op. 95 – II Largo
Dear visitors of our concerts!
Due to the current safety regulations during the Covid-19, concerts by Orchestra “Riga” are organized for mixed type audiences – vaccinated persons, persons recovered from Covid-19 and visitors who had a Covid-19 test before the event.
All attendees over the age of 12 will be asked to present a valid digital COVID-19 certificate as well as ID (passport or ID card) at the entrance.
Please, make sure that your Covid-19 certificate is valid, otherwise you will not be able to enter the event, and no money will be returned.
At the venue a mouth and nose covering is required.
Thank you for your understanding!
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