On December 5th, the concert hall Great Amber will host the 75th birthday celebration of one of the most legendary musicians of Liepāja – composer and arranger Jēkabs Ozoliņš, who has made a great contribution to the development of the city’s rock music scene. Together with Liepāja Symphony Orchestra, Liepaja Music Orchestra and beloved local musicians, the concert will feature a program by the man of the hour and his stage partners, with popular tunes, jazz music, big band classics and modern arrangements. The audience will be moved by Latin rhythms, the most delightful tunes of Quincy Jones, and playful orchestra pieces. The charming singer Aija Vītoliņa, Liepāja city natives Igo and Ieva Dreimane, guitarist Aivars Hermanis, and many other prominent musicians will appear on stage, performing solo pieces of their own choosing.
In compliance with all safety measures, the concert will be filmed in compliance with all safety measures. The streaming ticket price is set at 7 euros per one streaming connection or a “home ticket”, which allows all members of a household to enjoy the concert.
Jēkabs Ozoliņš, conductor
Valdis Skujiņš, host:
Aija Vītoliņa, vocals
Ieva Dreimane, vocals
Vocal Group “Stīgotas” (led by Ieva Dreimane)
Aivars Hermanis, guitar
Aivars Meijers, bass
Artis Orups, drums
Juris Kristons, piano
Jānis Ivuškāns, trumpet
Raimonds Macats, cello and harmonica
Liepāja Symphony Orchestra
Liepaja Music Orchestra (led by Jānis Ivuškāns)
Duration: approximately 80 minutes
Streaming ticket price: 7 euros
Regarding streaming ticket purchases: By purchasing a ticket for 7 euros, you will receive a streaming code which you can use to watch the concert. The concert will be streamed via the website of Biļešu Paradīze or Great Amber by clicking on the concert: Live-stream 75th anniversary concert of Jēkabs Ozoliņš. In order to connect to the live-stream, you will have to enter the streaming code into the “insert password” field. You can connect to the live-stream starting from 5:30 p.m.
The code can be used for one device.
Organized by: Concert hall Great Amber
Supported by: Liepāja City Council and State Culture Capital Foundation