Closing of the Christmas Festival on 7 January at 7:00 pm coincides with the time, when the Orthodox world will celebrate Christmas. Latvian Radio Choir, conducted by Sigvards Kļava, will perform the programme “Orthodox Prayers and Chants” with compositions by Georgy Sviridov and Alexander Gretchaninov – geniuses of Russian sacred music. 

St. Silouan, also known as Silouan the Athonite is one of the most prominent and noteworthy Eastern Orthodox church figures of the previous century. The monk’s deep devotion to his service and his legacy of wise writings continue to resonate in the hearts of orthodox believers and inspire artists around the world. Joining in a collaboration, the Latvian Radio choir, its artistic director Sigvards Kļava, and the chamber orchestra Sinfonietta Rīga present the concert programme The Prayers of St.

The Latvian Radio Choir brings its programme of modern classics and Austrian romantic masters to Warsaw. Alongside Anders Hillborg’s fascinating early 1980s score muo:aa:yiy::oum that has already become a minimalism classic; written around the same time, the choir will perform Tomtit’s Message - a Pēteris Vasks’ piece with Uldis Bērziņš verses.

From 20 October to 1 November, the Latvian Radio Choir lead by Sigvards Kļava will embark on a tour to the Netherlands and Belgium where they will perform 10 concerts with music of composers from the Baltics and Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.

 

ETERNITY

From Latvian label SKANi, new album Mūžība (Eternity) features the award-winning Latvian Radio Choir performing previously unreleased works from the late Pēteris Plakidis: one of the country’s most significant composers.

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