The cinematic concert Vēstures palos (In the Tides of History) by the Latvian Radio Choir has been nominated for the Latvian Grand Music Award in the category Production of the Year.
We are happy and proud to be part of the creative team behind this concert!
Latvian Radio Choir
Musicians of Latvian Radio Big Band
Musicians | Oskars Petrauskis, Raimonds Petrauskis
Dancers | Lilija Lipora, Guntis Spridzāns
Musical director and conductor | Sigvards Kļava
Libretto author | Inese Zandere
Composers | Pēteris Vasks, Līga Celma-Kursiete
Director, video artist | Roberts Rubīns
Zemgale is the land of the plough and the sword, of fertile soil and of death. The land of military marches and funeral music, of time-honoured legends and confident brass bands playing at open-air dances. Wide, tilled fields turn into battle fields and burial grounds, and then yield crops again. From the fields of Zemgale sprung forth Latvian literary language, our first presidents and politicians, great poets and poetesses. Zemgale is as wide as its horizon, and Latvia flows through it like the river Lielupe whose tides bring together the rivulets of souls dispersed in the plains of history.