Do you know that several well-known Latvian films were shot in Ogre? / LR3 / / Latvian Radio 3

Narrated by the guide of the Ogre Museum of History and Art Jana Iesalniece-Pikše Every house and yard of the cultural-historical center of the city of Ogre has its own story. The fact that even before the First World War, the public from the capital came to Ogri to relax in the summer, has been … Read more

Triptych of operas by Giacomo Puccini at the Salzburg Festival / LR3 / / Latvijas Radio 3

Live from the Salzburg Festival – Giacomo Puccini’s triptych of operas staged by director Christoph Loy with the one-act operas “Gianni Skiki”, “The Cloak” and “Sister Angelica”. In all performances, the main female role is assigned to the Vilnius-born soprano Asmikai Grigorjanai, who has been loved by the Salzburg Festival audience since her debut in … Read more

Ensemble “Les Harpies” in the album “In nomine”. A conversation with Freddy Ešelberge / LR3 / / Latvijas Radio 3

In 2015, the French music record label L’Encelade released an album In the name, whose epigraph reads – hell and paradise in the European music scene around 1600. The stable was registered in September 2015 in the Pyrenees Abbey, whose French name is the Abbey Church of Saint-Savin-en-Lavedan. One of the main authors of the … Read more

In concert halls of Latvia – the jubilee Kristīne Blaumane / LR3 / / Latvijas Radio 3

The cellist celebrates her birthday on July 26 Kristine Blaumane – concertmaster of the cello group of the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Trio Palladio participant. In “Klasika”, we welcome the jubilarians with concert arrangements from various Latvian concert halls. Sounds: Autorino Respigi – Adagio with variations / together with LNSO and conductor Andri Poga in … Read more

Wonderland with rabbits and parrots. The art of US artist Slonem – finally in Riga! / LR3 / / Latvian Radio 3

From July 16, the internationally known American artist can be seen in the Bose Hall of the “Riga Stock Exchange” Art Museum “Wonderful World” exhibition of Hunt Slonem’s worksbrought to Riga by the gallerist representing this artist and also the curator of this exhibition Serzhs Soroko. The painter Aleksej Naumov aptly said about Hunt Slonem: … Read more

Krzysztof Penderecki’s opera “Devils from Ludēna” at the Bavarian State Opera / LR3 / / Latvijas Radio 3

Newspaper The New York Times critic Joshua Baron writes about the new production of Krzysztof Penderecki’s opera “Devils from Luden” at the Bavarian State Opera: “”Devils from Luden” is a work from 1969, which is much easier to appreciate as an artistic and professional masterpiece than to love it. And not just the language of … Read more

Academic and non-academic passages. Violinist Aleksei Bahir – 40! / LR3 / / Latvian Radio 3

On his 40th birthday, we congratulated and invited a violinist to a conversation Alekseju Bahiru – LNSO’s first deputy concertmaster of the violin group since 2017, who before that was a chamber orchestra for ten seasons Sinfonietta Riga musician. Aleksejs studied violin at JVLMA (master’s degree, 2019) and Folkwang University in Essen (Germany), participated in … Read more

Osokina Freedom Festival for Ukraine. “Concert of the soul” / LR3 / / Latvian Radio 3

In the “Latvijas koncertzālēs” series, we listen to the “Soul Concert”, which was played at the “Freedom Festival for Ukraine” organized by Andrej Osokina on the evening of June 4, gathering both local musicians and singers and instrumentalists from Ukraine, who have created a refuge in Latvia from the horrors of war, in the Anglican … Read more

Gundars Venens: Every concert series of our organ music is an event for which we prepare a lot / LR3 / / Latvijas Radio 3

Yesterday, July 3, the festival opened in Liepāja with the concert of the internationally recognized Swedish organist and pedagogue Hans Łulas Eriksson “Liepāja organ music summer – 2022”that’s why we are calling the producer of this concert cycle this morning Gundaru Venenu” [sarīkot] cycle of nine concerts. And this is already our twelfth summer of … Read more

“From Paris to Riga” – a journey of five clothes through centuries and fashion trends / LR3 / / Latvijas Radio 3

Visiting the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design together with the head of the museum Inese Baranovska and exhibitions “Model clothes. Modes arhetipi “kuratori Izabellu Krampu (Isabelle Crampes) from France. The exhibition “will be on view at the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design (Riga, Skārņu Street 10) until September 25”Model clothes. Fashion Archetypes “- … Read more