The unique amber sound of the Orchestra has originated in a unique place at the Baltic Sea – in Liepāja.

SIXTH SYMPHONY BY IMANTS KALNIŅŠ AND REQUIEM BY DURUFLE / Closing concert of LIEPĀJA SUMMER festival

23/08/2019   19:00
Concert Hall GREAT AMBER, Great Hall, Liepāja

Laura TEIVĀNE / soprano
Liene Andreta KALNCIEMA / organ

Māris SIRMAIS / conductor
State Academic Choir LATVIJA
Liepāja Symphony Orchestra

Imants Kalniņš – Symphony No. 6
Maurice Duruflé – Requiem, op. 9

In the conclusion of the Liepāja Summer festival, the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra together with the State Academic Choir “Latvija” under the leadership of conductor Māris Sirmais will perform the dedication of Imants Kalniņš to his wife – Symphony No.6, inspired by the poetry and psalms of Rabindranath Tagore. The symphony will be followed by the most renowned opus of Maurice Duruflé, the meditative and sonorous Requiem, internationally favoured by many choirs. The solo part will be performed by soprano Laura Teivāne.

in collaboration with the International Sacred Music Festival

Tickets are available here