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Liepāja Summer Festival Opening with rock music legends

On 27 June at 6 p.m. at Liepāja Concert Hall “GREAT AMBER” Liepāja Symphony Orchestra under conductor Gintaras Rinkevicius will open Liepāja Summer festival with a programme of classic rock music. The festival will comprise 7 concerts until 23 August. The spectacular festival opening concert will feature world renowned rock ballads performed by Latvian soloists Daumants Kalniņš and Atis Ieviņš, as well as by popular in Lithuania Jeronimas Milius.

The concert programme comprises legendary songs from repertoires of Billy Idol, Queen, Deep Purple, Depeche Mode, Bryan Adams, Metallica, John Bon Jovi, Kiss, Limp Bizkit, ZZ Top, U2, Midnight Oil, Rag’n’Bone Man, Status Quo, Scorpions and Ozzy Osbourne.

Concerts of similar programmes under the baton of Gintaras Rinkevicius have been well-received in Lithuania. "Those are the world stars whose creative work outlines the entire music epoch and has shaped musical taste of several generations. The biggest stages, record sales of millions copies and crowds of fans all show that these groups were phenomenal in the history of musical culture. The music that they created was an integral part of each music lover's life; their songs are sung by heart by millions of people worldwide. For the spirit of unrestrained love, freedom and nonconformity underlying this music is bound to stand the test of time. No wonder then that music critics speak about the unparalleled influence of these musicians. Come and rock the house!" says the conductor.

Music Festival "Liepāja Summer", annualy organised by Liepāja Symphony Orchestra, is the spiritual heir and continuation of the legendary summer symphony music cycle LIEPĀJA SUMMER, in 1783 iniciated by Peter von Biron, the Duke of Kurland. Many decades residents of Liepāja city and their families have been able to enjoy the symphony music concerts on the open air stage in the seaside park. In the last few years the festival was participated by such artists as Giora Feidman, Gidon Kremer and „Kremerata Baltica”, Avi Avital, Tokiko Kato, Maija Kovaļevska and others.

Tickets to the concerts can be purchased in all Box-Offices of “Biļešu paradise” and at www.bilesuparadize.lv.

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