Event Title

Concert - Juris Ķeniņš, cello; Gunta Laukmane, piano

Presentation Type

Concert

Location

Kalamazoo Latvian Center - 100 Cherry Hill St. Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Start Date

24-3-2018 7:30 PM

End Date

24-3-2018 8:30 PM

Event Date

2018

Description

Program:

Jāzeps Vītols - Tautasdziesmu svīta (Suite of Folk Songs) Jānis Kalniņš - Redz, kur jāja div’ bajāri (Look, there go two rich men) (Lousy translation) Tālivaldis Ķeniņš – Fantāzija par tautas dziesmu Aijā žūžū (Fantasia on the Folk Song “Aijā žūžū” – Go to Sleep, Bear Cubs)

Pēteris Vasks – Divas tautas dziesmas (Two Folk Songs)

Ej saulīte, drīz pie Dieva (Folk Song of Oppressed Serfs) Tautiešami roku devu (Wedding Song)

Andrejs Jurjāns - Berceuse
Jāzeps Mediņš – Gavote and Romance
Imants Ramiņš - Juniper and Pine (from the suite “Field Notes”)
Ēriks Ešenvalds - O Salutaris Hostia
Ēriks Ešenvalds - Gaisma aust!
Lolita Ritmane - Lietus līst manā pilsētā (It Is Raining In My City)
Jānis Lūsēns - Mazu brīdi pirms (A Moment Before)

Comments

Juris Ķeniņš is a cellist, composer, conductor, music teacher in Toronto, a consultant for the Canadian Music Centre who is organizing the XV Latvian Song and Dance Festival in Canada in 2019. He is also the chair for both the Latvian Federation in Canada Cultural division and the World Federation of Free Latvians Cultural Fund.

Gunta Laukmane graduated from Latvian National Conservatory. She worked for Latvian Philharmonia as a collaborative pianist and soloist until the Soviet Union collapsed, then she worked for National Symphony Orchestra until she immigrated to the U.S.. She has performed with different ensembles, choirs, and soloists in Finland, Germany, Bulgaria, Spain and Italy. Her collaborative pianist duties currently cover all of Michigan, but she is based in Western Michigan University.

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Mar 24th, 7:30 PM Mar 24th, 8:30 PM

Concert - Juris Ķeniņš, cello; Gunta Laukmane, piano

Kalamazoo Latvian Center - 100 Cherry Hill St. Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Program:

Jāzeps Vītols - Tautasdziesmu svīta (Suite of Folk Songs) Jānis Kalniņš - Redz, kur jāja div’ bajāri (Look, there go two rich men) (Lousy translation) Tālivaldis Ķeniņš – Fantāzija par tautas dziesmu Aijā žūžū (Fantasia on the Folk Song “Aijā žūžū” – Go to Sleep, Bear Cubs)

Pēteris Vasks – Divas tautas dziesmas (Two Folk Songs)

Ej saulīte, drīz pie Dieva (Folk Song of Oppressed Serfs) Tautiešami roku devu (Wedding Song)

Andrejs Jurjāns - Berceuse
Jāzeps Mediņš – Gavote and Romance
Imants Ramiņš - Juniper and Pine (from the suite “Field Notes”)
Ēriks Ešenvalds - O Salutaris Hostia
Ēriks Ešenvalds - Gaisma aust!
Lolita Ritmane - Lietus līst manā pilsētā (It Is Raining In My City)
Jānis Lūsēns - Mazu brīdi pirms (A Moment Before)