Latvian Radio Choir
Church of St. Mary the Virgin
145 West 46th Street
Fri, Nov 16 at 7:30
Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage
Broadway at 65th Street
Sat, Nov 17 at 7:30
- Latvian Radio Choir (U.S. debut)
- Sigvards Kļava, conductor
- NYSTEDT: Immortal Bach
- THORESEN: Ombres et images
- HILLBORG: muo:aa:yiy::oum
- EŠENVALDS: Légende de la femme emmurée
- LIGETI: Lux aeterna
- PÄRT: …which was the son of…
- VASKS: Ziles zina (“Message of a Bird”)
The Latvian Radio Choir performed a traditional song, Dziedot dzimu (arr. Alfrēds Kalniņš), as an encore.
Coming from one of the world’s richest sacred-music traditions, this refined chamber choir continually challenges expectations through works that inspire listeners to seek the light within.
These performances will be followed by White Light Lounges.
Please note: Performances begin promptly at their scheduled times.
There is no late seating.
This performance is approximately one hour and ten minutes long, with no intermission.
- Latvian Radio Choir
- Sinfonietta Riga
- Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor
- ALL–ARVO PÄRT PROGRAM
- Berliner Messe
- Te Deum
- Adam’s Lament
The Latvian Radio Choir and Sinfonietta Riga performed Arvo Pärt's Estonian Lullaby as an encore.
Arvo Pärt, the contemporary Estonian composer, works from a belief that music has the power to transform people. For this performance, conductor Tõnu Kaljuste leads a program of Pärt’s works culminating in Adam’s Lament.
“Beautifully balanced and sumptuously textured, with just the right pitch of emotion.”
This performance is approximately one hour and 50 minutes long, with one intermission.