Awake in Christmas

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12.12.2011

December 21st at 19:00, Riga Dome Cathedral
Rihards Zaļupe and conductor Jānis Ozolsinvites to wake up in Christmas!

The award-winning youth choir“Maska” and its conductor Jānis Ozols together with soloists Annija Putniņa, Laura Jēkabsone the vocal group Latvian Voices andJānis Strazdiņš from the group Cosmos invites to experience the brightest concert of the year, with musical accompaniment of Kazanova orchestra on December 21st at 19:00, in Riga Dome Cathedral.

Every year Christmas arrives together with the joy of gift-giving, which often makes everyone struggle seeking tangible things to put under the Christmas tree, making people get lost in the supermarket crowds. Instead of all that Babite youth choir “Maska” and conductor Jānis Ozols calls to give oneself and beloved ones the most beautiful holiday experience of the year in the concert “Awake in Christmas”!

The concert will feature a variety of Christmas tunes, as well as the world premiere of the most affectionate and hearty of compositions by Rihards Zalupe “Awake in Christmas” – a lovely story about a teddy bear, who awakes from his brumal sleep right in the Christmas evening and sees…

After the spectacular victory in the international choir – singing competition in Spain, with unprecedented results in Latvian choir history, youth choir “Maska” continues its collaboration with the composer Rihards Zaļupe, giving listeners a festive atmosphere together with the Kazanova orchestra, conducted by Toms Rēķis.