Youth Choir BALSIS & N2A från Stockholms Musikgymnasium
VOICES OF LATVIA
Lettiska undomskören Balsis delar konsert med körklass N2A från Stockholms Musikgymnasium, Kungsholmens Gymnasium. Dirigenter: Ints Teterovskis, Elīna Čipāne och Sofia Ågren. Konserten ges i samarbete med Stockholms lettiska kör.
For 30 years, Youth choir BALSIS is one of the leading choirs in Latvia.
The Swedish public has been familiar with the choir since 2012. The choir has, with great success, taken part in festivals in Lund and Örebro, have delighted listeners with solo concerts on stages of Västerås, Älmhult. Youth Choir BALSIS will be performing in Eric Ericsonhallen for the second time.
In 2018.,Latvia will be celebrating its centenary, during which the XXVI Song and XVI Dance celebrations (which have been included in UNESCO World Heritage List) will be held. As expected, the celebration will hold 40 000 participants, 15 000 of which will unite in a three hour concert at the Mežaparks Great Outdoor Bandstand.
On the 28th August, in the two part Concert program, the choir will offer a musical insight into the classical Song celebration repertoire, as well as an excellent essence of contemporary Latvian composers’ spiritual and secular music.Listeners will also get a chance to have a Sing Along. The program includes: Pēteris Vasks, Valts Pūce, Emīls Dārziņš, Juris Vaivods, Ēŗiks Ešenvalds, Rihards Dubra, Raimonds Pauls, Pēteris Plakidis u.c.
Youth Choir BALSIS artistic director and Head Conductor Ints Teterovskis, conductor Elīna Čipāne