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Latvian musicians celebrate the 100th anniversary of the republic.

Latvian musicians celebrate the 100th anniversary of the republic of Latvia with a concert live from Wigmore Hall, with music by Vasks, Rachmaninov, Mendelssohn and Beethoven.

Trio Palladio, Baiba Skride, Lauma Skride, and Antonina Suhanova celebrate the 100th anniversary of the republic of Latvia with a concert live from Wigmore Hall. The concert includes music by Pēteris Vasks, one of the country’s leading contemporary composer inspired by his country’s landscapes. and ending, as he describes, ‘with a vision of nature awakening’. Plus Preludes by Rachmaninov, a violin sonata by Mendelssohn, and Beethoven's 'Ghost' Piano Trio.

Presented by Martin Handley.

7.30pm
Jazeps Vitols (1863-1948)
10 Chants populaires Lettons Op. 29:
Aija žužu laca berni
Avu, avu baltas kajas
Put, vejini
Antonina Suhanova (piano)

Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
Prelude in C Op. 32 No. 1
Prelude in G Op. 32 No. 5
Prelude in A minor Op. 32 No. 8
Prelude in G sharp minor Op. 32 No. 12
Prelude in D flat Op. 32 No. 13
Antonina Suhanova (piano)

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Violin Sonata in F (1838)
Baiba Skride (violin)
Lauma Skride (piano)

c.8.20pm
INTERVAL music from CD
Janis Ivanovs (1906-1983)
Symphony no.20 in E flat major
Moscow Symphony Orchestra
Dmitry Yablonsky (conductor)

c.8.40pm
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Trio in D Op. 70 No. 1 'Ghost'

Pēteris Vasks (b.1946)
Plainscapes (arr. for piano trio)

Trio Palladio

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Jazeps Vitols

    10 Chants populaires Lettons Op. 29; No.4, No.3 & No.6

    Performer: Antonina Suhanova.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude Op. 32 (Selection)

    Performer: Antonina Suhanova.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Violin Sonata in F

    Performer: Baiba Skride. Performer: Lauma Skride.
  • Jānis Ivanovs

    Symphony No. 20 in E flat major

    Orchestra: Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Dmitry Yablonsky.
    • IVANOVS: Symphonies Nos. 8 & 20.
    • NAXOS.
    • 5.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Trio in D Op. 70 No. 1 'Ghost'

    Ensemble: Trio Palladio.
  • Peteris Vasks

    Plainscapes

    Ensemble: Trio Palladio.
  • Jānis Mediņš

    Romance

    Ensemble: Trio Palladio.
  • Franz Liszt

    Concert paraphrase on Verdi's Rigoletto

    Performer: Giulio de Luca.

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