\\April 23, 2015\\

The World Premiere


a multimedia symphony

by Ēriks Ešenvalds

State Choir 'Latvija'

Liepaja Symphony orchestra

Māris Sirmais, conductor

April 27, 7:00pm

Latvian National Opera, Riga (Latvia)

Stage: Margo Zālīte, Uģis Ezerietis / Aurora Borealis video: Kjetil Skogli

Video projections: Renārs Vimba and Dainis Juraga / Sound: Andris Ūze

/The concert is part of the cultural programme of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU/

`When composing a work, I give myself to the temptation of the creative work – a journey, whose twisting roads persistently, but convincingly, bring me to the final sounds of the score. And only then do I exhale.`

Ēriks Ešenvalds,

Former Fellow Commoner in Creative Arts (2011-2013)

Trinity College

University of Cambridge