"Gustav Klutsis (1895-1938). Anatomy of an Experiment" will be the largest exhibition of work of this world famous constructivist in Latvia so far, representing more than 200 items of LNMA and other museums in Europe. In a fully fleshed story of Gustav Klutsis’ life and art, the fate of Latvians who remained in Russia in the years of WWI; the exhibition will pose the questions regarding the possibility of choosing the sides for the individual in times of historic change and - what side does art remain on in collisions, when the power that be includes it in its arsenal?
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This unique tradition in year 2010 was established by the outstanding British cello musician Matthew Barley, who is known for his creativity, daring, openness to unbeaten ideas, and disregard of geographical, social, and style-related limits. In an eight hour meditation, the audience will follow improvisation, diving deep into orchestral timbres of acoustic and electrical cello, remaining seated, lying down on cushions, blankets or sleeping bags - falling asleep, waking up, and entering a dimension of perception eluding us in the everyday.
Music performed by ensemble of oriental music "Sarband" will enliven this event. Artistic director of this group Vladimir Ivanoff (Bulgaria/Germany) is a prominent musicologist, specialist of leute, baroque and oriental music.
The theme of the concert is inter-relation of Oriental and Western music, reflection of Christianity and Islam in its scores, integrating readings of Koran by poet and translator Uldis Bērziņš.
The exhibition will show approximately 40 artworks by artists from all over the world, but with a special focus on Central, Eastern and Northern Europe. The exhibition include artists Oliver Ressler, Shu Lea Cheang, Lisa Jevbratt, Superflex, Ines Doujak, Hans Scheirl, Gints Gabrans, Marko Peljhan, Cecile Babiole, Graham Harwood & Matsuko Yokokoji (YoHa), Voldemars Johansons, Erich Berger, Martins Ratniks, Hayley Newman, Annemie Maes (Okno), Martin Howse, Franz Xaver, Robert Adrian and many more. Curators - Raitis Smits, Rasa Smite (Latvia) and Armin Medosch (Austria). Producer - RIXC.
The exhibition will be accompanied by "Art+Communication 2014" festival program with public lectures, live performances, as well as a Renewable Futures symposium.
Festival will feature conference "Renewable Futures" and workshops on art, science, culture of innovation and sustainable businesses, as well as audiovisual performances for the broader public in RIXC Media Space and Spikeri Quarter.
Created in 1727 and not found until 270 years after the death of its author, the opera will be performed by the Latvian Radio Choir and baroque orchestra and ensemble "Collegium 1704" from the Czech Republic.
The Early Music Festival provides an opportunity to sample the feel of Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods. Festival concerts are given in churches and concert halls of Old Riga. The Festival traditionally reaches climax with a performance in the most magnificent Latvian Baroque castle in Rundāle. Splendid costumes of olden days, early instruments, authentic performance and fireworks.
The Ķīpsala International Exhibition Centre includes two main halls, three spacious conference halls, and two more rooms with seating capacity of up to forty people. There is a guarded car park near the centre.
Various exhibitions are held in Ķīpsala all year round, many of which have become popular events that the public looks forward to attending. These include “School”, Baltic Book Fair, fairs dedicated to cars, photography, agricultural machinery, tourism, textiles and others, accompanied by all kinds of events.
Ķīpsala Exhibition Centre also hosts impressive cultural and recreational events, including dancesport festivals, Christmas concerts, large-scale dancing and sports events for adults and children.
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In exhibition time
Speaking of concerts, "Arēna Rīga" has seen the likes of Nick Cave, Kylie Minogue, Ozzy Osbourne, Sting, Placebo, Muse, Depeche Mode, to name just a handful. Acts like these bring in scores of fans from neighbour-countries as well.
"Arēna Rīga" is home to the Kontinental Hockey League’s Riga "Dinamo" club and also to the national team, proving every game the undying interest the populace has for this particular sport, and the simple truth, that our fans are simply the best!
Set designer and director Reinis Suhanovs. Žanis and Johanna Lipke not only gave an outstanding example of human value, but also kept their love alive in the trying turns of their fate till the final day of their lives…
The festival is held annually as a marker of accomplishment and collaboration, for fine tuning, with the best of the best presented to those visiting Riga during its special year as the "European Capital of Culture.".
Participants of XI "Kremerata Baltica" festival will be the orchestra "Kremerata Baltica" conducted by Gidon Kremer joined by other outstanding musicians from Latvia and abroad.