As every year Sinfonietta Riga is going to Northeastern Culture capital of Latvia Cēsis to partcipate in one of the most prominent musical festival - Cello Cēsis. This year orchestra will share festival stage with MARIO BRUNELLO, an Italian cello player with an extensive international career, and the brilliant Latvian musician, long-standing solo cellist for the Kremerata Baltica Orchestra ĒRIKS KIRŠFELDS.
Brunello has worked with some of the world’s major orchestras, appearing with Gidon Kremer, Frank Peter Zimmermann, Yuri Bashmet, Maurizio Pollini and Andrea Lucchesini. On the stage of the Cello Cēsis Festival Brunelli will perform the Schubert‒ Cassadó Arpeggione Sonata in A minor.
Ēriks Kiršfelds is the concertmaster of the cello group for the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra and regularly appear as a member of the Sinfonietta Amsterdam Orchestra. For outstanding work in ensemble Kiršfelds won the 2009 Grand Music Award, the highest musical award in Latvia. In this programme we will see performance of "Sun Music" - concerto for cello and orchestra by the Latvian composer Anitra Tumševica.
Ēriks Kiršfelds, cello
Mario Brunello, cello
conductor Artūrs Gailis
Richard Wagner - Symphonic poem "Siegfried Idyll", WWV 103
Gaspar Cassadó / Franz Schubert - Concerto for Cello and orchestra in A minor
(Franz Schubert - Sonata for arpeggione & piano in A minor, D. 821)
Erwin Schulhoff - Suite for chamber orchestra, WV 58
A. Tumševica - "Saules mūzika"