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Choral Workshop with conductor Maris Sirmais and the State Choir Latvija

July 8, 2019 7:30 pm. Founded in 1942, the State Choir Latvija will celebrate its 77 season in 2019. Recognized as one of the world's truly great choirs, it is renowned for its nuanced a cappella performances as well as its appearances with orchestras such as Amsterdam's Concertgebouw, the London Philharmonic, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Bavarian State Radio Orchestra and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, among many others. The choir has performed with legendary conductors like Zubin Mehta, Mariss Jansons, Andris Nelsons and Vladimir Ashkenazy.The State Choir Latvija has performed in virtually all the great concert halls of Europe and around the world from Singapore to New York's Lincoln Centre. They record for Warner Brothers, Harmonia Mundi, Ondine and Wergo.In 1998, the State Choir Latvija established an annual international festival devoted to the performance of sacred music and have performed and commissioned new works by Arvo Pärt, Giya Kancheli, John Tavener, Ēriks Ešenvalds and John Rutter, among many others.. 151 Laurier Ave EOttawa, ON K1N 6N8.. Event Details. Location: 151 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa