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Composer: Vasks, Pēteris (b. 1946)

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StockholmShostakovich's Magnificent Leningrad Symphony

Vasks, Shostakovich
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Klaus Mäkelä; Swedish Radio Choir

JūrmalaKalpotājs. Blumbergs. Kamēr...

Kalpotājs. Blumbergs. Kamēr...
Pelēcis, Ešenvalds, Vasks, Karlsons, Jackson, Tabakova, Miskinis
Aivis Greters; Youth Choir "Kamer"; Aleksejs Bahirs; Arvīds Zvagulis; Ernests Mediņš

JūrmalaKalpotājs. Blumbergs. Kamēr...

Kalpotājs. Blumbergs. Kamēr...
Pelēcis, Vasks, Ešenvalds, Karlsons, Jackson, Tabakova, Miskinis
Aivis Greters; Youth Choir "Kamer"; Aleksejs Bahirs; Arvīds Zvagulis; Ernests Mediņš

CardiffBBC National Orchestra of Wales

Tabakova, Vasks, Wallace, Roberts, Bowden, Lang, Metcalf, Fitkin, Reich
BBC National Orchestra of Wales; Ryan Bancroft; Tamsin Waley-Cohen; Elizabeth Donovan

Los AngelesIveta Apkalna

Widor, Gubaidulina, Glass, Kalējs, Vasks, Bach, Liszt
Iveta Apkalna, Organ
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Miracles at the Barbican in Gavin Higgins' new concerto

Helen Vollam performs Gavin Higgins' The Book of Miracles © BBC | Mark Allan
Higgins never forgets that the concerto form has a playful element
****1
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Soulful Advent music from the Scottish Ensemble with Sean Shibe

Sean Shibe © Kaupo Kikkos
The Scottish Ensemble with guitarist Sean Shibe perform a thoughtful programme of ancient and modern Christmas-themed music in a candlelit St John’s Kirk.
****1
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Bach goes Baltic: Kremerata Baltica at the Elbphilharmonie

Iveta Apkalna © Daniel Dittus
An intriguing combination of three contemporary Baltic composers matched against Bach, delivered with consummate musicianship by Kremerata Baltica.
*****
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Serene Vasks and exuberant Shostakovich in Belgrade

Alina Pogostkina © Nikolaj Lund
Alina Pogostkina and the Belgrade Philharmonic strings shone in Peteris Vasks' atmospheric Distant Light while Fabrice Bollon entertained with Shostakovich's most exuberant symphony.
****1
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An inspiring, faith-filled concert in Riga

Sigvards Kļava © Riga Festival
The Latvian Radio Choir, coupled with the Sinfonietta Rīga Orchestra under the conductor Sigvards Kļava give an ethereal rendition of four contemporary Latvian composers in Riga Cathedral.
****1
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