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Performer: Latvian Radio Choir

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Technique, fervency and passion: the Latvian Radio Choir

Latvian Radio Choir © Janis Deinats
The Latvian Radio Choir's 24 singers display exceptional virtuosity in the service of a varied programme of contemporary spiritual works.
*****
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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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Full power from the Latvian Radio Choir

The Latvian Radio Choir at Prom 38 © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Powerfully committed and expert singing from the Latvian Radio Choir under Sigvards Kļava, paired with thoughtful and calm playing from Alexander Melnikov in two highly contrasting works by Shostakovich.
****1
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A whiff of incense as the Proms explore Rachmaninov and religion

Thomas Dausgaard and the BBC Scottish SO © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Rachmaninov was not an especially religious man, yet he composed religious music, most famously the haunting All-Night Vigil (or Vespers) which was the climax to this evening's two Proms. 
****1
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Resplendent in Gregorian chant and the Eton Choir Book

Latvian Radio Choir © Matiss Markovskis
In the tiny Baltic state of Latvia, music loving locals are hell-bent on going for Baroque.
****1
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