Music of the Baltic Nations

This is a past concert.

Fri, April 6, 2018 / 7:30pm
American Academy of Arts and Sciences

200 Beacon Street, Somerville

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The Chamber Series concludes with a celebration of the centennials of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Join us for this unique program, highlighting composers from the Baltic Nations including Estonian composer Veljo Tormis, Latvian composer Peter Vasks, Lithuanian composer Jonas Govėdas, and others. Featuring Cantata Singers members Felicity Salmon, Epp Sonin, and Alexandra Whitfield, sopranos; Elizabeth Eschen and Jennifer Webb, mezzo-sopranos; Jason Sabol, tenor; and James Liu, baritone.

Katherine Pukinskis, composer and musicologist, will give a pre-concert talk at 6:30pm, free to all ticketholders.
Following the performance, all are invited to attend the post-concert reception.

Program:
Kalijo Raid: Ära Viies
arr. Aleksei Stepanov: Eideratas
Mart Saar: Oi Häbi, op. 49, no. 5
Balys Dvarionas: Oi užkilokit vartelius
Audronė Žigaitytė : Ulijana
Aleksandras Stankevičius-Stanke: Vandens malūnėliai
Giedra Gudauskienė: Jaunystė
Balys Dvarionas: Oi užkilokit vartelius
Jonas Govėdas: Serenada
Algimantas Raudonikis : Giesmė į tylą
arr. Rio Päts: Kaluri Laul
Mart Saar: Olin Enne eide Kodus, op. 50, no. 4
Leonhard Virkhaus: Palve
Kalijo Raid: Alleluia Gloria
arr. Riho Päts: Kui Mina Ales Noor Veel Olin
arr. Juhan Aavik: Muru Andso Ainus Ingel
Emils Darzins : Aizver Actiņas un smaidi
Jazeps Wihtols : Tautiešami roku devu
Alfrēds Kalniņš : Brīnos es
Jazeps Wihtols : Kuļam pieci, kuļam seši
Arvids Zilinskis: Komponistam
Latvian Folksong: Līgo
arr. Rhio Päts: Pulma Laul
Veljo Tormis: Kümme Haikut (Ten Haikus)
arr. Miina Härma: Lauliku Lapsepoli
arr. Hari Otsa: Taat Ära Maga
Rein Rannap: Ilus Maa

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