Music of the Baltic Nations

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
Audrone Zigaityte: Ulijana
Giedra Gudauskienė: Jaunystė
Aleksandras Stankevičius-Stanke: Vandens malūnėliai
Jonas Govėdas: Serenada
Alqimantas Raudonikis: Giesmė į tyla
arr. Rio Päts: Kaluri Laul
Mart Saar: Olin Enne eide Kodus, op. 50, no. 4
Leo Virkhaus: Palve
Kalijo Raid: Alleluia Gloria
arr. Riho Päts: Kui Mina Ales Noor Veel Olin
arr. Juhan Aavik: Muru Andso Ainus Ingel
Jazeps Vitols: Folksong Arrangements
Peter Vasks: Folksong Arrangements
Algred Kalnins: Folksong Arrangements
Arvids Zilinskis: Komponistam
Arvids Zilinskis: Pirku Sirmu Zirgo
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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