Kaspars Zemītis and chamber choir ‘MoonBeams’ will perform in concerts ‘Creation’

The first of the four concerts “Creation” will be performed at the Sigulda Concert Hall “Baltais flīģelis” on April 23 at 6 pm, where the virtuoso guitarist will perform together Kaspars Zemitis and a chamber choir conducted by MoonBeams conductor Nora Kalniņa.

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“Kaspars Zemītis is both a great master of his craft and a pleasant companion in any stage collaboration. The” Mesa “composed by him embodies human simplicity, where we can identify each of us. easy to perceive, “says the choir conductor Nora Kalniņa, adding that” our hearts this spring, when the struggle between light and darkness takes place, especially long for the shining light that pervades the “Mesa”.

Kaspars Zemītis, on the other hand, states: “Mesa is my conversation with God in music. Today we see more than ever the importance of prayer and compassion, and how our spiritual strength can create and inspire at a time when so much of the world is being cruel. ruined. “

The hour-long concert will feature guitar solos with original melodies from Zemītis. This will be followed by the latest choral compositions by MoonBeams. The program includes works by Arturs Maskats, Jānis Lūsēns, Juris Vaivods and Jēkabs Bernāts. A special place in the concert will be the world-famous composer of Ukrainian origin Valentin Silvestrov, whose music pays special attention to the aftermath, which is formed when the chord disappears. At the meditative end of the concert – “Mesa” for choir and guitar, written by Kaspars Zemītis by order of VAK “Latvija” and conductor Māris Sirmas.

Kaspars Zemītis is a musician with more than 20 years of stage experience, playing in various ensembles and music styles. In music he is close to delicate simplicity and romance. He plays various genres on a daily basis, playing with singers such as Intars Busulis, Daumants Kalniņš, Renārs Kaupers, Elza Rozentāle, Linda Leen, Igo, as well as participating in concert programs and projects with the Latvian Radio Choir and the Latvian State Academic Choir “Latvia”, Riga Dome Cathedral. boys’ choir, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, chamber orchestra “Kremerata Baltica”, opera singers Elīna Šimkus, Evita Zālīte, Guntars Ruņģis, Jānis Apeini, etc. In addition to his musical work, Kaspars Zemītis works as a lecturer at the

The chamber choir “MoonBeams”, conducted by Nora Kalniņa, has been active since 2020, but has been active since 2018, when she has performed in Seoul, South Korea and later at the Sacred Music Festival in Stuttgart, Germany (2019), and at Christmas concerts in Hamburg and in its vicinity (2019). The chamber choir’s repertoire is wide – choral music by both domestic and foreign composers.

A total of four concerts are planned: on May 7 at 5 pm Kuldīga St. Anne’s Evangelical Lutheran. Church; May 14 at 5 pm in Dobele Concert Hall “Zinta” and May 21 at 5 pm Rūjiena Sv. Bērtuulis ev.lut. church

Tickets for concerts can be purchased “Ticket Paradise” box offices. Entrance to the concert in Rūjiena for donations to the church for organ repair.

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