Inessa Galante /Christmas Prelude 2018

Christmas is a time of miracles, joyful encounters with your loved ones, it’s time for pleasant gifts. At that point, we especially crave for spiritual warmth and pacification, and enchanting music sounding under the arches of the majestic Dome Cathedral has been able to penetrate the very depths of our hearts filling them with joy. Fitly, Inessa Galante Foundation has been giving its “Christmas Prelude” to the citizens and guests of the capital for many years.

Afisa_web_ZsvPreludija2018_LVThis time a festive concert will take place in the Dome Cathedral, on December 8 at 19:00. An incredible evening with the favorite musicians awaits you, as well as the meeting a charming singer and inspirer of the event, Inessa Galante.

Prominent Latvian musicians will participate in the concert: one of the brightest performers of baroque music, countertenor, Sergei Egers, world-renowned composer and organist Aivars Kalejs, as well as a virtuoso pianist and a laureate of prestigious international competitions Andrej Osokin.

Traditionally, at the Inessa Galante Foundation’s evening the new stars will be born, young bright talents will perform on stage along with the renowned musicians: the laureates of the annual “Inessa Galante Talents” and the boys choir of Jāzepa Mediņa 1st Music School conducted by Roman Vanags.

And, of course, listeners will enjoy a performance of the festival’s muse. A gentle, strong and soulful Inessa Galante’s soprano known for her incredible pianissimo, will not leave anyone indifferent, both those who get acquainted with her for the first time and those admiring the opera diva’s talent for years.

But this won’t be the end of musical gifts, more pleasant surprises will be in store for the audience, and the unforgettable atmosphere of the evening will fill the guests’ souls with the joy of much awaited brightest holiday, Christmas.
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(Latvian) Nedēļas nogalē izskanējis tradicionālais Ineses Galantes Ziemassvētku koncerts

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(Latvian) Izsludināta koncertprogramma Ineses Galantes fonda rīkotajam „Ziemassvētku prelūdija” koncertam

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Opera diva Inese Galante invites to a concert “Christmas Prelude”

Christmas Eve is that magic time when you want to share joy and beauty with friends. Following the tradition, Inese Galante Foundation is preparing a special musical gift for their listeners – a brilliant soprano Inese Galante’s inspired Christmas Prelude concert program with the participation of the well-known Latvian and foreign musicians, which will be performed on December 16 at the Riga Dome Cathedral.

In the concert, you will hear audience’s beloved Latvian artists – Inese Galante and her long-term stage partners and friends, as well as young yet well known stars in Latvia and abroad: countertenor Sergejs Jegers – one of the brightest Baroque music interpreters in Latvia, organ player and composer Aivars Kalejs, whose concert geography include performances in Australia, USA and Canada and who was honoured for already several times to perform a solo concert in Notre-Dame de Paris, pianist Andrej Osokin – laureate of the world’s most prominent piano competitions – including the Leeds, Rubinstein, Long-Thibaud, Queen Elisabeth, as well as International German Piano Prize, one of the most sought-after Latvian pianists. ​

According to one of the Inessa Galante Foundation’s main principles – to offer support for talented young artists, some of them – the winners of Inese Galante’s Talents competition – will appear on the stage together with well-known musicians. The magic Christmas atmosphere will be accomplished with the boys’ choir of Jāzeps Mediņš 1st Music School of Riga, conducted by Romāns Vanags.

The traditional Christmas time concert of classical and sacred music “Inese Galante and friends. Christmas prelude” will take place in Riga Dome Cathedral on December 16 at 19.00. Tickets are available at Biļešu Paradīze ticket boxes and online: