Christian IV concerts in Latvia and Estonia
MUSIC TO JOY AND FREEDOM
Christian IV Vocal Ensemble (Denmark)
Conductor: Ruben Munk
Marking the beginning of the centenary of the Republic of Latvia and Republic of Estonia, Christian IV Vocal Ensemble (Denmark) will perform a concert at St John´s Church in Riga, Kuressaare Castle and Tallinn Dome Church . The programme is inspired by the period of the Reformation and thoughts of Luther – symbolizing ideas of freedom and independence central to the Republic of Latvia and Estonia
Christian IV Vocal Ensemble is named after the music-loving king of Denmark (1588-1648). The ensemble was established in 2005 by conductor and harpsichordist Ruben Munk and unites 8 professional singers at international level from Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The repertoire includes renaissance a cappella music (1425-1625) as well as more contemporary works.
Music by: Josquin Desprez, Michael Praetorius, Mogens Pedersøn, Mikkel Andreassen, Arvo Pärt, Ēriks Ešenvalds.
Dates and times: January 17, 19.00, St John’s Church, Riga, Januray 18, 19:00, Kuressaare Castle and 19. Januray, 18.00 in Tallinn Dome Church
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