Skaņu mežs’2019 opening concert

Skaņu mežs’2019 atklāšanas koncerts October 5, art museum “Riga Bourse”, 18:00 Panel discussion 18:00 Erwan Keravec 19:15 Cândido Lima 20:00 Edison Denisov 21:05 Subtle Degrees 21:25 Circuit des Yeux 22:15 All times are approximate! Free entrance!

Skaņu Mežs 2019 announces workshops by Alvin Lucier and Irvine Arditti

The Skaņu Mežs festival for adventurous music (Riga, Latvia) will happen on October 5, 11 and 12 (see the full program here). The festival has also revealed its educational program, comprised of workshops by violin virtuoso Irvine Arditti and legendary composer Alvin Lucier. Both events will happen at the LMT Chamber Hall of the Jāzeps… >>

Circuit Des Yeux, Erwan Keravec to play opening event of Skaņu Mežs 2019

The Skaņu Mežs festival for adventurous music (Riga, Latvia) will hold a free entry opening event on 5 October at 6pm at the Art museum RIGA BOURSE (6 Doma laukums, Riga). The line-up includes cross-genre duo Subtle Degrees, avant-folk group Circuit Des Yeux, bagpipe player, improviser Erwan Keravec and composer Candido Lima with a performance… >>

Photo Gallery: White Night 2019

Pictures from the Skaņu Mežs’ hosted free-entry event of the White Night culture forum 2019 that took place in St. Savior’s Anglican Church, Riga, on September 7. The line up was: Joachim Nordwall, Systema Solaris, Glociks, Astrid Sonne, Maria W Horn, Jonathan Uliel Saldanha, Nina Garcia. Pics by Mr. Arnis Kalniņš

Skaņu Mežs festival 2019 announces full line-up

Skaņu Mežs festival for adventurous music will happen in Riga, Latvia on October 11-12 at concert hall Hanzas Perons (16a Hanzas street) with a free-entry opening event on October 5 at the Art Museum Riga Bourse (Doma Square 6). Two-day passes to the festival can be purchased for 25 EUR at www.bilesuserviss.lv. The full line-up… >>

Skaņu Mežs announces program for White Night event 2019

In keeping with tradition, Skaņu Mežs will host a free-entry event for the White Night culture forum of 2019. This five-hour porgram will consist of genre-wise diverse performances. After a two-year break experimenting with other venues, Skaņu Mežs will return to its traditional choice for White Night events – St. Savior’s Anglican Church (Anglikāņu street… >>

Alvin Lucier is honorary guest of Skaņu Mežs 2019

Legendary composer of experimental music Alvin Lucier will be the honorary guest of Skaņu Mežs festival for adventurous music in Riga, Latvia. He will pefrom his iconic work „I am Sitting in a Room”, and glockenspiel player and percussionist Trevor Saint will perform his pieces „Ricochet Lady” and „Tilted Arc”. A workshop/lecture by Lucier at… >>

patten to perform at Skaņu Mežs 2019

On October 12, the London-based project patten will play an audiovisual show as part of the Skaņu Mežs festival for adventurous music in Riga, Latvia. Skaņu Mežs will happen on October 11-12 at concert hall Hanzas Perons (16a Hanzas street) with a free-entry opening event on October 5 at the Art Museum Riga Bourse (Doma… >>

SHAPE announces showcase at Gamma festival

The “Creative Europe”-supported SHAPE platform announces a large showcase at Gamma festival in St. Petersburg. The large-scale Russian festival of music and modern culture will be held for the fourth time from July 11 to July 14. This will be the fourth large SHAPE showcase outside of the EU after Montréal’s MUTEK, Rio De Janeiro’s… >>