On 22nd and 23rd of September Skaņu Mežs Festival and Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music will host lectures & workshops at JVLAM Kamerzāle (entrance from Raiņa Bulvāris 23)
- 22/09 4PM Composer Peter Ablinger (Austria), Music and Anthropocene
- 23/09 12PM Saxophonist Seymour Wright (United Kingdom), A New Jazz Imagination
- 23/09 2PM Composer Yvette Janine Jackson (USA), This Is Radio Opera
- 23/09 5PM Composer François Bonnet (France), GRM and musique concrète: a History of Concepts
Skaņu Mežs Festival informs its attendees on the developments in contemporary music, in addition expanding the outlook on 20th century music history.
The educational program is supported by music platform SHAPE+ and REMAIIN project (both supported by EU program Creative Europe), Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, Riga City Council, Goethe Institute and Trust for Mutual Understanding.