Category Archives: Bez tēmas

Double album PURVS by saxophonists Liudas Mockūnas and Arvydas Kazlauskas come out on jazz label Jersika Records

Liudas Mockūnas is one of today’s leading Lithuanian Free jazz musicians in Europe, a composer and a lecturer at the Jazz Department of the Lithuanian Academy of Mu-sic and Theater. He has played with such a great masters of this genre as Barry Guy, William Hooker, Vladimir Tarasov and Agustí Fernández. Arvydas Kazlauskas is a … Continue reading Double album PURVS by saxophonists Liudas Mockūnas and Arvydas Kazlauskas come out on jazz label Jersika Records

Watch a short film on the music of Teiji Ito

Concert series Kontraklang – REMAIIN’s Berlin partner organization – focuses on the film music of composer Teiji Ito for its first activity as part of the project. A lecture performance/film titled “The Cosmic Music of Teiji Ito”, created by Michiko Ogawa and Manuel Pessoa de Lima, can be watched via below. The groundbreaking experimental films … Continue reading Watch a short film on the music of Teiji Ito

SHAPE platform & XLR8R announce two-week collaboration

From November 11 until November 25, SHAPE platform for innovative music and audiovisual art will collaborate with the US-based online music magazine XLR8R on a string of exclusive live streams and mixes from a selection of 2020 SHAPE artists. The collaboration further highlights a path that the majority of SHAPE festivals chose to take during … Continue reading SHAPE platform & XLR8R announce two-week collaboration

KTL cancelled; three performances added to the festival program

The 19th edition of Skaņu Mežs festival for innovative music will take place on October 9 and 10 at concert hall Hanzas Perons (16a Hanzas street) with a free-entry opening event on October 2 at event space Fantadroms (74a Gustava Zemgala street, building „Heinrihs”). Tickets can be purchased at www.bilesuserviss.lv; one-day tickets costs 15 EUR, whereas a … Continue reading KTL cancelled; three performances added to the festival program

Program announced for Skaņu Mežs’2020

The 19th edition of Skaņu Mežs festival for innovative music will take place on October 9 and 10 at concert hall Hanzas Perons (16a Hanzas street) with a free-entry opening event on October 2 at event space Fantadroms (74a Gustava Zemgala street, building „Heinrihs”). Tickets can be purchased at www.bilesuserviss.lv; one-day tickets costs 15 EUR, whereas … Continue reading Program announced for Skaņu Mežs’2020

Photo Gallery: White Night event

Pictures from the Skaņu Mežs’ hosted “White Night” free-entry event with the following line-up: Rojin Sharafi (Shape), Clara De Asis (Shape), Cam Deas (Shape), Elvin Brandhi (Shape), Anthony Pateras, and MVTE. Pics by Mr. Arnis Kalniņš

Skaņu Mežs announces REMAIIN – open call published

Skaņu Mežs has launched a new two-year project, collaborating with fellow experimental music organizations from Belgium, Portugal and Germany. An open call for new works has been announced; deadline – April 15.   About REMAIIN   REMAIIN (Radical European Music and its Intercultural Nature) is a project that investigates non-European cultural influences on the experimental, … Continue reading Skaņu Mežs announces REMAIIN – open call published

„SHAPE Riga” cancelled, might return in September

Due to current spread of the “Covid-19” virus, and Latvia having closed off its borders, the “SHAPE Riga” lecture/workshop course and concert evening have been cancelled, but might still be organized at the beginning of September, depending on how the situation progresses. For further updates, visit www.skanumezs.lv

CANCELED: „SHAPE Riga” offers a two-day lecture program and a free-entry concert evening

On April 7 and 8, Skaņu Mežs festival will co-organize an event called „SHAPE Riga”, which will consist of a two-day lecture and workshop program, including talks by Regis, Julia Eckhardt, Troels Kjeldgaard, Josh Greenberg, Lukas Turza and Miri Kat, and a free-entry concert evening featuring Stellar Om Source, Oliver Torr, Rian Treanor and Poly … Continue reading CANCELED: „SHAPE Riga” offers a two-day lecture program and a free-entry concert evening

TERRAFORMA JOINS SHAPE PLATFORM

After concluding a fruitful and curatorially enriching collaboration with the Paris-based Biennale Némo, SHAPE platform welcomes a new member festival – Italy’s Terraforma. Terraforma is an international music festival dedicated to artistic experimentation and sustainability. The three-day event takes place since 2014 in the garden of Villa Arconati, near Milan. The artists range from early … Continue reading TERRAFORMA JOINS SHAPE PLATFORM