Latvian choral music in Sochi
Greetings from the host country of the World Choir Games 2014
INTERKULTUR is pleased to introduce some choirs, which will attend the biggest choral event worldwide: The World Choir Games in Sochi 2016.
The following choir, we would like to introduce, comes from the host country of the last World Choir Games 2014 in Riga, Latvia.
"The mixed choir "Daugava" was founded in 1956, by Stanislavs Broks (1926-1977). Since 1996 the conductor of the choir is Dr. Jevgenijs Ustinskovs. The participants of the choir are young people at the age of 17-40. The choir is active in concert activity. It repeatedly performed in cities and towns of Latvia, Russia, Lithuania, Estonia, Belarus, the Ukraine, France, Hungary, Germany, Poland, Austria, Netherlands, Great Britain, Spain, Italy and Macedonia. In the repertoire of choir there are works of different styles from Renaissance to modern Aleatory . Folk and sacred music has an important place too. The choir is active in co-operations with various orchestras.
The "Daugava" is a one of leader choirs in Latvia. In last time it took part in many national and international competitions."
Nice to meeting you as participants of the World Choir Games 2016 in Sochi.