On August 17, in the Small Hall of the Dzintari Concert Hall, as part of a new large-scale and significant cultural event for the Baltic countries and throughout Europe – the Baltic Awards, a concert will take place with the participation of the brightest talents, winners of the Inessa Galante Talents competition. This summer, Brigita Chirkste (soprano), Rinalds Rosenlauks (oboe), Elina Agneta Lamberte (cocle) will perform in this concert. The founder of the foundation and the chairman of the jury of the talent competition, opera diva Inessa Galante, will introduce the young talents. The program will feature a brilliant kaleidoscope of musical compositions, including the most popular and “immortal” works of world music. Young performers promise to surprise the audience with their skills and originality. Spectators will have the opportunity to feel proud of the creative potential of our country and spend an unforgettable summer evening enjoying talented performances of the most beautiful works of world music.

“Baltic Awards” is a new project of the “Inessa Galante Foundation” in cooperation with public and educational institutions, professional associations and diplomatic missions of the three Baltic countries – Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. The award will be presented to outstanding figures of the Baltic countries for their contribution to the development of art, science and architecture, highlighting the importance of the region in the European context.

The winners are determined by the Award’s expert committee, which already includes: ex-President of Latvia, politician, public figure Vaira Vike-Freiberga, ex-President of Latvia, politician Valdis Zatlers, ex-President of Estonia, politician Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Latvian Academy of Sciences Ivar Kalvins, President of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences Juras Banys, world-famous Latvian composer Peteris Vasks, Latvian singer, author of music and lyrics, producer Janis Shipkevic, Secretary General of the expert committee, a leading partner of Rödl & Partner in the Baltics and Northern Europe Jens-Christian Pastille, and some other significant representatives of the public, cultural and business sectors of the Baltic countries. The chairman of the committee and founder of the foundation is opera diva Inessa Galante.

The award will become a bright, large-scale and significant international event, which will be held annually in Riga and Jurmala, in the Dzintari concert hall for several days. The first Baltic Awards events will take place this summer, from August 15 to 17.

Approximate concert duration: 60 minutes

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