Discovering Garūtas Concerto

This December Élisabeth Pion visited Riga. During her stay, she explored Lūcija Garūta’s apartment in Berga Bazārs, immersing herself in the historical and emotional context of the composers music.

November 11 and 12 cantata “God, Your Earth Is Burning!” In Riga and Cēsis!

Commemorating history through music on November 11 at 5 p.m. at Old St. Gertrude’s Church in Riga, and again on November 12 at 5 p.m. at St. John’s Church in Cēsis. These performances will feature the stirring historical cantata “God, Thy Earth Is Aflame!” by Lūcija Garūta and Andrejs Eglītis. The program will also include […]

New album!

The national recording company “SKANi” has released an album of chord songs by the composer Lūcija Garūta recorded by the Latvian Radio Choir and conductor Sigvards Kļava.

Garūta’s Piano Concerto Tour in Montreal

Fire and Flame: Montreal Becomes the Stage for a January 2024 Concert Series Where Prokofiev’s Epic Narratives, Garūta’s Lyrical Brilliance, and Dukas’ Enchanted Melodies Warm the Soul”

Opening event of the album “Svetā Mīla” at the National Opera

Thanks to Jūlija Vasiļjeva and Māris Skuja for the beautiful album ‘Svētā mīla’ and the opening event at the Ballet Hall of the Latvian National Opera! This album, released under the management of the National Record Company SKANi, features solo songs by Lūcija Garūta (1902–1977).

New Workbook about the cantata “God, Your Earth is Burning”

To commemorate the 150th Song and Dance Festival, the Latvian Occupation Museum has spotlighted the cantata “Dievs, Tava zeme deg” (God, Your Land is Burning). Created by poet Andrejs Eglītis and composer Lūcija Garūta during World War II, this poignant work encapsulates Latvia’s wartime spirit. Premiered in 1944, it faced suppression during Soviet occupation but was later revived, standing today as a testament to Latvia’s enduring cultural and historical resilience.

Digital concert at the VEF Culture Palace – a tribute to the composer

VEF Culture Palace Chamber Music concerts and talks series “Come prima” offers a digital concert recording – “Dedication to Lūcija Garūta”. The broadcast from the Great Hall of the VEF Culture Palace could be viewed from May 28 at 8 p.m. on the public media portal LSM.lv and Replay.lv.