Wieder zu Gast am Summertime Festival! Dies an der 15. Ausgabe.
The Gala Concert of the international music festival â€śSummertime â€“ Inese Galante & Friendsâ€ť is a bright tradition and a vivid event eagerly awaited by all the admirers and participants of the festival. â€śGala Galanteâ€ť is not only the culmination of the festival itself but also a round-up of the entire music season, leaving a pleasant aftertaste of memories about the summer in Jurmala. This year, the gala concert â€śGala Galanteâ€ť will be even more special â€“ in honour of the anniversary of Inese Galanteâ€™s festival, the organisers have prepared a special programme and a series of surprises. A truly musical and aesthetic enjoyment and a dose of positive emotions awaits the guests: the gala concert programme will provide a variety of genres â€“ from the favourite classics to the amazing symbiosis of music styles â€“ and, as always, a glorious and stunning display of new and powerful musical performances.
On August 11, during the festivalâ€™s â€śSummertime â€“ Inese Galante & Friendsâ€ť gala concert the brightest Latvian and foreign stars along with the young talents â€“ winners of the Inese Galanteâ€™s Talentsâ€™ contest will perform. In the concert â€śGala Galanteâ€ť guests will have the unique opportunity to hear the compilation of stars â€“ performers and musicians: the baritone Martin Achrainer and pianist Greta Erharter-Sargsyan from Austria, the well-known Latvian countertenor Sergejs Jegers, and, of course, the festivalâ€™s muse and world-renowned opera diva Inese Galante (soprano). During the evening, two Russian showmen and piano geniuses â€“ Daniil Kramer and Denis Mazhukov â€“ will come together on the stage of Dzintari Concert Hall, and the charming French contemporary jazz singer Camille Bertault, whose performance at the anniversary yearâ€™s festival â€śSummertime â€“ Inese Galante & Friendsâ€ť will remain as a lasting and vivid discovery for Latvian public.
All gala concert performances will be accompanied by the Festival orchestra that has been an integral part of Inese Galanteâ€™s music festival for 15 years, where particularly for the festival the best Latvian musicians have joined together under the leadership of its permanent conductor â€“ Ekhart Wycik, from Germany. â€śGala Galanteâ€ť concert guests will also be conventionally delighted by the winners of the Inese Galanteâ€™s Talents contest. Young talents will once again surprise the audience with their growing mastery, make them smile and feel a sense of pride for such a talented young generation of our country.