The RÄ«ga-based clarinet quartet Quattro Differente (Guntars Gedroics, Kristaps Kitners, Marina Vidmonte & Ceslavs Grods) will include my (recently revised version of) Panta Rei on their concerts in LiepÄja, Madona, and Valmiera in Latvia in July and August. Panta Rei, originally an 8-minute work for saxophone quartet, was premiered by the Amherst Saxophone Quartet in Buffalo, New York. Quattro Differente premiered an earlier version of the piece in Ogre, Latvia, last year.
Also on these programs will be works by Nick Gotham (Up From Under/UznirÅ¡ana), JÄ“kabs NÄ«manis (Episodes), Santa Ratniece (SeptiÅ†i PakÄpieni), JÄnis DÅ«da (Intermezzo), Edgars Raginskis (Asteriona nams), Austra Savicka (About Time), and Imants MeÅ¾araups (Sfinksa).
The performances will take place:
July 1, 4PM
The Gallery Theater of the Latvian Society House
August 2, Evening concert
Latvian Music Festival
August 9, 7PM
Vidzeme Summer Music Festival
SÄ“Ä¼u Manor House