Chamber works on Latvia’s New Music Days festival in Riga on February 8 & 18

The piano duo Antra and Normunds Viksne will perform three movements from my suite for piano four-hands inspired by paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe, From the Faraway Nearby, at Rīgas Latviešu biedrības nama Zelta zālē (Riga’s Society House, Golden Hall) on February 8 at 7PM. This concert of chamber music will also include works by Latvian composers Kalniņš, Kalsons, Ābols, Jermaks, and Riekstiņš.
Flutist Liene Denisjuka will perform my Fragmentary Rondo for unaccompanied solo flute on a concert of electroacoustic and chamber music at the Jaunais Rīgas Teātris Kamerzālē in Rīga on February 18 at 7PM. Other composers on this program include Ēriks Ešenvalds, Rolands Kronlaks, Solveiga Selga, and Anita Mieze.

These concerts are just two of eleven concerts that will take place throughout Riga in February.

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CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

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