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Homecoming Concert

Join the Mägi Ensemble at our Homecoming Concert! Tuesday, November 1, at Stone Way Café, from 6pm to 8pm.

We're so excited to be back! The Mägi Ensemble just returned from our most recent tour and cultural exchange in Riga, Latvia. Now that we are home, we'd love share with you the program we shared in Riga.

While in Riga, we performed a full-length concert at Niceplace Mansards and St. Saviour's Church, a joint concert with fellow women's ensemble, BALTA, at St. Mary Magdalene Church, and the Sunday service at Riga Dom with choruses Dzintars and Rasa. In addition to our performances, we toured the National Library of Latvia, attended the rehearsal of Putni, and dipped our feet in the Baltic Sea.

It is important to us that we be ambassadors for the choral music that galvanized the people of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania as they earned their independence. In order to continue our mission, we intend to perform at College Music Society National Conference in Santa Fe, record a second CD, and embark on an extended tour to the Baltics in 2018. Donations to cover the costs of this work are very much appreciated and can be given through our website or at the concert.

We hope to see you there!

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Vokālajā ansamblī Mägi Ensemble no Sietlas Vašingtonā, kas Rīgā viesosies no 30. augusta līdz 5. septembrim.

Vokālajā ansamblī Mägi Ensemble dzied talantīgas dziedātājas no Sietlas Vašingtonā, kas Rīgā viesosies no 30. augusta līdz 5. septembrim.

Pirmais Rīgas tūres koncerts norisināsies grāmatu un kultūrpreču mājā "NicePlace Mansards" - 30. augustā plkst. 19:00, kurā skanēs kompozīcijas no Baltijas reģiona. (Ieeja bez maksas.)

Ansambļa patstāvīgā darbības vieta ir Sietla, Vašingtonā, un tā repertuārā galvenokārt ir kompozīcijas no Baltijas reģiona. Ērika Ešenvalda, Riharda Dubras, Daces Aperānes, Anša Saukas u.c. kompozīcijām līdzās skanēs amerikāņu gospeļu dziesmas un laikmetīgā mūzika no Moses Hogana (Moses Hogan), Billija Džoela (Billy Joel) un Bobija Makferina (Bobby McFerrin).

Pavisam nesen ir izdots pirmais studijas albums "Baltijas skaņas" (Baltic Sounds), kuru varēs iegādāties visās koncertu vietās.

Koncerts grafiks:

Otrdiena, 30. augustā 2016

Plkst. 19.00

Nice Place Mansards, Krišjāņa Barona iela 21, Rīga, LV-1011 / www.niceplace.lv

Trešdiena, 31. augustā 2016

Plst. 13.00

St. Saviour's Episcopal, Anglikāņu 2, Rīga, Latvia / www.anglicanriga.lv

Sestdiena, 3. septemberī 2016

Joint concert with BALTA , Mara Marnauza, director

Plkst. 18.00

Sv. Marija-Magdalēna baznīca, Klostera 2, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia / www.catholic.lv

Svētdiena, 4. septemberī 2016

Service at Riga Dom

Plkst. 12.00

Herdera laukums 6, Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia / www.doms.lv

Vairāk informācijas par vokālo ansambli Mägi Ensemble un tā koncertiem Rīgā:

www.magiensemble.com
Facebook: MagiEnsemble
Twittter: @MagiEnsemble
Instagram: MagiEnsemble

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Ancora and Mägi Ensemble - Women in Song

Ancora and Mägi Ensemble Present

Women in Song
Ancora Baltica

Thursday, May 19 - 8:00PM
Resonance at SOMA Towers
288 106th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

Mägi Ensemble will join another of our area’s finest women’s chamber choirs, Ancora, for an evening of sublime song.

Ancora will highlight pieces from their spring concert TEMPUS, a diverse program including madrigals, spirituals, traditional and contemporary choral music, and rousing world music selections.

The Mägi Ensemble will sing selections from their recent CD “Baltic Sounds” with choral works and folk songs from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Tickets $20 regular / $15 students and seniors.

Click here to buy tickets!

http://resonance.events/event/women-in-song/

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GiveBIG on May 3, 2016!

#GiveBIG

Last year, we released our 1st CD in part due to donations through #GiveBIG. Your donations this year on Tuesday, May 3 will support recording our 2nd CD and upcoming tour to Riga, Latvia!

Donations made through our online profile page at https://givebig.seattlefoundation.org/npo/magi-ensemble will be stretched by The Seattle Foundation, making your donation dollars go farther. You can schedule your donation starting on April 18, 2016. Thanks for your support!

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Baltic Sounds CD Now Available for Purchase

Our debut CD, "Baltic Sounds", is now available for purchase worldwide! You can purchase it from cdbaby.com through the link below.

The physical CDs include full liner notes with translations, bios, and photos.

The album is also available for download from CDBaby or iTunes!

"Baltic Sounds" - CD Release Concert! Sunday, November 22, 2pm

We are excited to release our first CD "Baltic Sounds" with a wonderful afternoon of music and light appetizers on Sunday, November 22nd at 2pm in the Three Crowns Room at the Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, 98109.

Along with some of the pieces from the CD, they will perform new works by Lithuanian composer Vytautas Miškinis, Latvian-American composer Dace Aperans and many others. CDs and other merchandise will be available for purchase. Tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets through the widget below.



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Saturday, October 10 - Mägi Ensemble at Seattle Sings!

Seattle Sings

Wake up this Saturday with beautiful music at St. Mark's Cathedral!

On Saturday, October 10, the Mägi Ensemble is singing in the first set of the day for the Seattle Sings Choral Festival. It starts at 10am and we are in a set with excellent men's and women's ensembles.

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"My Baltic Home" Concert - Saturday, May 23, 7pm

My Baltic Home

Our concert is on Saturday, May 23!

Thomsen Chapel at St. Mark's Cathedral

The Magi Ensemble, a 9 voice women's ensemble and the resident ensemble of Thomsen Chapel, will perform a concert of music from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia on Saturday, May 23rd at 7pm in Thomsen Chapel. Traditional folk songs from all three countries as well as pieces by Dubra, Augustinas and Mägi will be performed. The Magi Ensemble performs and records music from the Baltic region and is also an ambassador for the power of music in inter-cultural dialogue and identity. Suggestion donation: $10.

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Give BIG 2015! - Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Tuesday, May 5th is Seattle Foundation's2015 GiveBIG event. On this one day, you have the opportunity for your gift to the Magi Ensemble to go even further! Regardless of the size, the Seattle Foundation will match funds in proportion to all the donation made during through our donation link on the Seattle Foundation website between midnight and midnight on Tuesday.

Please visit our page on the Seattle Foundation website to make a Give BIG donation.

http://www.seattlefoundation.org/npos/Pages/MagiEnsemble.aspx

Your gift will go toward the final recording and production costs of our inaugural CD which highlights choral works from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. We are about 75% complete with our recording sessions, and are excited to finish this project this year. Keep an eye on this space or follow us on Facebook and Twitter as we get close to our

The mission of the Mägi Ensemble is to connect people and cultures through music and with each generous gift, we are able to continue and grow our mission with our concerts, community performances, cultural lectures and recordings.

Wherever you live, if you feel a connection to the Māgi Ensemble and the importance and impact that music can make to connect people and start inter-cultural dialogues, you can support us on this day....Tuesday, May 5th. Thank you for your support!

Give BIG 2014

Tuesday, May 6th is Seattle Foundation's GiveBIG event. On this one day, you have the opportunity for your gift to the Magi Ensemble to go even further! Regardless of the size, the Seattle Foundation will match funds in proportion to all the donation made during through our donation link on the Seattle Foundation website between midnight and midnight on Tuesday.

Please visit our page on the Seattle Foundation website to make a donation.

http://www.seattlefoundation.org/npos/Pages/MagiEnsemble.aspx

Your gift will help support the recording and production of our inaugural CD which highlights choral works from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Featured composers include Ester Mägi, Arvo Pärt, Vytautas Miškinis and Selga Mence as well as traditional folk song arrangement from each country.

This mission of the Mägi Ensemble is to connect people and cultures through music and with each generous gift, we are able to continue and grow our mission with our concerts, community performances, cultural lectures and recordings.

Wherever you live, if you feel a connection to the Māgi Ensemble and the importance and impact that music can make to connect people and start inter-cultural dialogues, you can support us on this day....Tuesday, May 6th.

More details to come about the CD recording project! We just had our first recording session and we are so excited about how things are going.

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