Baltic Spring: A Concert

April 7th at 2:00pm
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Mercer Island, WA

Mägi Ensemble presents a beautiful Baltic Spring performance in the wonderful acoustics of Emmanuel Episcopal Church on Mercer Island.  For this concert all the members of Mägi Ensemble will also be joined by Skyros Quartet and the women of Inglemoor High School’s Chamber Choir.

Highlights include: A beautiful trio written by Latvian-American composer and professor at Harvard, Katherine Pukinskis, which is a very unique arrangement of a traditional Latvian folk tune. Featuring Maria Mannisto, Katelyn Isaacson and Marjorie Bunday.

The North American premiere of “O Bone Jesu” by Andris Gailis accompanied by members of the Skyros String Quartet.

The North American premiere of the song cycle “Sava Vieta uz Zemes” (“My Place On The Earth”) by Latvian-Canadian composer, Erika Yost.

Fun arrangements of Lithuanian and Estonian folk songs.

To end the concert, a rip-roaring arrangement of Vakaradziesma by
Uģis Prauliņš.