New recordings of Eriks Esenvalds music on SKANi label

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Latvian label SKANi celebrates the 25th anniversary of Latvian Radio 3 ‘Klasika’ with the release of a series of 25 digital albums dedicated to 25 Latvian composers. The albums feature recordings from the archives of Latvian Radio (1963–2018), some of which have been carefully digitised and restored from the original magnetic reels.

The 6th album in the series is dedicated to Eriks Esenvalds works (recorded 1999–2010) and includes the following recordings from the Latvian Radio archives:

Latvian Radio Archive: Ēriks Ešenvalds (SKANi, 2021)

Nakts pilsētā / Night in the City (1998)
Jānis Mednis (double bass), Herta Hansena (piano)
Latvian Radio Studio 1, 12 October 1999
Recording engineer: Jāzeps Kulbergs

Sunset: St Louis (2010)
Latvian Radio Choir and Kaspars Putniņš (conductor)
Latvian Radio Studio 1, 29 January 2010
Recording engineer: Augustīns Delle
Mixing and mastering: Kaspars Putniņš

Laika robežas / Frontiers of Time (2002)
Riga Chamber Players and Normunds Šnē (conductor)
Latvian Radio Studio 1, 15 June 2004
Recording engineer: Varis Kurmiņš

Night Prayer (2006)
Latvian Radio Choir and Sigvards Kļava (conductor)
St John’s Church Riga, 18 January 2007
Recording engineer: Andris Ūze
Mixing and mastering: Sigvards Kļava

Dāvida dziesmas / Songs of David (2008)
Gunta Gelgote (soprano), Artis Sīmanis (saxophone), Kristīne Adamaite (organ)
Riga Cathedral, 10 October 2010
Recording engineer: Varis Kurmiņš

Listen to and download Latvian Radio Archive: Ēriks Ešenvalds on Spotify or Apple Music

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