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“CĒSIS 2022” ART FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

Updated: Jun 27, 2023

July 9 - August 14


July 9 - August 14

Cēsis Centre for Contemporary Art, Raiņa street 27, Cēsis


BLUE BAY HOUSE (Contemporary Art Exhibition)

Artists: Evita Vasiļjeva, Kaspars Groševs

Participating artists: 0.0.1.0.0., Maija Kurševa, Anna Malicka, Dzelde Mierkalne, Luīze Nežberte, Līva Rutmane, $hady Ladies, Klāvs Upaciers, Kamil Bouzoubaa-Grivel (France)

The show will feature performances by Latvian underground artists/musicians.

Curators: Daiga Rudzāte, Žanete Skarule


Working hours:

Monday – closed

Tuesday to Thursday: 12.00 – 18.00

Friday and Saturday: 12.00 – 20.00

Sunday: 12.00 to 17.00


July 9 - August 14

Cēsis Exhibition Hall


BRUNO VASIĻEVSKIS. P.S., art exhibition

Works by Bruno Vasiļevskis, Imants Lancmanis, Juris Pudāns, Maija Tabaka, Miervaldis Polis, Līga Purmale, Valdis Līcītis, Līvija Endzelīna, Dace Lapiņa, Jānis Blanks, Zane Tuča and Jānis Šneiders

Curator: Vilnis Vējš

Design and installation by Līga Spunde


Working hours:

Monday – closed

Tuesday to Sunday: 12.00 – 18.00


July 9 - August 14

Art gallery of “Cēsis” Concert Hall


WAITING FOR THE BEAST (Solo exhibition by Dainis Pundurs)


Working hours:

Monday – closed

Tuesday to Sunday: 12.00 – 18.00


July 9 - August 14

“Cēsis” Concert Hall


INVISIBLE LIVES (Exhibition)


Working hours:

Monday – closed

Tuesday to Sunday: 12.00 – 18.00


Saturday, July 9 / 16.00

Festival opening, “Cēsis” Concert Hall


TRISTAN UND ISOLDE (BUY TICKETS)

by Richard Wagner, a concert performance (3 acts with 2 intermissions (30 min. and 60 min.); total duration 5.5 h)


Soloists: Gun-Brit Barkmin (Germany), Marco Jentzsch (Germany), Martina Dike (Sweden), Oliver Zwarg (Germany), Ain Anger (Austria), Mihails Čuļpajevs, Artjoms Safronovs, Rinalds Kandalincevs


Conductor: Andris Poga

The Latvian National Symphony Orchestra

Joint project of Cēsis 2022 Art Festival and Cēsis Concert Hall


August 5 / 19.00

Cēsis St John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church


MEDITATIONS OF HILDEGARD, a concert (BUY TICKETS)

Performances by Putni vocal group, organist Kristīne Adamaite, singer-songwriter Anta Eņģele, percussionist Virdžīnija Laube-Vītiņa

Artistic director: Antra Dreģe

Programme: music by Hildegard of Bingen, Alfonso X, Orlando Gibbons, Jeanne Demessieux, Ryan Clair, Arvo Pärt


August 7 / 19.00

Open-air Stage, the Cēsis Medieval Castle Park

RAIMONDS PAULS, DAUMANTS KALNIŅŠ AND LATVIAN RADIO BIG BAND, a concert (BUY TICKETS)


SILENCE FALLS, Satellite event

August 12, / 19.30 /(BUY TICKETS)

August 13, / 19.30 /(BUY TICKETS)

August 14, / 19.30 /(BUY TICKETS)


The performance opens in Rožu Square in Cēsis and continues in a forest near Cēsis

SILENCE FALLS, an audiovisual performance with the participation of a virtual choir

Prayer for the dead ‒ dedicated to the Jewish community of Cēsis destroyed during the Holocaust

Curator: Elīna Kalniņa

Creative idea and direction: Krista and Reinis Dzudzilo

Composer: Krists Auznieks

Poetry: Merit Malloy (literary translation by Edvīns Raups)

Conductor: Aivis Greters

Performers: youth choir Kamēr...

Sound producer: Normunds Slava (recorded in the studios of Latvijas Radio 1)

Local volunteers from Cēsis also take part in the performance

Producers: Sandra Lapkovska and Elīna Kalniņa


July 16 - August 14

“Cēsis” Concert Hall


VALENTĪNA FREIMANE’S SELECTION OF CLASSICAL SWEDISH FILMS, a cinema programme


July 19 - August 14

“Cēsis” Concert Hall


GRAND PRIX THEATRE CYCLE

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