Saturday 17:00
Liepaja Art Forum: Ben Frost & Daniel Bjarnason. Solaris

SÓLARIS - a journey into an internal world, into the self, a flux of wonder, horror, sorrow and tenderness, and a ravishing sensory experience. 

Ben Frost and Daníel Bjarnason are two composers used to shrugging off the distinction between experimental sound-art and deeply felt melodies. Frost’s vast, blackened post-industrial works often crystallize in moments of quiet beauty before disintegrating in pure visceral noise; Bjarnason’s orchestral music marries brutal modernism to classical aesthetics one moment and soaring ethereal harmonies the next.

Listeners will experience something different in the cooperation between the Australian and Icelander - a unique collaboration, inspired by Andrei Tarkovsky's science fiction film Solaris.

SÓLARIS - a silent, calm and comprehensive symphonic mix, which, at the same time, is supernatural and influential as a science fiction classic. This symphonic suite will be played in the sound of the fragile string orchestra, where harmony entwines and melts, before it transforms again and mixes with the endless guitar waves...


Ben Frost

Daniel Bjarnason

Sinfonietta Riga

The performance will be complemented by video manipulations, created by Brian Eno and Nick Robertson.

Tickets: starting from EUR 7.00

Venue: Great Hall

Organised by: Great Amber

Ticket discounts available:

For school children, students, teachers, seniors - 25%

Seniors with group I and II disabilities, and their carers - 50%

Group tickets

10-30 persons - 20%

30 and more persons - 25%

General tickets to the event are available for purchase. These will grant a person the possibility to visit all the events of the forum for a more favourable price. When entering the venue, the general ticket will be swapped for a general entrance pass for all the events. No discounts are applicable