piektdiena 19:00
Liepaja Art Forum: Eva Reiter & Ictus Ensemble. Darker than black

Theresa Dlouhy, soprano
Eva Reiter, viola da gamba
Tom Pauwels, guitars

Imagine all the things that could be dreamed up when time no longer plays a role? That is a naïve question, but a very tempting one for just a moment. Music could eternally sway to and fro, there would be no yesterday, today or tomorrow, we wouldn’t need to worry about leaps in time between the Renaissance and the present time or between the Baroque and the Romantic periods, the melancholic music of a John Dowland (1563-1626) would stand directly next to Bernhard Ganders (*1969) „Darkness awaits us“, Thomas Campian (1567-1622) next to Burkhard Stangl’s (*1960) lucid Dowland adaptations, Franceco Filidei’s (*1973) gestural music next to “What if a day by Mr. Dowland”

When time fragments and the past wavers...

Between contemporary and Renaissance repertoires, the concert performed by this trio is an ode to the “black bile” — the melancholy pitch, the saturnine liqueur…

A clear voice without vibrato, an acoustic or electric guitar, Eva Reiter’s subtle way of playing the viola da gamba form a patchwork of tormented and delightful miniatures: short bitter-sweet melodies, Purcell-style ostinati (with the music of Filidei, for example), pop songs that have been slowed down a hundred times, nocturnal confidences …
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.