On February 28, Summerlea hosted a piano concert by a talented and delightful young Latvian pianist,
Dzintra Erliha. The event was organized by the Montreal Latvian community, with help from Summerlea's
music director, Connie Osborne.|
The concert included a number of works by Latvian composers:
Aivars Lalejs - "Early Spring"
Lucija Garuta - 2 Preludes
Lucija Garuta - "The Old Days"
Janis Ivanovs - "Miniature in D Major"
Peteris Vasks - "Landscapes of the Burned-out Land"
and two by more traditional composers.
Frederick Chopin - 3 Mazurkas
Franz Liszt - "Valée d'Oberman"
plus three encores in response to the enthusiastic audience.
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and invited them to refreshments after the concert.
and conductor of the Latvian mixed choir "Atbaiss", introduced the pianist.
only to be called back for three encores.
and to the Montreal Latvian community for bringing her to us.