Bratislava Music Agency
841 06 Bratislava 4
Children’s choir “Lielvarde” was formed in 1990, the same time, when Lielvade Music School was founded. Ever since, the choir’s conductor and artistic director has been Baiba Klepere. From 2013, a teacher of choral conducting Evita Konuša joined in a role of a choirmaster. The Choir consists of students of different educational programmes. Starting from 1995, the choir has participated in all Latvian School Youth Song and Dance Celebrations. In 2005, 2010 and 2015, it has been among the laureates of the Choir Competition organised in the framework of the Celebration. Choir “Lielvarde” has participated at different international choir competitions and World Choir Games as well, receiving only Gold and Silver awards, incl. Grand Prix at the International Choir competition “Cristal Bell - 2017” in Narva, Estonia. Grand Prix at Children and Youth Choral World Championship in St.Peterspurg, Russia, 2018. The famous Latvian composers Peteris Vasks and Eriks Esenvalds have dedicated their compositions to the choir “Lielvarde”. Choir has active concert life in Latvia and in Europe as well.