Rita Gāle is a Latvian poet based in New York. The event in Durbe`s Castle is in honor of her visit to hometown Tukums and poet`s 90th birthday. Performance of music by Astor Piazzolla is a present from violinist Aija Rēķe.
The “Baltic Duo” was founded in 2015 in Boston and represents the identity of both Latvian musicians and one of the main goals – to popularise chamber music written by Latvian composers internationally.
Their concert repertoire is very wide range starting from baroque music to contemporary and rare compositions written for the unique combination of violin and flute. “Baltic Duo” has performed in USA and Latvia including venues such as Boston’s King’s Chapel, Durbe’s Castle in Latvia and Martin Luther’s Cathedral in Daugavpils, Latvia.