Charity musical-literary conversazione ‘Wings of Humdrum Existence’ with participation of Chulpan Khamatova and Gidon Kremer was held on the 22 of September in Riga city in the concert hall Spiķēri, with the assistance of R. Evolution City Company.
At the conversazione poems of Marina Tsvetayeva and Aspazija (in translation by Olga Peterson), whom 150th anniversary shall be celebrated this year in Latvia, were performed by Chulpan. Under the guidance of Gidon Kremer, soloists of Kremerata Baltica orchestra performed the works of composers Dmitriy Shostakovich, Peteris Plakidis, Georgs Peletsis and Imant Zemzaris.
In conclusion of the conversazione, in the concert hall lobby, in reward for contributions to Latvian charitable foundation Blastins, presents have been waiting for the event guests: book ‘Stop-kadr. Nostalgiya’ (‘Freeze-frame. Nostalgia’), published by Russian magazine ‘SNOB’, and September issue of magazine by the same name, devoted to Latvia.