Sinfonietta Riga nominated for the Great Music Award | 27.01.2016.
On january 27, 2016 Latvian Republic Ministry of Culture announced the nominees for The Great Music Award 2015. Among them chamber orchestra Sinfonietta Riga was named, as well as two individual artists from the orchestra.
Sinfonietta Riga is nominated for the award in two categories - "For an Outstanding Performance" prizing orchestras activity throughout year 2015, and "Concert of the Year" for concerts "Čella zvaigznes un Sinfonietta Rīga", held on september 11, 2015 in concert hall "Cēsis" and Latvian Radio Choirs 75th anniversary concert "Latvian Radio Choir 75. Anniversary portrait." held on november 28, 2015 in The Embassy of Latgale "GORS".
In the category "For an outstanding work in an ensamble" two musicians from the orchestra have been nominated - Ilona Meija (flute) and Jānis Porietis (trumpet).