State Choir Latvija has received Great Music Award of Latvia

On 2nd of March in Latvian National Opera there was held a ceremony of Latvian Great Music Award. State Choir Latvija received the Great Music Award for the production of "Joan of Arc at Stake", staged within the 12th International Sacred Music Festival. The premiere took place on August 28, 2009 in Riga St. Peter's Church. 

Director of the staging is Indra Roga, stage-designer - Mārtiņš Vilkārsis. Role of Joan of Arc was performed by Rēzija Kalniņa. Brother Dominic - Ģirts Ķesteris. Mārtiņš Egliens and Gundars Grasbergs, Fabrice Dalis and Jānis Apeinis - various roles. St. Virgin - Kristīne Gailīte (soprano), St. Margaret - Baiba Berķe (soprano), St.Cathrin - Ilona Bagele (mezzo soprano). State Choir Latvija, Riga Dome Boys' Choir, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor MĀRIS SIRMAIS.