HarrisonParrott’s Live-Streaming Platform Virtual Circle Presents 140th Season Closing Concert of Liepāja Symphony Orchestra

On Friday 14 May 2021 at 6pm, Virtual Circle – the Live-Streaming and digital content platform from HarrisonParrott – will present the 140th season closing concert live from the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra.

Liepāja Symphony Orchestra and Chief Conductor Gintaras Rinkevičius are joined by pianist Vestard Shimkus to mark the closing of their special season with this concert streamed live from the Great Amber concert hall in Liepāja, Latvia. The concert will feature Sergei Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 4 and Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 1.

Liepāja Symphony Orchestra is the oldest orchestra in the Baltic States. Founded in 1881 by Hanss Hohapfel, the Orchestra is now celebrating its 140th year. The Orchestra is resident at the Great Amber concert hall in Liepāja, and regularly tours Latvia and abroad. Gintaras Rinkevičius – one of the most outstanding conductors in the Baltics – has been its principal conductor since 2017. During the past decade Liepāja Symphony Orchestra has made significant recordings with Toccata Classics, Wergo, Skani, and Odradek Records and has received numerous national music awards.

Tickets for the streamed concert can be purchased from https://www.emusiclive.com/Liepaja_Symphony_Orchestra/Virtual_Circle/140th_Season_Closing_Concert. Ticket prices start at £10 with the additional option to donate.

The event will also offer ten VIP tickets priced at £49 for a post-concert group Zoom call with the pianist Vestard Shimkus. 

Launched in December 2020, HarrisonParrott partnered with eMusic Live to create this new platform for classical music and the arts. Virtual Circle not only provides audiences with a ‘concert look and feel’ with engaging interactive features, but also in-platform promotional opportunities for artists, something which is not offered by any other digital concert platforms, these include high-resolution album downloads, ticket bundles, and action buttons directing audiences to additional content.