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12.10. Olga Paliy solo concert

With Cēsis Friend's card 10,00 EUR at "Biļēšu paradīze" ticket offices or if booked in advance, can be purchased right before the concert at Ungumuiža.

Regular tickets 12,00 EUR

On 12th October at Ungurmuiža manor at 16pm wonderful pianist Olga Paliy returns with her new solo programme, whish is dedicated to two excellent componists Robert Šchumann un Franz Schubert!


Robert Schumann (1810 – 1856) Davidsbündlertänze: 1. Lebhaft, Floristen and Eusebius; 2. Innig, Eusebius; 3. Etwas hahnbüchen, Florestan; 4. Ungeduldig, Florestan; 5. Einfach, Eusebius; 6. Sehr rasch und in sich hinein, Florestan; 7. Nicht schnell mit äußerst starker Empfindung, Eusebius; 8. Frisch, Florestan; 9. Lebhaft, Florestan; 10. Balladenmäßig sehr rasch, Florestan; 11. Einfach, Eusebius; 12. Mit Humor, Florestan; 13. Wild und lustig, Florestan and Eusebius; 14. Zart und singend, Eusebius; 15. Frisch – Etwas bewegter, Florestan and Eusebius; 16. Mit gutem Humor – Etwas langsamer, leading without a break into 17. Wie aus der Ferne, Florestan and Eusebius; 18. Nicht schnell, Eusebius.

Franz Schubert (1797 – 1928) Four Impromptus D899: • No.1 in C minor • No.2 in E-flat Major • No.3 in G-flat major • No.4 in A-flat major

Olga Paliy is a Ukrainian pianist successfully combining performance, research and teaching in her musical career. Giving her first solo recital at the age of thirteen Olga received her musical education in the Ukraine and the UK. She became a graduate of Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music in Kiev in 2006 under the tutelage of Valery Kozlov, where she was selected for a Presidential Scholarship, as well as Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) in Manchester in 2009 and 2011, as a student of Norma Fisher. After successful completion of her research at the RNCM under the primary supervision of David Horne Olga was awarded PhD in April 2017. In her research Olga concentrated on Russian composer Sergey Taneyev and the way he influenced his contemporaries with further exploration of the practice and performance strategies. Olga’s appearances in numerous international piano competitions led her to winning the top prizes in Ragusa-Ibla International Music Competition (Italy, 1997), The Art of 20th Century, (Italy, 1998), The Art of Accompaniment (Ukraine, 2004), The Emmanuel Prize (UK, 2009) and Sussex International Piano Competition (UK, 2013). Olga gave her orchestral debut in 2002 performing Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto with Kiev State Symphony Orchestra as a part of Kiev Music Summer Academy. Since then she has worked extensively with Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra, Dnepropetrovsk Philharmonic Orchestra, Manchester Beethoven Orchestra and Worthing Symphony Orchestra engaging her audience with concertos by Beethoven, Brahms, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Ravel and Prokofiev. Olga has been also appearing widely as a recitalist and chamber musician in major venues in the UK, Italy, Switzerland, Russia and Ukraine interpreting wide range of repertoire, from Bach and Scarlatti to Carl Vine and James MacMillan.

Olga is grateful for the experience of working with distinguished pianists, such as Arie Vardi, Michel Beroff, Anton Voight, Charles Rosen, Stephen Hough, Angela Hewitt, Michel Dalberto, Nelson Goerner, Garrick Ohlsson and Jerome Rose. She also acknowledges the generous support from the RNCM, Yamaha Foundation, Leverhulme Trust, Stanley Picker Trust and MMU Conference Fund in helping to establish her musical career. Since 2016 Olga is a regular jury member of the Riga International Competition for Young Pianist, held annually in Latvia.


11.10. Duet “Story of flute”

With Cēsis Friend's card 5 EUR
Standard ticket 10 EUR

On 11th October at 18:30 at Cēsis Exhibition hall will be held a concert - Duet “Story of flute”.

Flautist Dita Krenberga and pianist Ieva Oša are playing together already for 20 years and in this concert programme the sounds will tell a beautiful story of love.

Programme will consist of French, Italian and Spanish romanticism era’s  music and poetry.

Tickets at Biļešu paradīze ticket offices and  here.


29.09. Golden Autumn excursion in Cēsis

With Cēsis Friend's card 5.- Eur
Regular participation fee 7.- Eur

Autumn colors are sneaking in Gauja National park and to honor Worlds Tourism day, this Sunday, on 29th of September, we are inviting you on a Golden autumn excursion together with Cēsis Inside. Come with us and explore resorts in Cēsis then and now.

By greeting the vivid autumn colors, we will go on an educating walk around narrow streets and trails of Cēsis till we reach Gauja river, where a beautiful landscape of autumn leaves awaits us. Will find out new facts and remember our own stories. Cēsis has been known as a holiday resort since 19th century. Why and what was it famous for in Peterborough we will find out during the excursion!

Meeting place Cēsis Tourism Information Centre, Baznīcas laukums 1, Cēsis at 11.00
Will walk~ 8 km and~ 3 hours

To participate in the excursion, please apply in advance by contacting us or +371 28318318.

*Excursion will be held only if at least 10 people will have applied.


Čello Cēsis 2019

From 13.-15. September the fifth edition of the Cello Cēsis Festival invites you to witness the values, the musical qualities that define the 21st century. Our Time. New revelations; novel experiences; openness enjoying cello scores by some of the world’s greatest composers; musical pieces that have not been heard, have not been performed in Latvia;

unusual cello sounds; synergy of music with visual art and dance. Experienced cello masters and young stars from America, Germany, Japan and Latvia in unique festival programmes. The fifth festival speaks about us and Our Time in the most concentrated form and manner.

With Cēsis Friend’s card 5% discount on entrance fee!

Full programme HERE.



Jazz evening with Keiko

On 8th of September at 5pm, at Cēsu Meža skola will be held a Jazz concert with international artist from Japan - pianist and singer Keiko Borjeson, together with one of the best Latvian saxophonist Zintis Žvarts and big bend "Valmieras puikas".

Keiko Borjeson has studied academic pianism in university of music in Tokyo after which she graduated Siena Academia Quigiana in Italy, where she did studies in chamber music. After moving to USA (Detroit) she fell in love with jazz music and met jazz such legends as Carmen McRae, Sir Roland Hannah, Hank Jones and Mal Waldron. Because of this passion, Keiko started Jazz studies as a pianist and vocalist. Already while studying she begun concert tours around the world and she keeps doing that until today. Now already 20 years Keiko Borjeson visits also us in Latvia. The artist has been awarded multiple times by Royal Swedish Academy, she is  honorary professor in Shin-Yo university, China, released 5 music albums and all them are awarded  with jazz music awards.

Zintis Žvarts is recognized saxophonist in Latvia, who actively plays concerts in different music styles for more than 30 years. The most recent novelty in his career is jazz group’s “Jam orchestra” release of study album “Stay With Me”. In year 2017 Zintis Žvarts released Latvian pop music solo album  “Gadalaiki. Rudens. Saksofons”. Musician is still actively playing together with group Big Al & The Jokers, in year 2020, on 17th January is planned to have artist’s 50 year anniversary concert of in Cēsis concert hall with unique big band and special guests.

Already for 3 years Zintis Žvarts is playing with Keiko Borjeson in Latvia and Japan. This year, celebrating 20 years since Keiko played in Latvia for the first time both artists will be joined by Valmiera culture centre big band “Valmieras puikas”.

Entrance fee:
5,00 EUR adults
3,00 EUR school children, students, seniors and Friend’s card owners

Tickets available at Biļešu Paradīze ticket offices.
Concert is organised by municipality agency “Cēsis Culture and Tourism centre”.


Cesis Tourism Information Center

Address: Baznīcas laukums 1, Cēsis

Latvija, LV-4101

Tel. +371 28318318

Working hours:

Tuesday - Saturday 10.00-17.00

Monday, Sunday CLOSED