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Kaspars Ādamsons

Kaspars Ādamsons is a conductor and choirmaster at the Latvian National Opera and Ballet. Conductor of productions Putnu opera (The Birds’ Opera) by Jānis Lūsēns and Iemūrētie (The Immured) by Ēriks Ešenvalds. Ādamsons has collaborated with the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonietta Rīga, Orchestra Rīga, Vidzeme Chamber Orchestra, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Gävle Symphony Orchestra, Umeå Symphony Orchestra, Dalarna Chamber Orchestra, Gotland Wind Orchestra, Linköping Wind Orchestra, and others.

Nominated for Latvia’s Grand Music Award as New Artist of the Year in 2014; recipient of the audience award.

Ādamsons made his debut in front of the LNSO in Latvian New Music Days festival in 2014 in the performance of new works by Georgs Pelēcis, Indra Riše, and Pēteris Butāns. Successful collaboration between the LNSO and Ādamsons followed in silent film screening accompanied by Platons Buravickis’ symphonic score, and in the performance of Philip Glass’ Cello Concerto No. 2 Naqoyqatsi and Pēteris Vasks’ Violin Concerto Tālā gaisma (Distant Light).

Kaspars Ādamsons graduated from the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music with master’s degree in choral conducting and from the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre with master’s degree in orchestral conducting in 2011, class of prof. Paul Mägi. In summer, 2012, he completed his studies at the the Royal College of Music in Stockholm where he honed his orchestral conducting skills with professor Daniel Harding.

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