TBT recommends - 2005-03-16

  • 2005-03-16
Opera star tribute

March 20 's 19:00 's Tribute concert to the late Estonian opera star Georg Ots who was enormously popular before he died aged just 55 in 1975. Ots regularly performed at the top concert venues in the Soviet Union, and was famed for his beautiful baritone. His parts included Eugene Onegin, Don Giovanni and Figaro, to name a few. With Estonian and Russian opera soloists and the Tallinn Philharmonic Orchestra. Venue: Estonia Concert Hall (4 Estonia Blvd., Tallinn)

Easter Celebration

Sun 20 's 14:00 's Celebrate Easter in an old-fashioned but fun way. The entertainment will consist of all manner of games, song and dance with the Latvian folklore group Skandinieki and, of course, a humongous wooden swing, which is part of the traditional Easter celebrations in the Latvian countryside. Takes place at the Ethnographic Open-Air Museum in Riga.

For more info: 7994510

Cesaria Evora

Sun 20 's 20:00 's Ledo Rumai Palace (9 Azuolyno St. 9, Vilnius)

Mon 21 's 19:30 's The Latvian National Opera (3 Aspazijas 3, Riga)

Catch the indefatigable performer in concert. The Cape Verde-born artist is one of the best-known and best-loved African artists in the world. You don't have to understand Portuguese to be mesmerized by her extraordinary voice. And her tour schedule is so hectic she would put most rock groups to shame.