Latvia in brief - 2003-12-11

  • 2003-12-11
Composer Peteris Vasks was nominated for a Grammy for his String Quartet No.4 - which was preformed by the Kronos Quartet - in the best chamber music category. Vasks, Latvia's best-known composer, composed the piece at the request of the music group. The Grammy awards will be held on Feb. 8 in Los Angeles.Martijans Bekasovs, the European Parliament observer who was recently recalled by the Saeima (Latvia's parliament) is still continuing to perform his duties in Strasbourg. Bekasovs, a member of Latvia's Socialist Party, does not view the decision by the Saeima as binding since the EP i...
The article you requested can be accessed only by subscribing to the online version of The Baltic Times. If you are already subscribed to The Baltic Times, please authorize yourself.

In case you don't have a subscription yet - please visit our SUBSCRIPTION section