28.01. – 29.01.2023

Rihards Zaļupe with the concert series 'Through the Apocalypse to Home'. Sold out!

Apocalypse: translated from greek ποκάλυψις — to reveal.

Sold out! On 28th and 29th of January, at 19:00 experience an audio and visual journey in Zuzeum.

The long-awaited Rihards Zaļupe concert Through the Apocalypse to Home will bring together award-winning Latvian musicians to create an unprecedented adventure in which sound, light and smell will interact. This will not be a routine concert — rather an inspirational story through time and emotion. Guests will be invited on an exciting and meditative journey in the building of a former cork factory that has stood through times, events and countless stories.

The concert will bring together melodies, mantras and Latvian songs and songs from around the world along with the compositions of Rihards Zaļupe. Guests will be invited to choose the most comfortable seats to enjoy the audiovisual journey — there will be armchairs, swings and soft furniture with the possibility of lying down.

We are all travelers. We all have our paths, trails, adventures and stories, but the moments we meet constantly remind us how united we are. This time, the unifying element is music, which leads you to yourself, to your essence, or simply away from the everyday. It is a realisation of an important insight, a meeting with oneself, one’s roots, leaving everything behind and surrendering to one’s true existence or essence. Says the author of the concert series, Rihards Zaļupe.

Rihards Zaļupe (1983) — an award-winning Latvian composer, producer, percussive instrumentalist and lecturer. He has won 5 music records Player of the Year Awards Zelta Mikrofons, as well as Lielais Kristaps, AKKA/LAA, etc. Has composed for internationally acclaimed films such as O2, Tizlenes, Don’t be afraid of anything, Nameja Gredzens, 1906, etc.

In 2021, Rihards composed music for the series Nebaidies ne no kā nominated for the prestigious Hollywood music in Media Awards for the series under the category  Main Title Theme — TV Show (Foreign Language). Being on the same list of nominees as musicians like Hans Zimmer, Harry Gregson-Williams, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Billie Eilish and others.

Rihards list of musical works consists of a wide range of musical forms – symphonies, liturgic music, solo pieces for orchestras, electronic and contemporary music for individual projects and instruments.

As a percussionist, Rihards Zaļupe has partaken in various genres of performances, ranging from academic to jazz, rock, electronic and others.

Rihards performing acts also includes the Xylem Trio, as well he has collaborated with performers such as Raimonds Pauls, Intars Busulis, Linda Leen, Ieva Kerēvica, Kaspars Zemītis, Latvian Voices, DaGamba, Otra Puse, Peruqois & Praful, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonietta Riga, State Choir Latvija, Choir Kamēr, Orchestra “Riga”, Liepāja Symphony Orchestra and others.

Performing acts:
Rihards Zaļupe — marimba/percussions/piano/vocals
Raimonds Petrauskis — synthesizer/piano
Jānis Bērziņš — guitar
Dace Zālīte-Zilberte — cello
Kaspars Kurdeko — drums/percussion

Special guests: Latvian Voices

Lighting: Those Guys Lightning

The tickets are available online at www.zuzeum.com and www.bilesuseviss.lv.

Ticket price: 30 EUR.
Various seating arrangements are available, such as armchairs, swings and soft furniture. Come early to find the most comfortable space, enjoy drinks from the cafe and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere.

Caution, during the concert bright lights and light manipulations, will be used as well as artificial smoke.
The number of seats is limited. The purchased tickets cannot be returned or exchanged.
The event poster uses artwork by Guntars Sietiņš.

To inspire for the concert:


The entrance doors are opened at 17.00. Free car parking is available in the event area, but the number of parking spaces is limited. The entrance to the event is from the parking lot at the back of the building. The concert starts at 19.00. Seats at the event are not numbered, so we invite you to arrive on time to take the most comfortable place!

Drink and snack bar will be available at the event. Entrance with food and drinks purchased outside the Zuzeum is prohibited. 

*By attending this event, you agree to have photos or videos of you or your children taken for Zuzeum marketing purposes. You can refuse to be photographed or filmed by informing the photographer or camera person.


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