Vocal group PUTNI
The vocal group PUTNI (BIRDS) was established in 1993 in Riga by eight singers from the leading professional choirs in Latvia. The women's vocal ensemble is revered for their beautiful tone and adventurous programming and has received wide acclaim for their concerts in Latvia, Europe, Australia, Japan and the United States.
group has won numerous prizes including the Grand Prix in five
international competitions. Their programming weaves together
traditional Latvian music, new compositions by Latvian and foreign
composers, music of classical and early music composers, and elements
of jazz and rock music. Since its founding, group have premiered over
100 new pieces by Latvian and foreign composers and recorded seven