In this website You can find ultimate information about the famous Riga Dom’s Cathedral organist Yevgenia Lissitsina:
Yevgenia Lissitsina – One of Riga Dom Cathedral outstanding virtuoso organists.
She was born near
Prof. Vladimir Nielsen. Continued studies at the Latvian State Conservatoire named
after Yazeps Vitols (the present
Nikolai Vanadzinsh organ class (1968). Laureate of the international competition of
after Thcurlionis in
concerts in the cities of the former
success participated in international festivals. Yevgenia Lissitsina’s repertoire includes
all Johan Sebastian Bach compositions for organ as well as works by Cesar Franck,
Max Reger, Olivier Messiaen, F.Liszt, F.Mendelssohn and Latvian composers. Author
of the transcriptions of Gloria (for choir and orchestra) and The Four Seasons (for
organ) by A.Vivaldi, Pictures from Exhibition (for organ and percussion instruments) by
M.Mussorgsky, Ancient Suite (for organ) by Schnitke, works by J.S.Bach and L.Van
Beethoven and other classical and contemporary compositions. Yevgenia Lissitsina has
recorded over twenty long-playing records and six CDs and has a wide library of sound recordings
in the funds of the Latvian radio. In 1989/90 questioning of the readers of the major newspaper
“Komsomolskaya Pravda” revealed two records by Yevgenia Lissitsina to be among ten most popular
classical music records in Russia.
15-47 Balvu Street,
Riga, LV 1003,
Latvia, Baltic States.
Last revised: Aug-03.