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20 Jan

Concerts (classical)

Grand Concert of Latvian Symphonic Music

20 Jan
A great opportunity to get to know the symphonic music of Latvian composers. Every year the most famous works, as well as premieres of Latvian composers, are performed at the concert by highly professional orchestras. This year: the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Atvars Lakstīgala, the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra (conductor Guntis Kuzma), the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra (conductor Modestas Pitrėnas) and soloist Kristaps Bergs (cello).

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21 Jan

Concerts (shows)

Multi-media performance Patterns of Light

21 Jan
One of the opening events of Latvia's centenary celebration will be a special contemporary multi-media stage performance about the nation's roots, it people and itself. The producers have created a colorful world in this musical, spacial and plot-related performance, where the main role is given to Latvia's nature and how people perceive and live together with it. The performance stage will be the whole first floor of the Latvian National Library, which will feature kinetic objects, light beams, projections, as well as movements by actors. At the same time, the audience will have the opportunity to move around and view the performance from different viewpoints.

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17 Nov - 28 Jan

Exhibitions

Exhibition "Recent acquisitions of the Latvian National Museum of Art"

17 Nov - 28 Jan
What are the typical traits of the Latvian art in the 21st century? What are the current trends? What questions does it ask? What values does it affirm, question or reject? How does it reflect the given era? What artworks in the museum's storeroom represent the 21st century? These are the questions that the exhibition and its program of sideline events will look to answer through a debate with participation of artists, museum experts and the general public.

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15 Dec - 28 Jan

Riga Zoo

Winter Nights at Riga Zoo

15 Dec - 28 Jan
In the darkest time of the year, Riga Zoo is holding the annual Winter Nights giving you a chance to visit the area late at night, walk through the lit up paths and view the animal enclosures.

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