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21 Oct

Opera, Ballet

Ballet The Sleeping Beauty

21 Oct - 03 May
Princes and princesses, fairies and other heroes from fairy tales come together at Tchaikovsky's ballet featuring wonderful music and memorable story about love that overcomes all difficulties.

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22 Oct

Opera, Ballet

Opera - the Rose of Turaida

22 Oct - 28 Apr
The Rose of Turaida, an opera by Zigmars Liepiņš and with the libretto by Kaspars Dimiters, is a musically and theatrically fresh remake of the opera No Rozes un Asinīm (From Rose and Blood). It’s a story about the events of 1620, during which the protagonists continue to live out their passions – a story that moved conductor Mārtiņš Ozoliņš and director Ināra Slucka to portray this melodious drama as a timeless legend about Maija’s love and loyalty.

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25 Oct

Opera, Ballet

Opera Iemūrētie/The Immured

25 Oct - 14 Mar
Composer Ēriks Ešenvalds' opera - a saga about the new National Library - and the victim without whom nothing truly major can be wrought. A legend of and for our times based on the folklore of several European countries, and contemporary Latvian society.The saga's heroes are artists and bricklayers, librarians and politicians, and depicted are their loves, treachery, faith and duty.

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26 Oct

Opera, Ballet

Ballet Swan Lake

26 Oct - 30 May
Swan Lake is the ballet's ballet, and has always been an audience-favorite. This production combines the beautiful music of Tchaikovsky with the ingenious choreography of Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov.

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27 Oct

Opera, Ballet

Opera Eugene Onegin

27 Oct - 05 May
Is it possible to break the mold, and act counter to what our parents and society taught us? When for example a victim becomes the tormentor, and when the tormentor becomes the savior. Director Rēzija Kalniņa makes her National Opera debut with this Tchaikovsky classic.

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28 Oct

Opera, Ballet

Musical "The Sound of Music"

28 Oct - 08 Apr
Meet the joyful Maria, Captain von Trapp and his children, and other characters from Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's world-famous musical "The Sound of Music", in a concert for the entire family at the Latvian National Opera!

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28 Oct

Opera, Ballet

Ballet Raymonda

28 Oct - 27 Apr
This work by genius Marius Petipa represents the artist’s rebirth in the twilight of his life. The Master created "Raymonda" at the age of 80 as the quintessence of his rich life.

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29 Oct

Opera, Ballet

Opera for the whole family "The Birds' Opera"

29 Oct - 18 Mar
Children enter the Opera through the main doors; open the door to the large hall; sit down in the velvet chairs; and watch as the lights dim, the glow of the chandelier looking like the starry sky. The conductor raises his baton and the performance begins, telling the story of the kindhearted Doctor Doolittle, his resourceful animal friends, and the evil Mr.Dornton.

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30 Oct

Concerts (classical)

Concert "The Golden Folk Dances"

30 Oct
This will be one of the few shows whose program includes nearly all the most popular Latvian folk dance repertoire.

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05 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Opera for kids "The little magic flute"

05 Nov - 14 Apr
This innovative, new production was created by director Margo Zālīte with our younger audiences in mind.

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10 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Ballet Don Juan

10 Nov - 19 Apr
The ballet Don Juan, with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Frédéric Chopin, is staged by the renowned choreographer of Cuban origin Julio Arozarena. He teams up with playwright Valentina Turcu, better known to Latvian audiences as the choreographer of the ballet Romeo and Juliet.

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11 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Musical "The Sound of Music"

28 Oct - 08 Apr
Meet the joyful Maria, Captain von Trapp and his children, and other characters from Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's world-famous musical "The Sound of Music", in a concert for the entire family at the Latvian National Opera!

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11 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Ballet Don Juan

10 Nov - 19 Apr
The ballet Don Juan, with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Frédéric Chopin, is staged by the renowned choreographer of Cuban origin Julio Arozarena. He teams up with playwright Valentina Turcu, better known to Latvian audiences as the choreographer of the ballet Romeo and Juliet.

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12 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Opera "La Traviata"

12 Nov - 02 May
Opera in 3 acts by Giuseppe Verdi. In Italian with surtitles in Latvian and in English.

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15 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Ballet Romeo and Juliet

15 Nov - 09 Mar
Ballet of Sergey Prokofiev, born from themes of immortal tragedy of William Shakespeare, no doubt, is one of the most popular examples of its genre in the XX century.

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16 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Opera Rigoletto

16 Nov - 31 May
Giuseppe Verdi’s “Rigoletto” was an immense success when it premiered in Venice in 1851, and since then its popularity has only grown, making this masterpiece one of the best known operas in the world.

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17 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Ballet La Bayadère

17 Nov - 28 Mar
For the first time, Latvian National Opera will stage the ballet La Bayadère by French choreographer Marius Petipa to the music of Ludwig Minkus.

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22 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Opera Faust

18 Oct - 26 Apr
Dr. Faust is sinking into depression despite his many years, and the promise made to mysterious Mephistopheles - all his wishes granted in exchange for his soul. Charles Gounod's marvelous opera, based on the Goethe tragedy, had its world premiere back in Paris in 1859. Here and now, director Aik Karapetyan offers late-Gothic mileau, with touches of German Expressionism, including silent movies. "However, this does not mean a production that will be 'hopelessly serious," the director is quick to explain.

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23 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Ballet Don Juan

10 Nov - 19 Apr
The ballet Don Juan, with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Frédéric Chopin, is staged by the renowned choreographer of Cuban origin Julio Arozarena. He teams up with playwright Valentina Turcu, better known to Latvian audiences as the choreographer of the ballet Romeo and Juliet.

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24 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Opera Carmen

24 Nov - 22 Apr
At the same time celebrated and hated by her own sex, desired and punished by the opposite one, Carmen changes the world around her. The hatred she causes comes from the desire she arises...

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25 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Ballet The Sleeping Beauty

21 Oct - 03 May
Princes and princesses, fairies and other heroes from fairy tales come together at Tchaikovsky's ballet featuring wonderful music and memorable story about love that overcomes all difficulties.

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26 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Ballet Performance "Karlsson Flies…"

15 Oct - 25 Mar
Is there anyone who does not know Karlsson who lives on the roof — the best playmate in the world? The chubby little man with a propeller on his back is one of the most famous characters from the books by Astrid Lindgren, who is adored by both children and grown-ups. Now his adventures can also be seen at a ballet performance!

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30 Nov

Opera, Ballet

Ballet Le Corsaire

30 Nov - 11 Mar
The popularity of this ballet has come about thanks to its unique choreography.

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01 Dec

Opera, Ballet

Opera "Turandot"

01 Dec - 20 Apr
This production of Puccini’ last opera, staged at the Latvian National Opera in 1973, has been renewed several times. The magnificent set and costumes by Edgars Vārdaunis take audiences to a mythical journey to the legendary times of China, while the wonderful music melts even the coldest hearts.

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