Through the Years, the opening concert of the Three Stars music festival dedicated to Latvia's Centenary
The concert will have two parts. Part One will take the audience back in time to the 1920s and 1930s with performances of music of that time, slideshows of original photos and interesting facts about the day-to-day life of interwar Latvia. Part Two will feature a program of maestro Raimonds Pauls’ compositions, with the author at the piano.
Open Swimming Championship of Baltic states “SUPERMASTERS”
Participating athletes will be 25 y.o. and older, who finished sport career in the elite class. Traditionally, participating athletes from Saint Petersburg and Kaliningrad will compete along with athletes from the Baltic states.
Balttour Forum 2017, the business event of the leading Baltic tourism industry fair Balttour
Balttour business forum is a unique event in the Baltic region’s tourism industry. Opening the active tourism season, the forum provides tourism professionals with the opportunity to learn about current developments in the industry, bouncer around fresh business ideas and build useful professional contacts.
Boris Eifman's ballet Rodin!
The cult ballet Rodin returns to Riga! Rodin - one of Boris Eifman and his ballet troupe's best known masterpieces. The performance tells about the life and work of two great sculptors: Auguste Rodin and his disciple, mistress and Muse – Camille Claudel.
Ars Resume at Kristians Brekte's exhibition Arsenal
Ars Resume is a program of cultural and entertainment events which includes a conceptually themed electronic music concert that will take place at the closure of Kristians Brekte’s solo exhibition, aiming to promote interdisciplinary collaboration between various arts and creativity in innovative formats. At 5:30 p.m. visitors are invited to join free tours of the exhibition, and at 6:30 p.m. to the aforementioned concert.
Sun and Love, a Valentine Day's prelude concert
Orchestra Riga and conductor Andis Klučnieks invite you to a Valentine Day's prelude concert in the Large Guild. Singers Dināra Rudāne and Daumants Kalniņš will perform together with the orchestra. The program includes fiery melodies of love, lyric romances and worldwide hits.
Events in Jūrmala
Concert Liebeslieder Waltzes
Sigvards Kļava has described this program as a path to perfect love on which Brahms’ romantic music meets Schubert’s wide spectrum of sensations. Winding through the program of sensuous pieces is a story which has remained untold to devotees of Brahms’ music - his 40 years long friendship with composer Robert Schumann’s wife, pianist Clara Josephine Wieck.
The rising stars from Britain - Blossoms
The band from Manchester recently won 4th place in the BBC Music Sound of 2016 rising talent competition and their self-titled debut album topped the British Album chart for two weeks.
Latvian Radio Choir and Riga Saxophone Quartet. 10th International Music Festival Saxophonia
The international music festival Saxophonia is the largest festival of saxophone music in Europe, which brings together world-famous saxophone stars. It is also one of the best attended and popular music festivals in Latvia. For the audience, this is an opportunity to listen to excellent performances of jazz, popular, classical, contemporary and world music at one place.
Scott Bradlee and "Postmodern Jukebox"
Pianist Scott Bradlee and his band "Postmodern Jukebox" have earned recognition by transforming modern hits into musical styles from 1920-1960s. The band's motto is that "everything new can be old again".
Conversations at the Museum: A meeting with the exhibition's curator Elita Ansone and artists participating in the exhibition
Conversations at the Museum is a program of the Latvian National Museum of Art offering the opportunity to get a deeper and more comprehensive insight into the museum’s current exhibitions, as well as various thematically and contextually related issues. Listening to the exciting stories and engaging in discussions, the visitors and also the event’s special guests – art critic Elite Ansone and authors of the displayed artworks - will discover many new facts about the development of hyperrealism in Latvia, subtleties of the photographic effects and many more things.
Léo Delibes's Coppélia, which is once again returning to the LNO's stage, is a classic reading of the E.T.A.Hoffmann's story The Sandman. The revival of the production - where our troupe's best soloists will perform the story of the young heartbreaker Franz and his beloved, Svanilde - will be comical, colorful, and full of life. The characters enter a whirlwind of misunderstandings when Svanilde's beauty is overshadowed by the magic of the mysterious Doctor Coppélius's daughter, Coppélia.