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18 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Riga Festival. Contemporary dance performance - Pēteris Vasks. The Seasons

18 Jun
Fans of piano music will have the chance to enjoy the performance of the winner of several Latvian Grand Music prizes - pianist Reinis Zariņš, while the lovers of contemporary dance will appreciate the work of the choreographer and former Latvian National Opera and Ballet soloist Kirils Burlovs. The four seasons portray a person’s life through music and dance from youth to maturity and correspond with the stunning sceneries of nature. The performance is based on Pēteris Vasks’ piano cycle Gadalaiki (Seasons).

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20 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Classical music concerts at Our Lady of Sorrows Church

20 Jun - 26 Sep
When taking a tour of Riga and Old Town, visitors must certainly try to combine this with attending a classical music concert. Every Wednesday, at 1:00 p.m., a classical music concert featuring a duet of talented local musicians will be held at the Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Old Town.

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20 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Organ music concert at Riga Dome

13 Jun - 27 Jun
Experienced Latvian organ players, as well as guests from many other countries participate in concerts of organ music. This offers an opportunity to enjoy one of the most splendid and valuable historic organs in the outstanding acoustics of the Riga Dome Cathedral. The Riga Dome Cathedral organ belongs to the highest achievements of organ building of the late Romanticism period and is an excellent monument to the history of music.

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20 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Riga Festival. Vienna Philharmonic and Elīna Garanča

20 Jun
Elīna Garanča has a warm and powerful voice, and she tempts audiences with her majestic pose and attractiveness. The artist is beloved by critics who praise her iconic interpretation of major mezzo roles and her outstanding recordings, as well as by audiences which offer her thoroughly delighted ovations at the world's prestigious opera houses, concert halls and festivals. The concert cycle that is being presented as part of Latvia's centenary will bring our diva to the Dzintari Concert Hall, where she will perform together with one of the great symbols of European classical music -- the legendary Vienna Philharmonic under the baton of the charismatic Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare.

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21 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Ave Maria, concert by Olga Pjatigorska

24 May - 09 Aug
The Riga-born Olga Pjatigorska (soprano) has graduated the Jāzeps Mediņš Academy of Musci and the Musical Conservatory of Rome - Santa Cecilia. She has performed concert programs with organ music at the Rome Opera, Rome Auditorium, St. Paolo Basilica, at the Santa Kiara in Naples, the Algerian National Theater and elsewhere. Since 2007, she has also made regular performances at the Riga Cathedral and St John's Church in Riga, teaming up with various organ players.

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22 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Organ music concert at Riga Dome

13 Jun - 27 Jun
Experienced Latvian organ players, as well as guests from many other countries participate in concerts of organ music. This offers an opportunity to enjoy one of the most splendid and valuable historic organs in the outstanding acoustics of the Riga Dome Cathedral. The Riga Dome Cathedral organ belongs to the highest achievements of organ building of the late Romanticism period and is an excellent monument to the history of music.

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23 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Organ music concerts at St John’s Church

02 Jun - 25 Aug
St John’s Church is located at the very heart of Old Riga. You are welcomed to enjoy fantastic organ music concerts. This is a wonderful opportunity to combine listening to sacred music with admiring magnificent architecture of the church.

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23 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Concerts on Sauer organ

09 Jun - 29 Sep
Old St. Gertrude's Church is home to the largest Sauer organ in Latvia, built by Sauer in 1906. Before the Riga Dome Cathedral became a concert hall in 1962, old St. Gertrude Church was the main organ concert venue in Riga.

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23 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Latvian classical music concerts at Riga Anglican Church

23 Jun - 29 Sep
Every Saturday at 7:00 p.m., the Riga Anglican Church will present classical music concerts featuring performances by talented Latvian musicians.

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27 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Classical music concerts at Our Lady of Sorrows Church

20 Jun - 26 Sep
When taking a tour of Riga and Old Town, visitors must certainly try to combine this with attending a classical music concert. Every Wednesday, at 1:00 p.m., a classical music concert featuring a duet of talented local musicians will be held at the Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Old Town.

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27 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Choir music concert at Riga St. John's Church

27 Jun - 07 Aug

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27 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Organ music concert at Riga Dome

13 Jun - 27 Jun
Experienced Latvian organ players, as well as guests from many other countries participate in concerts of organ music. This offers an opportunity to enjoy one of the most splendid and valuable historic organs in the outstanding acoustics of the Riga Dome Cathedral. The Riga Dome Cathedral organ belongs to the highest achievements of organ building of the late Romanticism period and is an excellent monument to the history of music.

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27 Jun

Concerts (shows)

VEF Jazz club. Adams Ben Ezra and the ensemble Hejira

27 Jun
A jazz concert featuring the double-bass virtuoso, multi-instrumentalist and online sensation Adam Ben Ezra, whose Youtube account has more than seven million views. The second part of the concert will feature the multinational musical collective Hejira. The interpretations of these musicians include influences of the cultural and musical heritage of Ethiopia, Chile, Germany and Hungary, which is the musical tastes developed in the musicians' home city of London

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28 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Ave Maria, concert by Olga Pjatigorska

24 May - 09 Aug
The Riga-born Olga Pjatigorska (soprano) has graduated the Jāzeps Mediņš Academy of Musci and the Musical Conservatory of Rome - Santa Cecilia. She has performed concert programs with organ music at the Rome Opera, Rome Auditorium, St. Paolo Basilica, at the Santa Kiara in Naples, the Algerian National Theater and elsewhere. Since 2007, she has also made regular performances at the Riga Cathedral and St John's Church in Riga, teaming up with various organ players.

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28 Jun

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Summer concerts at Ziemeļblāzma Park

28 Jun - 09 Aug
The summer concert series at Ziemeļblāzma Park will feature outdoor concerts by talented Latvian musicians. The historical park, which is over 100 years old, will serve as an unforgettable backdrop for music lovers, allowing them to soak in the wonderful atmosphere of outdoor concerts.

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28 Jun

Concerts (shows)

Rīgas Ritmi 2018. Shenel Johns & Latvian Radio Big Band

28 Jun
Over the years, Rīgas Ritmi has deservedly gained the reputation as a world class music festival and continues to win the hearts of jazz lovers and becoming one of their summer destinations in Europe. The double concert of the evening will feature the up and coming American jazz star Shenel Johns and the Latvian Radio Big Band performing a musical program dedicated to the 120th anniversary of George Gershwin. Meanwhile, double bass phenomena from Israel Adam Ben Ezra will surprise the audience with his dazzling virtuosity and breath-taking performance.

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29 Jun

Concerts (shows)

Rīgas Ritmi 2018. Alfredo Rodriguez and Beady Belle

29 Jun
Over the years, Rīgas Ritmi has deservedly gained the reputation as a world class music festival and continues to win the hearts of jazz lovers and becoming one of their summer destinations in Europe. The double concert of the evening will feature the Grammy nominated piano virtuoso from Cuba Alfredo Rodriguez, and the Scandinavian diva Beady Belle.

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29 Jun

Concerts (shows)

Folk dance ensemble Teiksma performance - A Moment Before

29 Jun
A Moment Before - an original and exciting dance performance performed by one of Latvia's best folk dance ensembles Teiksma. The performance will allow the viewers to observe the mysterious behind-the-scenes world of the ensemble, allowing the audience to feel the emotions of rehearsals and together experience the work which has been put in to create these traditional Latvian dances.

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30 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Organ music concerts at St John’s Church

02 Jun - 25 Aug
St John’s Church is located at the very heart of Old Riga. You are welcomed to enjoy fantastic organ music concerts. This is a wonderful opportunity to combine listening to sacred music with admiring magnificent architecture of the church.

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30 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Concerts on Sauer organ

09 Jun - 29 Sep
Old St. Gertrude's Church is home to the largest Sauer organ in Latvia, built by Sauer in 1906. Before the Riga Dome Cathedral became a concert hall in 1962, old St. Gertrude Church was the main organ concert venue in Riga.

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30 Jun

Concerts (classical)

Latvian classical music concerts at Riga Anglican Church

23 Jun - 29 Sep
Every Saturday at 7:00 p.m., the Riga Anglican Church will present classical music concerts featuring performances by talented Latvian musicians.

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30 Jun

Concerts (shows)

Contemporary dance group Buras anniversary concert - 20 Years in Dance

30 Jun
The dance group Buras has been delighting Latvian and foreign spectators for the past 20 years with diverse and high quality dance concerts. At the anniversary concert, you will see the very best - the group's most exciting dance performances, never before seen performances, as well as the group's most favorite dances, all performed by over 140 dancers between the ages of eight to 35.

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02 Jul

Concerts (shows)

Laura Pergolizzi in concert

02 Jul
One of the world's most original contemporary indie and pop-rock artists Laura Pergolizzi will perform a concert at the medieval Sigulda Castle, located among stunning scenery in the Gauja River Valley.

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03 Jul

Concerts (classical)

Friendship concert featuring Japan Association of Latvian Music mixed choir Gaisma and VEF Palace of Culture women's choir Dzintars

03 Jul
This year marks the 25th anniversary since the friendship began between the Japan Association of Latvian Music mixed choir Gaisma (Light) and the VEF Palace of Culture women's choir Dzintars (Amber). The Gaisma choir will be visiting Latvia to participate in the Song and Dance Festival, and will also perform several concerts, including with the Dzintars choir on July 3 at the VEF Palace of Culture's Chamber Hall.

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