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18 Aug

Concerts (classical)

Organ music concerts at St John’s Church

18 Aug - 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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18 Aug

Concerts (classical)

Concerts on Sauer organ

18 Aug - 29 Sep
Old St. Gertrude's Church is home to the largest Sauer organ in Latvia, built by Sauer in 1906. This marvelous romantic-style instrument demonstrates outstanding diversity in register colors, brightness and beauty of sound. The concert programmes includes music of various styles and for different ensembles of professional musicians.

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18 Aug

Concerts (classical)

Latvian classical music concerts at Riga Anglican Church

18 Aug - 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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18 Aug

Concerts (shows)

Flamenco concert

18 Aug
In the first part of the flamenco dance and music concert accompanied by live music will perform professional flamenco dancers, including the famous flamenco dance performer Blanca Perdiguer Sivera from Seville (Spain, Andalusia). The second part of the programme will feature performances by the winners of the International Flamenco Dance and Music Festival “Ole” competition and an awards ceremony will take place.

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19 Aug

Events in Jūrmala

Organ music festival "Vox Angelica" at Lutheran Church in Dubulti

19 Aug - 26 Aug
The organ music festival "Vox Angelica" at Lutheran Church in Dubulti has become an annual event in the cultural life of Jūrmala. One of the aims of the festival is to show the organ as a universal queen of instruments — not only as an excellent soloist, but also a great partner for co-operation with other soloists — singers and instrumentalists that is able to undertake the role of orchestra when accompanying performers.

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21 Aug

Concerts (classical)

Ave Maria, concert by Olga Pjatigorska

21 Aug - 27 Dec
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 Aug

Concerts (classical)

Classical music concerts at Our Lady of Sorrows Church

22 Aug - 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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23 Aug

Concerts (classical)

International Sacred Music Festival / Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem

23 Aug
The festival’s opening concert programme features the beloved classic, Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem, which will be performed by the State Choir Latvija along with the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra and fiery conductor Gintaras Rinkevičius (Lithuania).

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24 Aug

Concerts (shows)

Pink Floyd founder and visionary Roger Waters

24 Aug
Pink Floyd founding member, visionary and creative genius Roger Waters will bring his pioneering new US + THEM show to Riga, and will showcase highlights from Pink Floyd’s greatest albums, such as Dark Side of The Moon, The Wall, Animals and Wish You Were Here. The concert will also feature songs from Waters’ critically acclaimed new album Is This the Life We Really Want?.

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25 Aug

Concerts (classical)

Organ music concerts at St John’s Church

18 Aug - 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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25 Aug

Concerts (classical)

Concerts on Sauer organ

18 Aug - 29 Sep
Old St. Gertrude's Church is home to the largest Sauer organ in Latvia, built by Sauer in 1906. This marvelous romantic-style instrument demonstrates outstanding diversity in register colors, brightness and beauty of sound. The concert programmes includes music of various styles and for different ensembles of professional musicians.

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25 Aug

Concerts (classical)

Concert “Ave Maria” at Riga Dome

25 Aug
Program – J.S. Bach, G.F. Handel, W.A. Mozart, F. Schubert, P. Mascagni Performers: Olga Pyatigorskaya, soprano; Edīte Alpe, organ; Paula Šūmane, violin.

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25 Aug

Concerts (classical)

Latvian classical music concerts at Riga Anglican Church

18 Aug - 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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25 Aug

Concerts (classical)

International Sacred Music Festival / Poulenc. Martin. Ešenvalds

25 Aug
On the evening of the 25th of August in Riga’s St. Peter’s Church, the State Choir Latvia will host its special reunion with world-famous conductor Stephen Layton (Great Britain). Stephen Layton is one of the world’s greatest performers of choral music as a two-time Gramophone Awards prizewinner, a Diapason d’Or ECHO Klassik prizewinner, and a four-time Grammy nominee. For his concert with the State Choir Latvija, the conductor has chosen works by composers of which his performances have gained critical acclaim - the programme will include Francis Poulenc’s sacred music masterpiece Quatre Motets pour un temps de pénitence, Frank Martin’s magnificent Mass for Double Choir, and Ēriks Ešenvalds’ 2007 triumph The Sun Dogs.

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26 Aug

Events in Jūrmala

Organ music festival "Vox Angelica" at Lutheran Church in Dubulti

19 Aug - 26 Aug
The organ music festival "Vox Angelica" at Lutheran Church in Dubulti has become an annual event in the cultural life of Jūrmala. One of the aims of the festival is to show the organ as a universal queen of instruments — not only as an excellent soloist, but also a great partner for co-operation with other soloists — singers and instrumentalists that is able to undertake the role of orchestra when accompanying performers.

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29 Aug

Concerts (classical)

Classical music concerts at Our Lady of Sorrows Church

22 Aug - 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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01 Sep

Concerts (classical)

Concerts on Sauer organ

18 Aug - 29 Sep
Old St. Gertrude's Church is home to the largest Sauer organ in Latvia, built by Sauer in 1906. This marvelous romantic-style instrument demonstrates outstanding diversity in register colors, brightness and beauty of sound. The concert programmes includes music of various styles and for different ensembles of professional musicians.

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01 Sep

Concerts (classical)

Andrejs Osokins' concert

01 Sep
Outstanding Latvian piano player Andrejs Osokins will perform in the event that is dedicated to the 105th anniversary of culture center Ziemeļblāzma. In some pieces he will be joined by Katrīna Gupalo. The concert will feature musical pieces of J. Vītols, V. Dārziņš, J. S. Bach, L. von Beethoven, S. Rachmaninoff and others.

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01 Sep

Concerts (classical)

Latvian classical music concerts at Riga Anglican Church

18 Aug - 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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04 Sep

Concerts (classical)

International Sacred Music Festival / World premieres by Latvian composers

04 Sep
A traditional audience favourite of the festival is the premiere concert of new works by Latvian composers. On the 4th of September at Old St. Gertrude’s Church, Riga, the State Choir Latvija will perform Ādams un Ieva, a new work of composer and leader of vocal group Framest Jānis Ķirsis; Dziesmas par zemi, a new work from master of musical algorithm Platons Buravickis; a new composition by Latvian Voices singer, composer and arranger Laura Jēkabsone dedicated to the story of Lilith, Adam’s first wife in ancient Jewish mythology; and a new work from pianist and composer Vestards Šimkus, a short mass for choir and instrumental trio (piano, cello, violin).

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05 Sep

Concerts (classical)

Classical music concerts at Our Lady of Sorrows Church

22 Aug - 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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08 Sep

Concerts (classical)

International Sacred Music Festival closing concert. Leonard Bernstein

08 Sep
The festival closing concert will be honouring one of the musical giants of the 20th century, the genius, vivacious Leonard Bernstein. The composer, who this year would have celebrated his 100th birthday, will have his works presented by the State Choir Latvija together with the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra. The programme will feature Bernstein’s impressive vocal-symphonic work Chichester Psalms, one of his final works, the Missa Brevis, and his elegant Serenade for violin, orchestra and an impressive percussion group. The solo from the violin concerto has been entrusted to Sandis Šteinbergs, while the programme will be conducted by Festival Artistic Director and Head Conductor Māris Sirmais.

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08 Sep

Concerts (classical)

Latvian classical music concerts at Riga Anglican Church

18 Aug - 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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11 Sep

Concerts (classical)

Concert Agnus Dei

11 Sep
In Riga Dome Church, soprano Olga Pyatigorskaya in concert, with the organist Edīte Alpe.

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