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08 Jul

Concerts (classical)

Early Music Festival. Opening concert: Arias from baroque Italian operas and ancient English songs

08 Jul
Participating in the opening concert of the Early Music Festival will be brilliant Latvian Elīna Šimkus (soprano) and the Baroque orchestra Collegium Musicum Rīga. On the program: John Dowland, George Frideric Handel, Thomas Campion, Henry Purcell, Antonio Vivaldi.

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09 Jul

Concerts (classical)

Early Music Festival. Gregorian chants and bagpipes

09 Jul
Medieval art and music – a mysterious world, which has left modern man with many unanswered riddles. The concert "Gregorian Chants and Bagpipes” will bring us closer to solving one…

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10 Jul

Concerts (classical)

Ancient Music Festival. From India through the millennia

10 Jul
Live performers – Akašs Sergejs Ancupovs, sarod (Latvia), Sanju Vishnu Sahai, tabla (India), Līla Ludmila Žurkova, tambura (Latvia) – have included specially selected ancient, symbolic, and significant North Indian ragas which are astrologically related to dusk and the late evening hours. It is music filled with affection, tranquility, and an inward gaze, prompting meditation and contemplation.

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10 Jul

Concerts (classical)

Early Music Festival. Latvian Radio Choir. Composer Henry Purcell

10 Jul
It is said that Henry Purcell (1659-1695), also known as the British Orpheus, is said to have been the one to bring music to the English language. The Early Music Festival's program focuses on Purcell's brilliant anthems, which bring out his best qualities: expressive melodic line, dramatic flair, bold innovation, and polyphonic mastery.

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11 Jul

Concerts (classical)

The Rundāle Day of the Early Music Festival

11 Jul
A great opportunity to enjoy outstanding musicians live in concert at one of the most splendid examples of the Baroque style – Rundāle Palace, only an hour's drive from Riga. Four concerts will be hosted by Rundāle Palace during the final day of the Early Music Festival.

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25 Jul

Festivals, Festivities

Sigulda Blues Festival

25 Jul
Blues means emotions, energy, stable values, and lifestyle. This music genre will be honoured on the open-air stage of Sigulda castle ruins at the biggest blues festival in Latvia with Latvian and foreign artists on the stage.

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25 Jul

Concerts (classical)

"Mazā Eiropiāde" ("Small Europeade"): a concert by folk-dance groups

25 Jul
The park AT "Ziemeļblāzma" Community Center will host a concert featuring 14 folk-dance groups from all over Latvia.

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28 Jul

Concerts (classical)

Concert: "3 x piano"

28 Jul
For the first time ever, all three piano virtuosos of the Osokins dynasty will meet on one stage – Latvian piano legend Sergejs Osokins and his sons – the international award winner Andrejs Osokins and his brother, Georgijs Osokins, whose refined talent has captivated audiences in all of Europe!

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30 Jul

Concerts (shows)

Live concert by Denise Fontoura

30 Jul
The Brazilian songstress Denise Fontoura will take the audience on a musical journey to Latin America during a live performance in the park at "Ziemeļblāzma". Besides "bossa nova" and traditional Brazilian rhythms, the Fontoura's original compositions, too, will warm the hearts of the audience.

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04 Aug

Concerts (classical)

Concert “Ave Maria” at Riga Dome

04 Aug
Program – J.S. Bach, G.F. Händel, C. Franck, L. Luzzi, M. Reger, K. Debussy. Performers: Olga Pyatigorskaya, soprano; Edīte Alpe, organ; Leonards Antoņēvičs, violin.

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11 Aug

Concerts (classical)

J.S. Bach – Sounds and Reflections. 1st Concert.

11 Aug
The Professional Symphonic Band "Riga" will present an organ+orchestra rendition of Johann Sebastian Bach's music, as well as compositions written by contemporary musicians in 2014, when the International Composers' Competition "Windstream" with the motto "Feel Bach, Continue Bach, Discuss with Bach" took place. The Italian composer Girolamo Deraco was honored with Second Prize and the title of Favorite from the orchestra musicians. Conductor: Guntis Kuzma.

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15 Aug

Concerts (classical)

Riga Festival "Augusta Dombrovska miera osta" (Augusts Dombrovskis' Port of Peace)

15 Aug
The festival's musical program offers several concerts in both the palace and the park featuring string instruments.

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