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09 Dec

Concerts (classical)

European Christmas. Kaspars Zemītis. and the Latvian Radio Choir. British Xmas

09 Dec

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10 Dec

Concerts (classical)

Concert "The Night Prayer"

10 Dec
Stile Antico is firmly established as one of the world’s most accomplished and innovative vocal ensembles. Working without a conductor, its twelve members have thrilled audiences throughout Europe and North America with their fresh, vibrant and moving performances of Renaissance polyphony. Its bestselling recordings on the Harmonia Mundi label have earned accolades including the Gramophone Award for Early Music, the Diapason d’or de l’année, the Edison Klassiek Award and the Preis der deutschen

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11 Dec

Outdoor events

Santa`s Fun Run

11 Dec
Santa`s Fun Run has become a great tradition and sounds of Santa’s` familiar “ho ho ho” will be heard in Riga old town on December 11th, 2016 for the ninth time already!

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13 Dec

Concerts (classical)

Elisabeth Leonskaja (piano)

13 Dec
For decades now, Elisabeth Leonskaja has been among the most celebrated pianists of our time. In a world dominated by the media, Elisabeth Leonskaja has remained true to herself and to her music, and in doing so, is following in the footsteps of the great Russian musicians of the Soviet era, such as David Oistrakh, Sviatoslav Richter and Emil Gilels, who never wavered in their focus on the quintessence of music despite working in a very difficult political environment. Her almost legendary modesty still makes her somewhat media-shy today. Yet as soon as she walks out on the stage, audiences can sense the force behind the fact that music is and always has been her life’s work.

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13 Dec

Concerts (classical)

The Baroque orchestra from Poland - "Arte dei Sounatori" and the soloist Aina Kalnciema (harpsichord, Latvia). The 16th annual International Bach Chamber Music Festival

13 Dec
"Arte dei Sounatori" was established in the Polish city of Poznan in 1993, arranging for top young musicians who were familiar with ancient traditional instruments. Initially strictly Polish, the orchestra has "gone international" with its members hailing from Germany, England, France, Netherlands, Ireland and other countries. "Arte dei Sounatori" often invites guest soloists and conductors for concerts and recordings, usually on the top labels.

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15 Dec

Concerts (classical)

European Christmas. Christmas in Transylvania

15 Dec

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16 Dec

Concerts (classical)

European Christmas. Iveta Apkalna and Oskars Petrauskis' Yuletide program

16 Dec

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17 Dec

Concerts (classical)

European Christmas. "Sinfonietta Rīga". Mozart's Violin Concerto and Haydn's Symphony

17 Dec
Estonian conductor Paavo Jarvi, musical director of the renowned Bremen Chamber Philharmonic, has been a guest in Latvia on numerous occasions, now it will be the First Violin's turn to visit here - the Berlin and London-educated virtuoso Florian Donderer.

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17 Dec

Concerts (classical)

Christmas Prelude

17 Dec
Christmas Eve is that magic time when you want to share joy and beauty with friends. Following the tradition, Inese Galante Foundation is preparing for listeners a special musical gift – a brilliant soprano Inessa Galante's inspired Christmas Prelude concert program with the participation of the well-known Latvian musicians.

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18 Dec

Outdoor events

Winter Solstice. Yule Log Eve 2016

18 Dec
The winter solstice arrives at the Latvian Ethnographic Open-Air Museum with songs, games, rituals, fortune-telling and well-wishes.

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20 Dec

Outdoor events

Bluķa vilkšana ritual in Rigas Old Town

20 Dec
The traditional celebration of winter solstice will take place in Riga's Town Hall Square (Rātslaukums), featuring singsongs by folklore ensembles, dances and games, as well as the rolling of the Yule log (Bluķa vilkšana).

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24 Dec

Christmas and New Year

Enjoy Christmas Magic in restaurant "Jūrmala"

24 Dec
Christmas is a time of miracles, when everyone is exchanging with the good mood, gifts and smiles. Adults and Children are willing to cheer up and bring some special treats this time. There is an old belief, Christmas is the night when all dreams come true. Spend Christmas Eve at the restaurant Jūrmala, enjoy a deliciously festive dinner and a friendly Christmas atmosphere.

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