20 June

JOYCE DIDONATO

Anne Sophie von Otter is a Swedish mezzo-soprano, a legend of world opera, winner of ten of the most prestigious classical music awards, including the Grammy Award.
She studied at the Royal Swedish Academy of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London before she joined the opera ensemble in Theater Basel. Thereafter, she reached...

12 December

«FROM THE BAROQUE
TO THE 21ST CENTURY»

ANNE SOFIE VON OTTER

11 / 12 / 13 April

A magical dance
retelling of Kipling’s classic

JUNGLE BOOK

Renowned French pianist David Fray, acclaimed worldwide for his extraordinary intellectual interpretations of Bach and Schubert's compositions, will perform in Latvia for the first time on February 4th. The musician will present a concert at the Lielā Giļde in Riga, featuring compositions by Franz Schubert...

4 February

Piano.
Franz Schubert

DAVID FRAY

Polina Osetinskaya was born in Moscow and began performing at the age of five. She was soon acclaimed as a Wunderkind. She gave her first concert at the age of six at the Vilnius Conservatory in Lithuania and at the age of seven entered the Central School of Music of the Moscow Conservatory...

2 February

Program XXIV. Debut
at the Berlin Philharmonic

POLINA OSETINSKAYA

1 May

DEBUT PERFORMANCE
IN LATVIA

“We are now living in unprecedented and uncertain times, not only for our species but for all species on this planet. And the root cause of this conundrum is because we have forgotten our connection to our home, our planet. We all inhabit it, we all take from it, and we all build on it, but we have forgotten to return our respect for it.”


JAKUB JOZEF ORLINSKI

On April 18, for the first time in its history, the National Theater will host a solo harpist. He is not just a virtuoso – the Frenchman Xavier de Maistre. He breathes new life, new colors, new repertoire, and new emotions, sometimes quite intense, into his remarkable instrument, providing the audience with a fresh musical...

18 April

XAVIER DE MAISTRE

In the spring of 2024, Latvia will host the renowned Polish countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński, with his concert set for May 1st at the Great Hall of the Latvian National Opera and Ballet. The artist will be accompanied by pianist Michał Biel.
Jakub Józef Orliński is not only a star of the...

harp

CACTUS is a striking monologue play by the iconic Renata Litvinova – an actress and screenwriter, she has become a Russian art-house cult figure, and has acquired international acting fame from collaborating with leading European directors.
The play starts with the scene where a woman...

13 / 14 October

«CACTUS»

RENATA LITVINOVA

Akram Khan

Thanks to her exceptional talent and versatility, Renata Litvinova often became a muse for famous directors, musical performers, and fashion designers. Her creative vision and ability to tell exciting stories have earned her numerous awards and well-deserved critical acclaim. All her creative works are distinguished by depth...

16 / 17 September

Public talk and films

RENATA LITVINOVA

On 20 June, one of the greatest singers in the history of classical music, Joyce Didonato, took to the stage of Dzintari (Latvia). Jurmala is included in the world tour of the American diva: her theatrical program “Eden” has already been performed in such cult halls as Carnegie Hall in New York, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris...

20 June

"Eden"

JOYCE DIDONATO

Lisiecki rebuffs the labels of «genius» or «child prodigy», confiding that such classifications put a great burden on a young artist as the world watches «what will he do, what will he become?» And such pressure is certainly «not good for the child». His approach to music is a refreshing combination of dedication...

4 March

“Poems of the Night”

JAN LISIECKI

On November 20th, in Riga, at the Great Guild Hall, one of the most outstanding pianists of the 21st century, Polina Osetinskaya, performed with the long-awaited concert "Baroque Music in Author's Cinema." The masterpieces of Bach, Handel, Purcell, and Rameau from the epochal films of ....

20 November

“BAROQUE music
in the art house cinema”

POLINA OSETINSKAYA

She is more than a pianist: she is a great musician with a recognizable style, exquisite programs, and a crystal-clear and loudly voiced public stance — which in today's times requires both courage and risk. Polina Osetinskaya's performances in the major Russian halls are canceled by unwritten orders from above...

17 / 18 / 20 May

Baroque music in world cinema masterpieces

POLINA OSETINSKAYA

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