Concert calendar

General Description

When? 10/03/2017, 19:00

Where? Riga, Great Guild

Price 7 - 30 €

Musicians:

Jörg Widmann, clarinet and conductor
Sinfonietta Rīga

Programme:

Carl Maria von Weber Concertino for clarinet in E-flat Major, op. 26
Jörg Widmann Freie Stücke
Felix Mendelssohn Symphony No. 1 in C minor, op. 11

When? 17/03/2017, 19:00

Where? Riga, Spīķeri Concert Hall

Price 20 €

Musicians:

Vestards Šimkus, piano
Kristaps Ķeselis, storyteller
Dmitrijs Petrenko, director

Programme:

*  Based on a story by Alessandro Baricco

When? 30/03/2017, 19:00

Where? Riga, Great Guild

Price 7 - 30 €

Musicians:

Nick van Bloss, piano
Sinfonietta Rīga
Conductor Thomas Sanderling

Programme:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Overture from opera Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, op. 15
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, op. 73 (“Emperor”)

When? 31/03/2017, 19:00

Where? Riga, St.John’s Church

Price 10 €

Musicians:

Latvian Radio Choir
Lāsma Meldere Šestakova, baroque violin
Zane Grosa, baroque violin
Ainārs Paukšēns, viola da gamba
Jānis Pelše, positive organ
Jurģis Klotiņš, double bass
Mārtiņš Garkevičs, theorbo
Pēteris Vaickovskis, conductor

Programme:

Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707), Membra Jesu Nostri, BuxWV 75

When? 14/04/2017, 19:00

Where? Riga, Riga Cathedral

Price 15 €

Musicians:

Ilze Reine, organ
Latvian Radio Choir
Sinfonietta Rīga
Conductor Sigvards Kļava

Programme:

Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis,  BWV 21
Pēteris Vasks Mein Herr und mein Gott
Johann Sebastian Bach Final chorus from St Mark Passion, BWV 247
Pēteris Vasks Da Pacem Domine
Johann Sebastian Bach Final chorus from St John Passion, BWV 245
Pēteris Vasks Gloria

When? 28/04/2017, 19:00

Where? Riga, Great Guild

Price 7 - 20 €

Musicians:

Jana Ozoliņa, violin
Sinfonietta Rīga
Conductor Normunds Šnē

Programme:

Oskars Herliņš 8-BIT CONCERTO (premiere)
Unsuk Chin “Graffiti” for chamber orchestra
Philip Glass Concerto No. 2 for violin and orchestra “The American Four Seasons”

When? 19/05/2017, 19:00

Where? Riga, Great Guild

Price 7 - 30 €

Musicians:

Matīss Eisaks, double bass
Sinfonietta Rīga
Conductor Normunds Šnē

Programme:

Giovanni Bottesini Grande Allegro di Concerto à la Mendelssohn
John Adams Fearful Symmetries
Joseph Haydn Symphony in D major, Hob. I: 93
Steve Reich Eight Lines

When? 30/05/2017, 19:00

Where? Riga, Spīķeri Concert Hall

Price 20 €

Musicians:

Vestards Šimkus, piano
Maksims Busels, storyteller
Dmitrijs Petrenko, director

Programme:

*  Based on a story by Alessandro Baricco

When? 31/05/2017, 19:00

Where? Riga, Spīķeri Concert Hall

Price 20 €

Musicians:

Vestards Šimkus, piano
Kristaps Ķeselis, storyteller
Dmitrijs Petrenko, director

Programme:

*  Based on a story by Alessandro Baricco

When? 07/06/2017, 20:00

Where? Riga, Great Guild

Price 10 - 40 €

Riga Festival. Kremerata Baltica and Gidon Kremer

Musicians:

Kremerata Baltica orchestra
Oļesja Petrova, mezzo
Host and soloist Gidon Kremer, violin

Programme:

Leonid Desyatnikov, Jēkabs Jančevskis, Robert Schumann/Karlheinz Stockhausen

When? 08/06/2017, 20:00

Where? Riga, Riga Congress Centre

Price 7 - 25 €

Musicians:

Shayna Steele, voice
Dināra Rudāne, voice
Kristīne Prauliņa, voice
Latvian Radio Big Band

When? 09/06/2017, 20:00

Where? Riga, St.John’s Church

Price 12 €

Musicians:

Inga Šlubovska Kancēviča, soprano
Kalvis Kalniņš, baritone
Kristīne Adamaite, organ
Rīga Cathedral Boys Choir
Sinfonietta Rīga orchestra
Conductor Mārtiņš Klišāns 

Programme:

Uģis Prauliņš (b 1957) Te Deum
Fantasia No. 2 for Organ (premiere)

When? 10/06/2017, 20:00

Where? Riga, Spīķeri Concert Hall

Price 25 €

Riga Festival. Wine and Music

Programme:

Select music and wine tastings, featuring Latvijas Koncerti director Guntars Ķirsis, democratic wine bar Garage co-owner Jānis Jenzis and a professional sommelier for conversations about wine and music

When? 13/06/2017, 20:00

Where? Riga, Great Guild

Price 10 - 30 €

Musicians:

Gautier Capuçon, cello
WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne
Conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste

Programme:

Antonin Dvořák (1841-1904) Cello Concerto in B Minor, op 104

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) Third Symphony in F Major, op 90

When? 15/06/2017, 20:00

Where? Riga, Riga Cathedral

Price 15 €

Musicians:

Egīls Siliņš, bass baritone
Latvian National Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Māris Sirmais

Programme:

Pēteris Vasks (b 1946) Viatore
Giya Kancheli (b 1935) Don’t Grieve
Pēteris Vasks Credo

When? 16/06/2017, 22:00

Where? Riga, St.Peter's Church

Price 15 €

Musicians:

Guna Zariņa, actress
Latvian Radio Choir
Conductor Sigvards Kļava
Director Vladislavs Nastavševs

Programme:

Music by Ēriks Ešenvalds (b 1977)

When? 21/06/2017, 20:00

Where? Jūrmala, Dzintari Concert Hall

Price 10 - 35 €

Musicians:

Gunta Gelgote, soprano
Mihails Čulpajevs, tenor
Iveta Apkalna, organ
Latvian Radio Choir
State Choir “Latvija”
Latvian National Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Andris Poga

Programme:

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) Concerto for Organ, Timpani and String Orchestra in G Major
Carl Orff (1895-1982) Cantata Carmina Burana

When? 06/07/2017, 20:00

Where? Riga, Small Guild Hall

Price 15 €

Musicians:

Coin Du Roi orchestra
Christian Frattima, conductor

When? 06/07/2017, 22:00

Where? Riga, St.Peter's Church

Price 10 €

Musicians:

Latvian Radio Choir
Simone van der Doelen, conductor

Programme:

Music from Gregorian chants

When? 07/07/2017, 20:00

Where? Riga, St.Peter's Church

Price 15 €

Musicians:

Elīna Šimkus, soprano
Soloists, choir, dancers
Coin Du Roi orchestra
Christian Frattima, conductor

When? 08/07/2017, 13:00

Where? Rundāle, Rundāle Castle White Hall

Price 15 €

Musicians:

Marlena Keine, soprano
Mihails Čulpajevs, tenor
Rihards Millers, baritone
Lāsma Meldere-Šestakova, Baroque violin
Vladimirs Kudrins, guitar
Mārtiņš Miļevskis, percussion
Viktors Veļičko, double bass
Circus artists
Karīna Bērziņa, MC

Programme:

Music by Scarlatti, Corelli and Carissimi 

When? 08/07/2017, 16:00

Where? Rundāle, Rundāle Castle White Hall

Price 20 €

Musicians:

Elīna Šimkus, soprano
Sergejs Jēgers, counter tenor
Coin Du Roi orchestra
Christian Frattima, conductor

Programme:

Music by Monteverdi, Handel and Vivaldi

When? 08/07/2017, 18:00

Where? Rundāle, Rundāle Castle Golden Hall

Price 20 €

Programme:

Music by Dall’Abaco, Scarlatti, Vivaldi and Veracini

When? 08/07/2017, 20:00

Where? Rundāle, Rundāle Castle White Hall

Price 20 €

Musicians:

Mira Glodenau, violin and musical director
Collegium Musicum Riga Baroque orchestra
Māris Kupčs, artistic director

Programme:

French Baroque music

When? 08/07/2017, 22:00

Where? Rundāle, Rundāle Castle Garden

Price 20 €

Musicians:

Yury Revich, violin
Sinfonietta Rīga orchestra
Christian Frattima, conductor

Programme:

Music by Hasse, Salieri, Boccerini and Vivaldi