What to do in Riga

24 May


 

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International beer festival Latviabeerfest 2019: This year, the motto of the largest beer festival in Latvia is “Enjoy the taste”. Visitors are invited to spend time together, enjoy the taste, colours and brilliance of life with their family members and beloved. Venue: Riga, Vērmanes Garden, 22-26 May

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Organ music concert at the Riga Dome Cathedral: Experienced Latvian organists as well as guests from many other countries will take part in the event. The organ of the Riga Dome Cathedral is one of the highest achievements of the art of organ building in the late Romantic period and is an outstanding monument to the history of music. Venue: Riga Dome Cathedral, at 19.00. Ticket price: EUR 10-20; tickets can be purchased at the box office of the Riga Dome Cathedral as well as one hour before the concert.

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Opera “Dialogues of the Carmelites”: A historically significant opera by French director Vincent Boussard first staged at the Latvian National Opera, and its first premiere will take place on 24 May at 19.00. Ticket price: EUR 9-65.

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Play "Mixed Feelings": will be staged at the Mikhail Chekhov Riga Russian Theatre on 24 May at 19.00. Ticket price: EUR 7-20

25 May


 

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Jūrmala Resort Festival: Jūrmala Resort Festival is a special event as it marks the beginning of the summer season in the largest resort city of the Baltic countries. To celebrate it, Jūrmala and its residents have prepared for the guests all the best that a resort city can offer. A great festive procession, concerts, fairs, a wide range of events and entertainment. At the end of the festival – a concert and fireworks on the beach. Free entrance event. Venue: Jūrmala, Jomas Street.

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Music for flute and organ: This concert programme will give a light spring mood. The brilliance and power of the Baroque music will intersect with the richness of the Romantic period melodies, colourful harmony and a variety of images. Programme: J. S. Bach, Ph. Gaubert, J. Alain and others. Venue: St. John’s Church in Riga, at 18.00. Entrance fee: donations.

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Play “The Count of Mote Cristo. Edmond Dantess”: will be staged at the Mikhail Chekhov Riga Russian Theatre on 25-26 May at 19.00. Ticket price: EUR 10.50-25.

Play “This Is the Room ...”: will be staged at the Mikhail Chekhov Riga Russian Theatre on 25 May at 16:00. Ticket price: EUR 14-20.

26 May


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Riga City Festival. Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra: The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra (which celebrated its 80th anniversary last season) maintains a diverse repertoire from the Baroque and Classical periods through the Romantic period expanding it to the contemporary composers the works of many of which were first performed by the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. Ticket price: EUR 10-25. Venue: Great Guild, at 20.00.

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Classical ballet "La Bayadère": The ballet "La Bayadère" by French choreographer Marius Petipa to the music of Ludwig Minkus first staged at the Latvian National Opera. Ticket price: EUR 5-33. Venue: Latvian National Opera, at 19.00.

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Classical music concert “Laudate Dominum” by Olga Pjatigorska: Programme: J.S. Bach, G.F. Handel, W.A. Mozart, P. Mascagni. Ticket price: EUR 15-35; tickets can be purchased at the Biļešu Serviss LLC ticket office and at the ticket office of the Riga Dome Cathedral as well as one hour before the concert. Venue: Riga Dome Cathedral, at 19.00.