Riga City Festival opening concert

18. SEPT20.00, FRIDAY
LocationVērmanes Garden Park


Orchestra “RIGA”

Conductor Valdis Butāns

Soloists: Inga Šļubovska-Kancēviča, Dināra Rudāne, Andris Ludvigs, Rihards Mačanovskis

The concert will be hosted by music journalist Liene Jakovļeva and actor Juris Jope.

Admission free.

Concert guests will be able to enjoy music from the first half of the 19th century: Johann Strauss compositions and romantic opera music, which was popular in Riga during the time period when Vērmanes Garden Park was first opened to the public. The program will also consist of compositions and opera fragments from Richard Wagner, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Gioachino Rossini, Gaetano Donizetti, and Giuseppe Verdi.