SUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Riga City Festival opening concert
|18. SEPT||20.00, FRIDAY|
|Location||Vērmanes Garden Park|
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.
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.