Classical music concert at Riga Cathedral


AUG 24th19.00, Otrdiena
VenueRiga Cathedral (Herdera laukums 6, Riga)
Ticket price20€


Orchestra “Riga”

Conductor Valdis Butans

Organ solo – Diana Jaunzeme-Portnaja

Soprano – Julija Vasiljeva (soloist at the Latvian National Opera)

August traditionally is a time when Orchestra “Riga” in collaboration with Latvian organists invites classical music lovers to enjoy summer concerts at Riga Cathedral.


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)

Prelude and Fugue in E-Flat Major (St. Anne, BWV 552) – wind setting by D. Hunsberger

Aria “Welt und Himmel, nehmt zu Ohren” from St. Mark Passion (BWV 247)

Claude Debussy (1862 – 1918 )

“Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune” (“Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun”) wind setting by M. Bass

Cycle “Three Nocturnes” – “Nuages” (“Clouds”)

“La Cathédrale engloutie” (“The Sunken Cathedral”) – organ solo

Antonín Dvořák (1841 – 1904)

“Aria Měsíčku na nebi” (“Song to the Moon”) from opera “Rusalka”.

Symphony No. 9  (“From the New World”), Op. 95 – II Largo

TICKETS:, and Riga Cathedral box office.


Due to the current safety regulations during the Covid-19, concerts by Orchestra “Riga” are organized for mixed type audiences – vaccinated persons, persons recovered from Covid-19 and visitors who had a Covid-19 test before the event

! All attendees (including children) will be asked to present a valid EU digital COVID-19 certificate as well as ID (passport or ID card) at the entrance.

! Please, make sure that your Covid-19 certificate is valid, otherwise you will not be able to enter the event.

! At the venue a mouth and nose covering is required.

Thank you for your understanding!