With concerts taking place in the historic cities of Riga and Jurmala, the Riga Jurmala Music Festival features four weekends throughout the summer. A leading international orchestra and conductor anchor each weekend, offering a range of symphonic concerts and recitals that feature leading stars and young up-and-coming talent.

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May 13, 2020

Festival suspended until 2021

The Board of Trustees of the Riga Jurmala Music Festival today announced the decision to suspend the Riga Jurmala Music Festival until 2021. Although the Board and the entire festival team remained optimistic until the last moment that all or some of the planned events could proceed this summer, the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Latvian Government’s guidelines led to the regrettable decision of cancelling the events planned for this year. The Board deemed that any other course of action would have presented too great a risk to the health and safety of the festival’s audiences, artists and staff.

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April 20, 2020

Updated Covid-19 information

The Latvian Government has extended the national state of emergency until 12 May 2020, at which point they will provide further guidance. Based on this new guidance, we anticipate informing you on or about 15 May about any potential changes in this year’s schedule of the Riga Jurmala Music Festival. We guarantee that, if we are required to cancel any concerts, ticketholders will receive a full reimbursement for the face value of tickets to those affected performances.

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