From May 2020 until the present moment, more than ninety individual masterclasses have taken place with twenty-eight artists, including French violinist Renaud Capuçon, baritone Benjamin Appel, cellist Mischa Maisky, classical guitar virtuoso Miloš, Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, soprano Olga Peretyatko, mezzo-soprano Alice Coote, the celebrated pianist Yefim Bronfman and others. Masterclasses have also been led by orchestra musicians from the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. This year alone, the online masterclasses have reached almost one hundred thousand viewers.
This summer during the Riga Jurmala Music Festival, masterclasses will take place in person. Recordings of them will be available after the festival. Online masterclasses will resume in September.
Summer 2021 masterclasses:
- 17.07. András Schiff, piano
- 06.08. Renaud Capuçon, violin
- 28.08. Yefim Bronfman, piano
- 03.09. Leif Ove Andsnes, piano