Masterclasses 2021

As the Riga Jurmala education program “Riga Jurmala Academy” resumes it’s active master-class season, we have launched the first spring masterclasses this year.

Masterclasses will take place online throughout the spring as well as on-site in Riga during the scheduled weekends of the 2021 Riga Jurmala Music Festival, and will be led by the artists appearing in the concerts.

The Academy’s first online masterclasses have already taken place, including classes with cellist Renaud Capuçon, baritone Benjamin Appl, principal cellist of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lionel Cottet and the principal musicians of the Concertgebouworkest – trumpet player Omar Tomasoni, double bass player Dominic Seldis and cellist Gregor Horsch.

Masterclasses planned in May, 2021:

– May 12: Robert Chen (violin), concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
– May 13: John Sharp, the principal cellist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
– May 14: Gautier Capuçon, cello

Omar Tomasoni

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Lionel Cottet

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Renaud Capuçon

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Benjamin Appl

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Dominic Seldis

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Gregor Horsch

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Alice Coote

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Emily Beynon

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Joseph Calleja

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Alexei Ogrintchouk

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Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson

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