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December 16, 2020

Riga Jurmala Music Festival welcomes Credit Suisse as new international sponsor and platinum partner!

The Riga Jurmala Music Festival today announced that Credit Suisse is to become an international sponsor and a platinum partner for the Festival’s 2021 season. This new partnership supports the Festival’s long-term ambition to become one of the top classical music summer events and underscores Credit Suisse’s continuous commitment to classical music. 

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Surprise your loved ones with a Christmas present that feels like summer!

For this Holiday season we have created a very special greeting card that comes to life through Overly mobile app (free of charge) & augmented reality, revealing a hidden magic to make your gift even more memorable! Purchase Festival concert tickets as a gift to your beloved ones and choose to receive a greeting card from our best summer moments spent in Riga or Jurmala!

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December 14, 2020

Young Latvian Talents Daniil Bulayev, Sabīne Sergejeva and Andrejs Jegorovs to Perform in Online Masterclass with French Violinist Renaud Capuçon

On December 16th, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., talented Latvian violinists Daniil Bulayev, Sabīne Sergejeva and Andrejs Jegorovs will perform in an online masterclass with famous French violinist Renaud Capuçon as part of the Rīga Jūrmala Academy. The broadcast can be viewed on the Rīga Jūrmala Facebook page.

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December 2, 2020

Buy 1 ticket to any of the Festival’s day-time concerts and get +1 ticket as a gift!

With a light and positive view we are looking forward to next summer to enjoy beautiful atmosphere surrounded by the classical music. We believe that sooner or later we will be able to experience it! To purchase a ticket and get +1 (the same kind and price range), please use the special code.

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November 27, 2020

Riga Jurmala Academy Launches New Season Combining Online and in-person Masterclasses

The Riga Jurmala Music Festival announces the 2020-2021 season of the Riga Jurmala Academy, organised in collaboration with the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music. Masterclasses in piano, strings, brass and wind instruments, conducting and singing will take place online beginning in December as well as face-to-face in Riga during the scheduled weekends of the 2021 Riga Jurmala Music Festival, to be led by the artists appearing in future or past concerts.

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November 10, 2020

Special offer for students, seniors and representatives of music institutions!

Although Latvia is now back under increased restrictions for the good of public health, the Festival team is looking hopefully towards the future and continues to work actively in anticipation of the summer and the chance to enjoy high-level classical music over four weekends! We remind you that, once again for this season of the Festival, students, seniors*, and all representatives of music institutions** will receive a 20% discount on ticket prices for all Festival concerts.

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October 1, 2020

Public Ticket Sales Have Begun!

Today, October 1st, tickets go on sale to the public for the Rīga Jūrmala Music Festival. The new season of the Festival, which will take place over 20 concerts in Riga and Jūrmala from July 16th to August 29th, will feature world-renowned classical music stars, including pianists Yuja Wang, Vikingur Ólafsson (Iceland), Sir András Schiff, Leif Ove Andsnes (Norway), Yefim Bronfman, Arcadi Volodos and Annabel Thwaite. The festival will also feature cellist Truls Mørk and violinist Renaud Capuçon, as well as legendary vocal soloists including soprano Renee Fleming, bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, baritone Matthias Goerne, and mezzo-soprano Alice Coote. 

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September 24, 2020

Riga Jurmala Music Festival Announces 2021 Programme!

Firmly established as one of the leading summer destinations for music lovers, the Riga Jurmala Music Festival returns in 2021 with four weekends centred around four major international ensembles: the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra with John Eliot Gardiner, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Riccardo Muti, the Concertgebouworkest with Daniel Harding and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra with Yuri Temirkanov.

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August 26, 2020

Event of the Year Awards Announced; Rīga Jūrmala Music Festival is the Best Large Public Event 2019!

On August 25th, in the presence of more than 100 leading Latvian events professionals, awards were presented in 18 categories at the Latvian Events Producer Association’s (LaPPA) Event of the Year 2019 Awards. The international Rīga Jūrmala Music Festival received first place in two categories: Best Large Public Event, and Best Event Produced in Latvia.

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August 18, 2020

Riga Jurmala Music Festival’s Musical Soirees Come to an End!

Last weekend, from August 14th–16th, the final Riga Jurmala Music Festival Musical Soirees took place as part of the Riga City Festival. As part of the event, visitors could enjoy the informal atmosphere and see the city from a different perspective: through classical music, by listening to Riga Jurmala Music Festival programmes which were not performed this summer.

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