For the first time, Latvian Music Information Centre's ethnic music record Native Music. Traditional / Folk / World-music Latvia will come out to wider public, the Center's representative told Latvian Television September 29.
On Wednesday, September 16, a saxophone improvisation concert and vinyl recording took place in an amphitheater located in the middle of a bog.
Tuesday, August 18, at Kalnciema Street square, the concert "Flower Power" will take place, inspired by love-and-flowers theme, representatives said August 13.
For the eighth year in a row, Daugavpils is dedicating August to music, filling the city with tunes of all sorts of styles and genres, Latvian Radio reported August 4.
Musicians Lelde Zaržecka and Inese Fedorovska, also known as duet "Violin Diivas", are performing a series of improvisation concerts in several locations throughout August, Latvian Television said August 3.
Exactly after 20 years of silence, Latvian pop and eurodance band "100 Debija" has released a new single and officially announced a comeback, representatives said July 31.
Thrilled to meet audiences again in person, musicians, together with the Ādaži Culture Center, have created an unusual project, the Gauja Park Concert Series. It involves three consecutive evenings of varying moods, organizers said on Latvian Television July 30.
Tuesday, July 28, at 6:00 on Dzintari beach in Jūrmala, the organ will be played by the world-renowned Latvian organist, the guest artist of the Hamburg Elbe Philharmonic, Iveta Apkalna, the concert organizers said July 27.
The "Komēta" (Comet) festival at the Fortress of Daugavgrīva invites you to think freely, listen to lectures and participate in various workshops, dance and enjoy music.
2020 marks 100 years from the premiere of the first Latvian opera “Baņuta”. The opera will be revived in a new setting, organizers said July 20.
A new platform, Kokļu mežs, has been set up to offer lessons in Latvia's traditional musical instrument - the kokle - online all over the world, Latvian Television reported July 16.
Concert venue and restaurant K.K. fon Stricka villa invites you to weekly open-air concerts in the quiet center of Riga, representatives announced in a news release July 15.
Ancient musical instruments, historical outfits, foreign and local medieval music performers will turn Bauska for the fifth year into a place where you can see, hear and feel the daily lives of medieval, Renaissance and early Baroque people, in the ancient music festival “Vivat Curlandia”, which will take place 18 and 19 July.
The international music festival "Tallinn Music Week" (TMW) has announced changes in program, including eight performers from Latvia, representatives said on July 13.
Three Latvian concert pianists from a single family have confirmed what is likely to be a sold-out concert later this month.
Despite the pessimistic forecasts, the summer of 2020 will be another summer of festivals, albeit under security conditions.
Musical bands Dagamba and Tautumeitas will organize a festival on Lake Jugla near Rīga on August 8, intended for spectators in boats, representatives informed on June 26.
Riga Saxophone quartet, along with singers Beāte Zviedre and Emīls Kivlenieks, are giving a Broadway and Film Music concert in Mālpils Manor on Friday, June 26, Latvian Television reported on June 25.
On Monday, June 15, coalition parties agreed conceptually to develop an acoustic concert hall construction project in Riga on Elizabetes Street 2 at Kronvalda Park, dismantling the former LPSR Communist Party Central Committee building, where the 'World Trade Center' is now located, Latvian Radio reported on June 15.
The voices of the Latvian Radio choir are being put to good use during the crisis - a unique voice library is being built, said artistic director and conductor Sigvards Kļava to Latvian Television on June 8.
The European Festival Association has awarded the festival Rīgas Ritmi 2020 the prestigious quality mark EFFE Label, the festival's representatives informed the media in a press release on May 20.
Musician and composer Kārlis Auzāns keeps surprising social media audiences with daily minute-long musical improvisations, representatives informed the media on May 15.
Creative teams of the Kurzeme Philharmonic and concert hall "Latvia" have joined in concert series "Atver logu" (Open the Window) in Ventspils City from May 3 until May 16. Meanwhile, Liepāja City carries out a similar series "Pilsētas serenādes" (City Serenades) from May 14 to June 12.
Volunteer ensemble ”Stiprās sievas” (“Strong Women”) has come together remotely during the state of emergency to record a music video for the song “Vij, Dieviņi, zelta viju” (“Make, God, a Golden Wreath”), according to Latvian Television's “Rīta Panorāma” broadcast on April 27.
In an attempt to limit the spread of the Covid-19 novel coronavirus during the global pandemic the state of emergency has been extended to May 12 in Latvia, but things are unlikely to go back to normal with the arrival of summer, as several large festivals and events have already been cancelled, while remaining festivals will also most likely be cancelled, according to Health Minister Ilze Viņķele (Development/For) on April 20.