5 Reasons to attend this incredible music festival in Latvia

music festival in Latvia

This summer Latvia is hosting the first ever Riga Jurmala Music Festival – a huge classical music festival in two picturesque Latvian locations, featuring the brightest classical music stars from around the world. If you’ve never seen this beautiful country before, this festival is the perfect opportunity to experience world-class music in the most gorgeous settings.

It’s the first one!

This incredible Festival is in its very first year, so you’ll be the among the first to experience this amazing event – not many people will get to say that!

You will never hear classical music in such stunning locations

Riga has the most amazing architecture, and Jurmala is on the beautiful Latvian coastline – what more can you want? The venues are also spectacular. In Riga the concerts will take place in the Latvian National Opera House, and in Jurmala the Dzintari Concert Hall, which includes an open outdoor venue with incredible acoustics and views!

Latvia has some of the best classical music in the world

For a country of less than 2 million people, Latvia has produced some amazing musicians! They have not one, but two of the top ten conductors in the world, and many of the world’s most famous opera singers and classical music performers came from this tiny country.

It’s an excuse to visit this amazing natural landscape

Latvia is certainly an undiscovered gem, with the most diverse nature you’ll see anywhere in Europe! This natural Eden boasts 12,000 rivers, 330 miles of sandy beaches and 54% of the country is forest, making it one of Europe’s greenest countries!

The line-up is unbelievable

Given that this is the first ever Riga Jurmala Music Festival, they’ve secured a seriously stellar line-up. Each weekend is anchored around a world-famous orchestra and conductor, and there will also be solo recitals from today’s classical stars, as well as up-and-coming musicians from around the world.

Find out more

To find out more about this one-of-a-kind festival and for booking information, please visit the festival’s website.