Riga Jurmala Music Festival

17 Jul 2021 - 05 Sep 2021
Last updated: 31 May 2021

The Riga Jurmala Music Festival held its first season in summer 2019 with performances by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the Russian National Orchestra and the London Symphony Orchestra, as well as the top current soloists: Vadim Repin (violin), Yuja Wang (piano), Julian Rachlin (violin), Mischa Maisky (cello), Seong-Jin Cho (piano), Jan Lisiecki (piano), Rudolf Buchbinder (piano) and others. The festival was visited by 15,500 audience members from 50 different countries.After a successful first year, the festival was included in British newspaper The Telegraph’s top 10 summer festivals.

Every summer during the festival, the world’s leading symphony orchestras and conductors visit Riga and Jurmala to allow people to enjoy symphonic, chamber and solo concerts, and to listen to star classical musicians and emerging talents, with 20 concerts offered over a four-week period. In 2019

Festival concerts take place at the architectural gems of Riga and Jurmala: the Latvian National Opera, Great Guild Hall and the most in-demand location of the summer season, the Dzintari Concert Hall.


Practical info

Classical Music
Main target group
16 - 25 y/o , 25 - 50 y/o , Above 50 y/o
Directions & transport
Car park , Train/tram/bus , Airport (max 20km)
City center , Nature
Average attendence per day
500 to 2000 attendees
Art disciplines
Music , Opera
Support for disabled people