XXII Sigulda International Opera Festival


The Opera Festival will open with the overture concert “From Latvian to World Classics” on the 1st of August at 7 p.m., followed by “Horse of My Dreams”, a special performance for children, on the 2nd of August at 3 p.m. and a new staging of Georges Bizet’s opera “Carmen” at 9 p.m. Starring in the performance will be a team of international opera stars from France: Clémentine Margaine, Pierre Yves-Pruvot and Filipe Do, as well as Maija Kovaļevska. A Sacred Music Concert will be on the 3rd of August at 1 p.m., and the Opera Festival will close with the annual Gala Concert at 5 p.m., featuring the world-famous and internationally-acclaimed opera soloists Vittorio Vitelli, Iano Tamar and Marcelo Álvarez, the festival’s orchestra and choir. Conductor – Vladimir Kiradjiev.

Thematic division: Without thematic division

Begins : 01.08.2014 16:00

Ends: 02.08.2014 21:00


  • Sigulda Castle Complex and the Castle Stage

Form of event:

  • Concert
  • Show
  • Festival

Category of event:

  • Music

Audience of event:

  • Children
  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

For the 22nd time, Sigulda Medieval Castle will host the annual International Sigulda Opera Festival. The festival’s programme includes the Festival Overture – the opening concert “From Latvian to World Classics”, musical performance for families with children “Horse of My Dreams”, a new staging of Georges Bizet’s “Carmen”, a sacred music concert, and the ever-surprising Gala Concert. The festival will also include a number of artistic and musical performances. 

Web address: http://riga2014.org/opermuzika



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