Orlando Furioso


The Early Music Festival will invite the public the first night performance of ‘Orlando Furioso’ – the lost opera by Antonio Vivaldi, which came to be unearthed in 2012. Created in 1727 and  not found until 270 years after the death of its author, the opera will be performed by the Radio Quire Latvia and baroque orchestra and ensemble ‘Collegium 1704’ from the Czech Republic. The date of the event may be subject to change.

Thematic division: Riga Carnival

Begins : 09.07.2014 17:00


  • Spīķeri open air stage

Form of event:

  • Concert
  • Theatre
  • Festival

Category of event:

  • Music

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

The Early Music festival will take the modern audience back into Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque musical atmospheres. The concerts of the festival will bring listeners to the churches and concert halls in the Old Town of Riga, but its central feature will be the program in the exquisite Baroque castle of Rundāle. This festival brings numerous early music from Europe and other continents to Latvia every year. Particular attention will be paid to composers who have lived and worked in historic Riga.

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



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