Had a chance to watch Boléro as a ballet in Riga. It was really good. Not only because of part III (which featured Ravel’s “hit”) but also because of the brilliant lighting in part I and a very good scenography in part II. I would...More
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We were lucky enough to hear someone practicing their arias as we were strolling past in the picturesque gardens. A real treat and totally free! See if you can be as lucky?!
The exterior of the opera house is very pretty but the interior is absolutely stunning. It is plush, rich and ornate. I saw the production of Peer Gynt which was beautifully orchestrated. The dancers and musicians were world class. And the price for the tickets...More
My wife and I took a guided tour in English. The Opera House located in Riga is full of history and has may interesting aspects. We visited all areas including the stage, the stalls, the Gods, saw the orchestral pit, the toilets, back of house,...More
Just visited Riga with my 10-year-old daughter. The Swan Lake at the National Opera was the absolute highlight of our stay. Beautiful costumes, amazing dancers - fantastic experience.
I attended a performance of Bizet's Carmen in the Latvian National Opera in June 2017 and I should say that it's the most unusual opera production that I saw - but also the most captivating one. You may not like it if you prefer traditional...More
Went to see The Marriage of Figaro, and while I'm not much of a judge it seemed to be of a high standard in comparison to other performances of that opera I've seen. Tickets were very good value. We sat in the stalls row 12...More
Saw the National Opera on the boat (was having the boat ride along the canal). Went there on foot and it was an elegant building.