Rigas Ritmi Festival

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festival RIGAS RITMI 2019

Kr. Valdemara Str. 5,
Artistic Director: 
Maris Briezkalns
RIGAS RITMI FESTIVAL is one of the most attended and loved music festivals in Latvia. The festival’s stages at different locations in Riga feature both – world-famous and award-winning, as well as young and undiscovered musical talents. Rigas Ritmi Festival is one of the main music festivals in the Baltic States, as well as is recognized in Europe and elsewhere around the world.

Rigas Ritmi Festival is a real musical celebration with performances of outstanding artists, including - Bobby McFerrin, Diane Reeves, “Take 6”, Richard Bona, “BBC Big Band”, Avishai Cohen, Patti Austin, Scott Hamilton, Freddy Cole, “The Yellowjackets”, Victor Wooten, Buika, Astillero, Jojo Mayer, Medeski Martin & Wood, Robert Glasper, Diane Schuur, as well as the greatest Latvian musicians, and as stated before – new talent.
One of the cornerstones of the festival is master-classes and workshops for young musicians, led by internationally renowned masters. Unforgettable workshops have been with Vinx, Horacio el Negro, Victor Wooten, Markus Stockhausen.
Another important element of the festival is RIGAS RITMI SHOWCASE project, which aims to present the Latvian jazz, improvisation and world music performers to the world’s jazz scene.