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20th International Sigulda Opera Music Festival

03.08.2012 to 05.08.2012

Thanks to the International Sigulda Opera Music Festival, many opera singers famous in Europe and around the world arrive to Latvia. The Festival culminates in a unique original open air opera production specially adapted to Sigulda Castle ruins.


August 3, Friday

19:00 Chamber music concerton Sigulda New castle terrace

Playing - one of the most outstanding Latvian piano personalities – Liene Circene

August 4, Saturday

15:00 Children's show - concerton Sigulda Open Air Stage

Participate youth and adult Siguldians

21:00 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "La Traviata"on Sigulda Open Air Stage

The title role:

Violetta Valéry, a courtesan - the worlds most marketable opera diva – Maija Kovaļevska (Latvia) is singing in the Metropolitan, La Scala Opera, Vienna State

Opera, Munich Opera, the Verona Arena

Alfredo Germont, a young bourgeois from a provincial familyCharismatic world recognized tenor Pavol Breslik (Slovakia)

Giorgio Germont, Alfredo's fatherLaurent Naouri (France) *

Mariinsky Theatre soloist Elena Razguļajeva (Russia) *

Director - Edmunds Freibergs

Scenaries will be made by Reinis Suhanovs - one of the best scene designers in Latvia

Festival Orchestra and choir will participate as well

A Viennese conductor of Bulgarian extraction – professor Vladimirs Kiradžijevs (Bulgaria)

August 5, Sunday

13:00 Sacred Music concertin Sigulda Evangelical Lutheran Church

17:00 Grand Gala concerton Sigulda Open Air Stage


The world's first dramatic tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko (Latvia)

Filipe Do(France), Mariinsky Theatre soloist Yevgeny Akimov (Russia)

Clémentine Margaine(France), Nuri Laurent (France) *, Inga Šļubovska (Latvia), Krišjānis Norvelis (Latvia)

Conductor - Maestro Aleksandrs Viļumanis

* Festival organizers are waiting for the confirmation from the artists

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Sigulda Castle ruins
Sigulda district, Pils iela 18, Sigulda
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