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Opera "Rienzi. Triumph and Defeat"


Richard Wagner started to compose his third opera in Riga, and exactly this work made him a world-renowned composer. The connection of the opera "Rienzi" and the composer with Riga is also highlighted in this production. 

In Wagner's opus, "Rienzi" will introduce the year when Riga becomes the European Capital of Culture. The production includes not only compositions from the opera "Rienzi", but also electronic music of the new Latvian artist Voldemārs Johansons.

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Latvijas Nacionālā opera
Aspazijas bulvāris 3, LV-1050
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