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Summertime - Inese Galante invites 2018

13.04.2018

The beautiful tradition in the resort town of Jurmala is still alive, and also this summer the visitors will be welcomed with a bright festival program.

The beautiful tradition in the resort town of Jurmala is still alive, and also this summer the visitors will be welcomed with a bright festival program.

The 14th international music festival Summertime - Inese Galante invites, which will take place from 9 to 12 and from 14 to 15 August, will once again become the culmination of this summer's concert season of Jurmala.

This time the festival is planned in a new, unprecedented musical mood to date, surprising the audience with unexpected interpretations of the compositions and unseen guests.

The motto "Classic, Jazz, and the Balkan Rock’n roll" reveals the program's festivities this year, where different genres and times of the world hits will reborn in the new and unexpected performances.

The festival's opening concert will feature a performance by the remarkable German singer and composer Tom Gaebel, who will perform songs from the legendary Frank Sinatra repertoire. Some songs will be played in a duet with the festival patroness - Inese Galante, the world's opera music star belonging to Riga.

The visitors of the festival „Summertime 2018 - invites Inese Galante” will have a unique opportunity to hear the world-rock hits of ”Nirvana”, ”Queen” and ”Led Zeppelin” in all their glory in the performance of the Russian legendary pianist - virtuoso Daniel Kremer and Anton Rumyantsev's jazz quartet.

A vivid event promises to be the concert of Goran Bregovic – the so called King of the Balkan Music. Bregovic's compositions are saturated with elements of the Balkan and Gypsy traditional music and a blend of wind instruments combined with juicy modern bass and musical rhythms. Being the author of Emir Kusturica’s film music, he in his concerts conjures up an incredible legendary world of film director.

Discovery for the visitors of the festival will be the Italian singer Giovanni Costello. The delightful voice owner, who is loved all over the world, will perform Italian hits and ballads, from the Caruso repertoire to the Celentano compositions, in his unique manner.

On August 15, at the end of the festival, the famous musical trio – “Trio Paris Royale” will perform with the outstanding soloist, violinist wunderkind Baptiste Pavlik, who delighted his excellency the Rome Pope Benedict XVI in the farewell concert in Vatican.

To the question - what makes the annual festival Summertime - Inese Galante invites special, it is definitely worth mentioning the place where it happens. The Dzintari Concert Hall is located almost on the seafront on the shores of the Gulf of Riga in the beautiful town Jurmala. Only in a less than a half-hour drive from Riga, and the rustle of pines and waves is welcomed and saying goodbye to every guest of the popular resort town.

Tickets are available here:  www.bilesuparadize.lv.