Riga Opera Festival, founded in 1998 as the first festival of its size and scale in Eastern Europe, it has already become a treasured tradition. The festival is highly anticipated by both Latvian audiences and opera-lovers from abroad, which form the majority of all Riga Opera Festival fans. Since 2022, the festival programme includes also ballet performances.



June 5, 6 p.m. - opera "Don Carlo" by Giuseppe Verdi

June 7, 7 p.m. - ballet "Antonija #Silmači" by Juris Karlsons

June 8, 7 p.m. - opera "L'elisir d'amore" by Gaetano Donizetti

June 9, 6 p.m. - ballet "La Fille mal gardée" by Louis Joseph Ferdinand Hérold

June 12, 7 p.m. - ballet "Nijinski" with music by Friderick Chopin and Claude Debussy

June 14, 7 p.m. - Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem"

June 15, 7 p.m. - ballet "Viy. The Nights of Horror" by Alexander Rodin

June 16, 6 p.m. - opera "L'elisir d'amore" by Gaetano Donizetti

June 19, 7 p.m. - opera "Faust" by Charles Gounod

June 20, 7 p.m. - Season's Gala Concert in Jelgava (open-air concert hall "Mītava")

June 21, 7 p.m. - Season's Gala Concert 


Tickets to the festival events are available at and LNO box office (Aspazijas bulvaris 3, Riga).