The premiere of the opera-lecture "Mikhail and Mikhail Play Chess" will be held at the Latvian National Opera on March 12. Music - Kristaps Pētersons, libretto by Sergejs Timofejevs. The creative team behind the new production includes conductors Ainārs Rubiķis and Atvars Lakstīgala, Viesturs Meikšāns is the stage director.
Violinist Gidon Kremer and "Kremerata Baltica" chamber orchestra will perform the first concert in the "Born in Riga" concert series, dedicated to the European Capital of Culture status of the city, at "Ziemeļblāzma" cultural centre on March 7
Co-directors Jānis Rēdlihs and Maija Smildziņa, in their new documentary, have captured the essence of one of Latvia's cultural giants - Ilmārs Blumbergs.