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For the third year in a row, the international event “World Jazz Festival 2016” will take place in Riga

31 May 2016  ·  ORDO Agency
On July 28 through 29, with the support of “ORDO Group”, the international “World Jazz Festival” will take place in Riga featuring the performances of worldwide jazz legends.

This year’s programme is comprised of three concerts. On July 28, the opening of the festival and a free concert will be held at Dome Square, however, performances by the worldwide jazz legends will take place at Splendid Palace on July 28 and at Arena Riga on July 29.

On July 28, the most popular Italian soul singer Mario Biondi – will perform at Splendid Palace. In the evening, Russian pianist Oleg Akkuratov will delight the audience with his performance.

It will be followed by the performances of the 11-year-old Russian singer and pianist Yaroslava Simonova, and, of course, the annual participant of the festival, saxophone player and one of the organizers of the event – Igor Butman.

On July 29, festival visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the performance of worldwide jazz legends –  trumpeter Hugh Masekela from South Africa and American pianist Bob James. 

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