VIII Early Music Festival “VIVAT CURLANDIA!”

2023-07-15 - 2023-07-16

For already the seventh time, early music instruments, historical dress, opera by candlelight, superb medieval music groups from abroad and local early music practitioners will turn the Latvian town of Bauska into a place where one can see, hear and feel what everyday life was like for people in the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Early Baroque period through a vivid celebration of early music – the Vivat Curlandia! music and arts festival devoted to the time when the Kettler dynasty ruled in the Duchy of Courland and Semigallia.


The festival will feature 9 early music concerts over the course of two days, drawing hundreds of listeners to Bauska Castle, the Bauska Cultural Centre and the Bauska Church of the Holy Spirit. It will also host a children’s morning programme dedicated to early music instruments and the most-awaited event of the festival – historical opera performed by candlelight. In year 2023 it will be opera “Acis et Galatee” (1686) by Jean Baptiste Lully.


Tickets are available SIA "Biļešu paradīze" ticket offices