RIGA JAZZ STAGE 2017 Live Performance

Riga Jazz Stage is a unique annual event taking place in Riga, Latvia. It brings together jazz stars-to-be from all around the globe, which gives an opportunity for the audience to experience both the atmosphere of competition and elegance of jazz in yet unheard improvisations. This is a great opportunity for young jazz musicians to get in to the spotlight, discover own talents and present themselves at the international level.

During the Live Performance concert of Riga Jazz Stage 2017 audience will listen to the following contestants:

Anastasiya Volokitina (Russia), Camille Barbillon (France), Danil Zverkhanovsky (Ukraine), Elīza Baķe (Latvia), Ganna Gryniva (Ukraine), Giovanni Clemente (Italy), Ģirts Celmiņš (Latvia), Jānis Bērziņš (Latvia), Joanna Kucharczyk (Poland), Karl Madis Pennar (Estonia), Kārlis Mangulsons (Latvia), Kilian Sladek (Germany), Kotryna Juodzevičiūtė (Lithuania), Linards Šveklis (Latvia), Liselotte Östblom (Sweden), Luca Zennaro (Italy), Marco Oliveira (Portugal), Matīss Čudars (Latvia), Natalja Chareckaja (Lithuania), Peter Letovanec (Slovakia), Rihards Goba (Latvia), Shenel Johns (USA), Susanna Aleksandra Veldi (Estonia), Varvara Dmitrieva (Russia).

Ever since the contest was founded in 2004 more than 160 musicians from 23 countries has been participating in it! Many of contestants have continued their journey to the world of jazz music, and became popular musicians.

In 2016 contests’ Grand Prix in category Jazz Vocal went to Erik Leuthäuser (Germany), but Jazz Trombone category winner has been Robinson Khoury from France.


Learn more about Riga Jazz Stage on the Official webpage: rigajazz.lv

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