Don Giovanni and The Queen of Spades

Riga Opera Festival June 2020


Operas Abroad is pleased to present this group tour from our colleagues at Vamos Travel Ltd.

The Riga Opera Festival is a popular one and it is used by the Latvian National Opera to showcase its best productions of the year. The initiative for this trip comes from the Music Club of London. If you would like to join them on this tour, it is necessary for at least one person out of two to become a member. The fee is £25 and there are no obligations.


There will be two operas, Don Giovanni and The Queen of Spades at the Latvian National Opera House and a performance of the Verdi Requiem. The tour is exclusively for members of The Music Club of London, but any member may bring one guest. The group will stay at the 4* Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel, just 9 minute’s pleasant walk from the Opera House.

The programme for the visit is:

Wednesday 10th June: Depart Gatwick 0925, arrive Riga 1405   |   Welcome dinner

Thursday 11th June: Walking tour of Riga with a local guide   |    Don Giovanni

Friday 12th June: Day excursion to ‘Rundale’ Palace with lunch included
Friday 12th June: The Queen of Spades

Saturday 13th June: Back stage tour of the Opera House with a glass of sparkling wine

Sunday 14th June: The Verdi Requiem

Monday 15th June:  Depart Riga 1550, arrive Gatwick 1640.

The price is £1405 per person sharing a twin room, and £1580 for single travellers. The price includes air fares and taxes, transfers between the airport and the hotel in Riga, bed and breakfast accommodation in twin bedded rooms at the hotel, best tickets at the opera and concert, the gala dinner, city walking tour and the backstage tour at the opera house.


To reserve a place a deposit of £500 per person is required no later than 30th Jan 2020 and the final payment by 10th April 2020. Deposits are ‘non-refundable’ as flights & opera tickets will need to be secured.


To book please complete the booking form and return it to Vamos Travel via email or by post to the address shown and (preferably) make a bank transfer for the deposit to them, or alternatively telephone Brett Smith on 01926 330223 to make a payment via credit card or enclose a cheque with your booking form. [Vamos Travel, Pure Offices, no.75, Plato Close, Tachbrook Park, Leamington Spa, CV346WE]


All application forms and deposits must be received by Vamos Travel by 30th January 2020