RIGA RICHARD WAGNER
I have set myself a goal – to restore to life the former Riga Opera Theater where Richard Wagner used to work. To restore the hall which inspired Wagner to have several marvelous ideas which he later put to use in developing his opera theater in Bayreuth.
– Maris Gailis
GOALS OF THE RIGA
RICHARD WAGNER SOCIETY
The founding members of the society include Egīls Siliņš, opera singer. Māris Gailis, former Prime Minister, founder of Žanis Lipke Museum, experienced real estate developer and entrepreneur. Māris Krastiņš, government employee, MP of two parliament convocations and other prominent members of society.