Sinfonietta Riga started in summer of 2006. It is a full time job for every musician and fully supported by the Ministry of Culture. The Sinfonietta fast became one of the leading chamber orchestras in Nordic region. In their second season orchestra received four nominations for Latvian Great Music Prize. Sinfonietta Riga calls itself “a multi-functional laboratory”, performing music from the Baroque to the newest of Latvian avant-garde music and always willing to engage in non-academic experiments and cross-over projects.