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  • International Contemporary Music Festival Afekt

    From October 19 to 26, international contemporary music festival Afekt takes place in Tallinn and Tartu. Afekt offers the premium opportunity to listen new works by Estonian and foreign composers performed by internationally and domestically acknowledged collectives. Program includes premieres of works by Lauri Jõeleht, Monika Mattiesen, Toivo Tulev, Elo Masing, Liisa Hirsch, Oxana Omelchuk, Asta Hyvärinen, Malin Bång and Rei Munakata. Among performers there are Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn New Music Ensemble, Klangforum Wien (Austria), Ensemble Adapter (Germany), Defunensemble (Finland), Curious Chamber Players (Sweden) and others.
  • Ensemble U: at the Venice Biennale

    Ensemble U: (Tarmo Johannes - flute, Helena Tuuling - clarinet, Merje Roomere - violin, Levi-Danel Mägila - cello, Vambola Krigul - percussion, Taavi Kerikmäe - piano) will perform at the Biennale Musica of the Venice Biennale. Before the concert in Venice, Ensemble U: appears twice on the stage in Palermo as well.
  • Annual Awards of the Estonian Music Council and the Cultural Endowment of Estonia

    On October 1, International Music Day, the laureates of music awards of the year 2016 were announced. Ceremony took place in Kumu Art Museum with the concert of Tallinn Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Risto Joost. Laureates of the Estonian Music Council Music Prizes are Ülo Krigul, Vello Pähn and Tiina Mattisen.
  • Estonia celebrates the International Music Day

    On the 1st of October, the Estonian Music Council organizes the program of over 150 free concerts that take place all over Estonia. Music Day culminates with Music Awards Ceremony in KUMU Art Musem, which is broadcasted live on ETV.
  • Festival „Mirror in the Mirror“ in Moscow

    From September 25 to October 10, music festival „Zerkalo v zerkale“ („Mirror in the Mirror“) will take place in Moscow. Festival that was set up for the first time in 2015 in the honour of the 80th anniversary of Arvo Pärt, focuses this year on the overview of composers from Baltic countries sharing common aesthetics. The guest composer will be Galina Grigorjeva from Estonia.
  • The presentation of CD of Arvo Pärt by Vox Clamantis in New York

    Record label ECM has released Arvo Pärt’s author’s CD „The Deer’s Cry“ with the vocal music of Arvo Pärt performed by ensemble Vox Clamantis and its conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve. Presentation concerts of this CD took place in Estonia last week within the festival Arvo Pärt Days. On September 18, presentation will take place also in New York St. Francis Xavier Church marking at the same time the final visit of the President of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, to the United States.
  • Arvo Pärt Days to begin on Friday

    Arvo Pärt Days organized by Nargenfestival and its artistic director Tõnu Kaljuste offers concerts in Tallinn, Tartu, Paide and Rakvere with programs of latest and early works by Arvo Pärt. Performers are the best collectives of Estonia: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, ensembles Vox Clamantis and YXUS, Estonian National Opera Boys’ Choir and chamber choir Voces Musicales.
  • The premiere of Elis Vesik's work in Arnold Schönberg Centre

    On August 25, the world premiere of "To Become a Tree" by young composer Elis Vesik will take place in the prestigious Arnold Schönberg Centre in Vienna. The work for piano, flute, clarinet, violin and cello is performed by Belgian contemporary music ensemble Fractales.
  • Erkki-Sven Tüür is a Composer-in-Residence at Moritzburg Festival

    Erkki-Sven Tüür is a Composer-in-Residence at Moritzburg Festival that takes place from August 6 to 21 in Germany. Programme known by now presents Tüür’s works at three concerts. „Fata Morgana“ for piano trio in Moritzburg Lutheran Church on August 13, String Quartet No. 2 „Lost Prayers“ in Moritzburg Castle on August 16, and „Prints“ for flute and harp in Moritzburg Castle on August 17.
  • Estonian Music Information Centre is on summer vacation

    Estonian Music Information Centre is on summer vacation until the 31st of July. Find the concerts in July from our Calendar of Music Events. Have a wonderful summer!

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Kõrvits, Tõnu
Kreek’s Notebook, for mixed choir and string orchestra
Grigorjeva, Galina
In Paradisum, for mixed choir
Rannap, Rein
Piano Music, for piano
Uusberg, Pärt
Õhtu ilu (Beauty of the Evening), for mixed choir