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  • 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!
  • Tartu City Day 2016 – Opera Crosses Over

    On Tartu City Day opera will go and have a blast in the city! On June 29, opera soloists will leave their department in the oldest of Estonian theatres, that of Vanemuine Theatre, and join their forces with other artists for concerts in somewhat less expected places.
  • XIX Suure-Jaani Music Festival

    From June 17 to 23, festival dedicated to Kapp family will take place in Suure-Jaani. Traditional concerts are complemented by exhibition, musical church service and and lunch hours in the cafe Arturi Juures (At Arthur’s), where interpreters and composers perform music as well as speak about their work. The highlight of the festival has been the sunrise concert held at three o’clock at night on the Hüpassaare bog island.
  • Young Composers’ Lab: TREFFPUNKT at Sinilind

    Treffpunkt (Meeting Place) is an interdisciplinary contemporary art event, melted round table and audiovisual concert with new pieces by young composers, starting at 5.30 pm at café-cinema Sinilind. The idea of „Treffpunkt“ is to offer a meeting place or space and informal communication environment for the students of three higher education institutions and chosen schools awarded pupils together with the audience.
  • Nargenfestival start its 11th season

    The new season of Nargenfestival opens with the concert of Tõnu Kõrvits’s works from his newly released album „Mirror“ (ECM) which are performed by cello soloist Anja Lechner from Germany, singer Kadri Voorand, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste. The work presented by Tõnu Kaljuste at the second opening concert of the festival is one of the greatest achievements of Ludwig van Beethoven – „Missa solemnis“. On June 11 and 12, Cyrillus Kreek’s Days will take place in Haapsalu Dome Church once again.
  • Ülo Krigul and Maria Kõrvits were successful at the International Rostrum of Composers

    "Langedes ülespoole, taeva kaarjasse kaussi" ("falling up into the bowl of sky") by young Estonian composer Maria Kõrvits (b. 1987) achieved the first prize in the category of composers under 30 at the 63rd International Rostrum of Composers (IRC) held in Wroclaw, from May 16 to 21, 2016. Ülo Krigul’s "Vesi ise" for mixed choir and phonogram gained the 2nd place in the general category.
  • Concert series „Mozart & Pärt“ in Los Angeles

    In the course of May, several concerts connected with the music of Arvo Pärt take place in Walt Disney Concert Hall, the home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra is conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, four concerts will be given together with Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir.
  • U.S. premiere of Jonas Tarm’s „Refugee at Sea“

    „Refugee at Sea“, a work for string orchestra, will premiere in the United States on May 21 in New York City. It will be performed by the Camerata Notturna orchestra and conductor Kyle Ritenauer. The performance is May 21, 2016, at 2 p.m., Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church at Lincoln Center. The performance stems from Jonas’ winning of Camerata Notturna’s inaugural composition competition.

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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