This year, the World New Music Days festival, organised by the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM), will be held in New Zealand. Robert Jürjendal’s “Bells” and Tõnu Kõrvits’s “Stalker-Suite” were selected from submitted works and will be presented during the festival.
Pianist Kristi Kapten will be the soloist in the Ferenc Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 that she will perform together with the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra at the Estonia Concert Hall on Friday, January 9.
Estonian Music Information Centre is on winter vacation from December 21 till January 1. Orders will be fulfilled from January 2. Scores in PDF format paid with credit card appear into your mailbox automatically. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Between December 17 to 19, the Nordic Symphony Orchestra under Anu Tali will give concerts of film music in Tallinn, Tartu, and Pärnu. The programme includes popular themes from different film soundtracks.
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra named Olari Elts as its next Music Director and Chief Conductor
The Estonian National Symphony Orchestra has announced Olari Elts as the Music Director and Chief Conductor from the season 2020/2021. The current Chief Conductor Neeme Järvi will continue to work with ENSO as the Honorary Conductor for Life.
Tallinn String Quartet celebrates its 35th anniversary with concerts at the Tallinn Central Library, performing works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Tõnu Kõrvits and at the Kadriorg Palace, playing Beethoven and Franz Schubert.
On December 5 and 7, the saxophone quartet SaxEst will celebrate its 20th anniversary with concerts in Tartu and Laulasmaa. The programme will include music by Arvo Pärt, Tõnu Kõrvits, Galina Grigorjeva, Guy Lacour, Pedro Iturralde, and Siim Aimla.
The first prize of the 9th Estonian Piano Competition was shared between 16-year old Tähe-Lee Liiv from Estonia, and Mantas Šernius from Lithuania. The third prize went to Estonian Evita Lohu. The other finalists received finalist diplomas.