Age Veeroos

WORKS FOR THE STAGE

Operas

  • Text and direction: Korneel Hamers, scenography: Julia Rommel, video: Julian Bergheim
    Opera
    2011
    soprano, tenor, flute, oboe, saxophone, double bass
    Fp: Celine Hänni (sopran), Andres Köster (tenor), Richard Craig (flute), Riivo Kallasmaa (oboe), Jandra Puusepp (saxophone), Tammo Sumera (sound engineer), Roomet Jakapi (Sprechstimme), Taavi Kull (conductor); April 21, 2011, Kesselhaud, Berlin
    Distributer: EMIC AV 004
  • short opera in three scenes
    2008
    30'
    12 soloists, flute, oboe, clarinet, violin, viola, double bass, percussion
    Libretto: Age Hirv after Agust Gailit's short story
    Fp: Geraldine Casanova, Tui Hirv, Kristel Jõesaar, Siiri Koel, Sirje Vasmann, Helen Nairismägi, Ülle Pootsmaa, Ivo Onton, Aivar Kaseste, Aare Kodasma, Jie Bai, Xiacoon Su, Ensemble of Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, conductor Risto Joost; May 5, 2008, Kanuti Guild Hall, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
    Distributer: EMIC AV 008
    Manuscript

WORKS FOR ORCHESTRA

Works for symphony orchestra

  • 2018
    8'
    symphony orchestra: 3333, 4331, 1+3, harp, celesta, strings
    Fp: Estonian National Symphony orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; April 13, 2018, Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT(S) AND ORCHESTRA

  • Echo [Kaja]
    2004

    2 oboes, 2 bongos, 2 violins, oud, string orchestra

Works for oboe and orchestra

  • Wind [Tuul]
    2008
    oboe, string orchestra
    Fp: Ingely Laiv (oboe), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; January 29, 2009, Tallinn Blackheads’ Brotherhood House
    Commissioned by: Tallinn Music High School
    CD "... kuidas noored muusikud avastasid uut eesti muusikat, vol. 1", Eesti Raadio, Tallinna Muusikakeskkool (2014); Ingely Laiv (oboe), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Mikk Murdvee

Works for other instrument and orchestra

  • 2004
    11'
    harpsichord, string orchestra
    Fp: Petteri Pitko (harpsichord), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost; April 18, 2004, Tallinn Methodist Church, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    CD "Estonian Composers (IV). Risto Joost", Estonian Public Broadcasting (2010); Virgo Veldi (saxophone), Ene Nael (portative organ), Risto Joost (counter-tenor), Jaan Varts (electric guitar), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Monika Mattiesen (flute), Petteri Pitko (harpsichord), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Vox Clamantis, artistic director Jaan-Eik Tulve, conductor Risto Joost

WORKS FOR ENSEMBLE

Duos

  • Doppelgänger
    2012
    2 harspichords
    Fp: Kristiina Are and Ene Nael; July 26, 2012, "Paolo Toschi" Art Accademy, Parma, Italy, Third International Contemporary Harpsichord Festival "Procembalo 2012"
    Distributer: EMIC AV 003
  • 2005
    8'
    soprano saxophone, piano
    Fp: Ivo Lille (soprano saxophone), Jorma Toots (piano); April 11, 2005, Estonian Academy of Music, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival

Trios

  • Chills [Külmking]
    2019
    6'
    kannel, harp, harpsichord
    Fp: Ensemble Una Corda; February 10, 2019, Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn

String quartets

  • Drouth [Põud]
    2005
    4'
    string quartet
    Fp: Arditti Quartet; July 20, 2005, Salle d´Esplanade, Arsenal, Metz
    Distributer: EMIC AV 005
    Manuscript

Quintets

  • Dolor
    2003
    6'
    flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, cello
    Fp: NYYD Ensemble; October 3, 2003, Autumn Festival of the Estonian Academy of Music

Sextets

  • Hemera
    2015
    flute, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion, piano
    Fp: Ensemble U:; May 28, 2015, Tartu St. John's Church, Estonian Composers' Festival
  • 2007
    flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion
    Fp: Ensemble U:; October 14, 2007, Kanuti Guild Hall, Tallinn, festival "Nyyd"
    Manuscript

Works for large ensemble (8+)

  • 2015
    8'
    flute, trombone, piano, percussion, 2 violins, cello, double bass
    Fp: Ensemble Sepia; April 11, 2015, Tallinn Secondary Science School
  • Quietude with Empty Swing [Vaikelu tühja kiigega]
    2014
    flute, French horn, trumpet, percussion, piano, violin, viola, cello, live electronics
    Fp: Leonora Palu (flute), Vigo Uusmäe (French horn), Aarne Ots (trumpet), Vambola Krigul (percussion), Age Juurikas (piano), Kaija Lukas (violin), Andres Kaljuste (viola), Kristjan Plink (cello), Tammo Sumera (electronics), conductor Andrus Kallastu; June 7, 2014, Tartu St. John's Church, Estonian Composers' Festival
  • Prelude for the song “Die Nebensonnen” (from the song cycle “Winterreise” by Franz Schubert)
    2005

    flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass
    Fp: Leipziger Sinfonietta, conductor Johannes Harneit; May 27, 2005, Berlin Philharmony Hall
    Commissioned by: Kulturjahr der Zehn
  • Relief [Reljeef]
    2002
    8'
    flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, 2 violins, viola, cello
    Fp: NYYD Ensemble, conductor Olari Elts; October 13, 2002, Autumn Festival of the Estonian Academy of Music

WORKS FOR SOLO INSTRUMENT

Works for bassoon

  • Amphora
    2015
    bassoon
    Fp: Peeter Sarapuu (bassoon); October 29, 2015, Tallinn, The Great Guild Hall

Works for saxophone

  • Threnody [Itk]
    2002

    soprano saxophone
    Fp: Ivo Lille (soprano saxophone); March 23, 2002, Estonian National Opera´s Winter Garden

Works for violin

  • 2003

    violin
    Fp: Harry Traksmann (violin); April 7, 2004, Estonian Academy of Music, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival

Works for piano

  • Horizon [Silmapiir]
    2010
    3'
    piano
    Fp: November 26, 2010; Tallinn Music High School, Robert Schumann Competition for Young Pianists
    Distributer: EMIC AV 006
  • Sul tasto
    2008
    10'
    piano
    Fp: Mihkel Poll (piano); April 6, 2008, Tallinn Town Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival
    Manuscript

Works for organ

  • Fragment
    2009
    organ
    Fp: Jan Lehtola; April 19, 2009, Tallinn St. Nicholas's Church, Estonian Music Days Festival 2009
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days Festival 2009

VOCAL AND CHORAL MUSIC

Works for mixed choir and orchestra

  • Psalmodia [Psalmodia]
    2002
    12´
    soprano, mixed choir, symphony orchestra: 2222, 2220, percussion, harp, strings
    Text: psalmid (saksa keeles)
    Fp: Monika Mauch (soprano), University of Tübingen choir and orchestra, conductor Tobias Hillier; July 5, 2002, University of Tübingen, 525th anniversary of University of Tübingen
    Commissioned by: University of Tübingen

Works for voice(s) and piano

  • There Are No Dreams [Ei ole ulmi]
    2013
    soprano, piano
    Text: Ilmar Laaban
    Fp: Kai Kallastu (soprano), Andrus Kallastu (piano); May 11, 2013, Pärnu St. Elizabeth Church
    Distributer: EMIC AV 007

Works for voice(s) and other instrument(s)

  • 2006

    mezzo soprano, alto flute, cello, Estonian zither (kannel)
    Text: Irving Layton (in English)
    Fp: Ensemble Resonabilis: Iris Oja (mezzo soprano), Tarmo Johannes (flute), Aare Tammesalu (cello), Kristi Mühling (kannel); May 11, 2006, KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn
    Commissioned by: Ansambel Resonabilis
    CD "Contemporary chamber and solo music for kannel", Kristi Mühling (2009). Ensemble Resonabilis: Kristi Mühling (kannel), Iris Oja (voice), Tarmo Johannes (flute), Aare Tammesalu (cello)
  • 1. Les jours raccourcissent
    2. Il pleut
    3. Berceuse de la petite servante
    2006
    10'
    soprano, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion, piano
    Text: Jacques Roubaud, Guillaume Apollinaire, Max Jacob (in French)
    Fp: Ensemble Aleph; March 27, 2006, Viljandi Culture Academy, March 28, 2006, Kanuti Guild Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Commissioned by: Ensemble Aleph
    Manuscript
  • Chant de nuit
    2003
    3'
    soprano, mezzo soprano, flute, clarinet, harpsichord
    Text: Jacques Roubaud (in French)
  • Loss of Oneself [Enesekaotus]
    2002
    6'
    mezzo soprano, alto flute
    Text: based on poems by Ilmar Laaban (in Estonian)
    Fp: Iris Oja (mezzo soprano), Tarmo Johannes (alto flute); October 13, 2002, Autumn Festival of the Estonian Academy of Music
    Manuscript

Works for mixed choir a cappella

  • Solitude
    2014
    7'
    mixed choir
    Text: Irving Layton (poem "If I lie still")
  • There Are No Dreams [Ei ole ulmi]
    2013
    4'
    mixed choir
    Text: Ilmar Laaban
    Fp: Chamber choir Collegium Musicale, conductor Endrik Üksvärav; March 31, 2013, Tallinn House of Brotherhood of Black Heads
    Commissioned by: Estonian Choral Association, Estonian Composers' Union
    CD "New Estonian Choral Music 2013", Estonian Choral Association (2013); Chamber Choir Collegium Musicale, conductor Endrik Üksvärav
    Publisher: Estonian Music Foundation
    Distributer: EMIC EMF 013
  • 2005
    8'
    mixed choir
    Fp: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, conductor Paul Hillier; April 10, 2005, Estonia Concert Hall, Estonian Music Days Festival
    Manuscript

ELECTRONIC, ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC AND MULTIMEDIA WORKS

  • Schattenseele
    2019
    violin, electronics
    Fp: George Kentros (violin), Mattias Petersson (electronics); May 4, 2019, Estonian Academy of Arts, World Music Days 2019
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Days/World Music Days
  • The Matter [Mateeria]
    2017
    15'
    double bass, electronics
    Fp: Jaanus Siniväli (double bass), Age Veeroos (electronics); October 30, 2017, Tallinn, Vaba Lava, International Contemporary Music Festival Afekt
  • Boomerang
    2004/2006
    10´
    piano, phonogram
    Fp: Birke Bertelsmeier (piano), Thomas Troge (electronics); June 26, 2006, Karlsruhe Higher Music School

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN

Instrumental works for children

  • Rainbow [Vikerkaar]
    2004

    piano in four hands
    Fp: Vladima Jeremjan (piano), Daniil Tishtshinko (piano); May 7, 2004, Karksi-Nuia High School, Estonia
    Commissioned by: Estonian Music Information Centre
    CD "For My Little Sister", Tallinn Music High School, EMIC, ERR (2008); Kärt Ruubel, Jaan Ots
    Publisher: Estonian Music Information Centre
    Distributer: EMIC AV 001
    Manuscript
  • Three Faces of the Day [Päeva kolm palet]
    1. Morning
    2. Midday
    3. Twilight
    2000
    piano
    Distributer: EMIC AV 002

ORCHESTRATIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS

  • Aliide Breaks Down in front of Zara [Aliide murdub Zara ees]
    Arrangement of fragment from Jüri Reinvere's opera "Purge" 2nd act
    2015
    6'
    flute, piano, string quartet, vocal ensemble (8 singers)
    Fp: Heli Veskus (Aliide), Leonora Palu (flute), Diana Liiv (piano), String Quartet Odysseus, Collegium Musicale vocal ensemble, conductor Toomas Vavilov; March 2, 2015, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
  • Aliide Shuts Hans's Air Hatches [Aliide sulgeb Hansu õhuluugid]
    Arrangement of fragment from Jüri Reinvere's opera "Purge" 2nd act
    2015
    8'
    flute, piano, string quartet, vocal ensemble (8 singers)
    Fp: Heli Veskus (Aliide) and Andres Köster (Hans), Leonora Palu (flute), Diana Liiv (piano), String Quartet Odysseus, Collegium Musicale vocal ensemble, conductor Toomas Vavilov; March 2, 2015, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
  • Norilsk, the Daffodils [Norilsk. Taevased nartsissid]
    Arrangement of Jüri Reinvere's orchestral piece
    2015
    12'
    flute, piano, string quartet
    Fp: Leonora Palu (flute), Diana Liiv (piano), String Quartet Odysseus, Maija Kaunismaa (reader), conductor Toomas Vavilov; March 2, 2015, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn