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VOLMER AND FAUST. Arvo Volmer 60

Location: Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn
Time: 19:00

Estonian National Symphony Orchestra

Eduard Tubin. Symphony No. 11
Béla Bartók. Violin Concerto No. 2
Johannes Brahms. Symphony No. 2

Arvo Volmer, the former principal conductor of ERSO, will celebrate his 60th birthday this November. To celebrate, he will perform with ERSO Symphony No. 11, the last (unfinished) symphony by Tubin, and Symphony No. 2 by Brahms. Prominent violinist Isabelle Faust will solo in Violin Concerto No. 2 by Bartók. She has performed with some of the most prestigious orchestras in the world and won numerous awards for her recordings.

Arvo Volmer has been working with ERSO for years. They first performed together at the end of 1987 when the young conductor was still studying at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. In 1993, Volmer became the principal conductor of ERSO, focusing on the performance and recording of the symphonic music by Eduard Tubin. The concert programme includes Symphony No. 11, which ERSO has only performed with Volmer in 1988, 1990, 1996, and most recently in 2002.

Concert organiser ENSO

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