Calendar of Music Events


ERSO on Saaremaa

Triin Ruubel (violin), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Olari Elts. Programme: Sumera, Mendelssohn, Dvořák

Chœur de l’Orchestre de Paris. "Forgotten Peoples"

Veljo Tormis' choral cycle "Forgotten Peoples" will be performed by Chœur de l’Orchestre de Paris in Tartu. Tormis’ cycle includes three parts in the repertoire: “Izhorian Epic”, “Votic Wedding Songs” and “Ingrian Evenings”. Ingrid Mänd will conduct the choir who will sing in Vadja and Isuri languages and in the Ingrian Finnish dialect.

Tartu 2024 Song and Dance Celebration: Worship service “Su üle Jumal valvaku”

The opening worship service for the Tartu Song and Dance Celebration week takes place at St. Mary’s Church.

Tartu 2024 Song and Dance Celebration. Tartu Dance Celebration "Juure juures"

Tartu Dance Celebration is about finding and valuing your roots, and about the bond between children and their ancestors.

Poska Conducts Beethoven 8

Ivan Karizna (cello), Flanders Symphony Orchestra, Kristiina Poska (conductor)

Tartu 2024 Song and Dance Celebration. Tartu Dance Celebration "Juure juures"

Tartu Dance Celebration is about finding and valuing your roots, and about the bond between children and their ancestors.

Mendelssohn´s Italian Symphony

Ariel Lanyi (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Olari Elts (conductor)

Paavo Järvi & G. Kancheli Tbilisi Youth Orchestra

Gia Kancheli Tbilisi Youth Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (conductor), including Musicians from the University of Alabama and the Georgian Philharmonic Orchestra

Tartu 2024 Song and Dance Celebration. St. Mary’s Church concert “Rohkest õnnista”

Midweek during the Song and Dance Celebration is for beautiful and moving chamber music at the song celebration church.

Tartu 2024 Song and Dance Celebration. Night music concert “Sull´ truuiks surmani”

A night music concert at Raadi Cemetery bows down to the people who have lived, sung, and created here before us.

Tartu 2024 Song and Dance Celebration. Choral concert-performance “Mul kõige armsam”

What is love? Who or what is beloved? How can we find the important things? How can we find meaning? Director Priit Strandberg and Tartu Song Festival artistic director Küllike Joosing create together with actors and singers a performance that talks about the most important thing we long for from birth to death.

Poska Conducts Beethoven 8

Ivan Karizna (cello), Flanders Symphony Orchestra, Kristiina Poska (conductor)

Pärnu International Organ Festival: Birdsong, Messiaen and Mathematics

Ormar Maidre Aarvik (violin), Jostein Aarvik (organ, Norway). Programme: O. Messiaen, E. Grieg. R. Vaughan Williams, R. Bakke

Tartu 2024 Song and Dance Celebration. Choral concert-performance “Mul kõige armsam”

What is love? Who or what is beloved? How can we find the important things? How can we find meaning? Director Priit Strandberg and Tartu Song Festival artistic director Küllike Joosing create together with actors and singers a performance that talks about the most important thing we long for from birth to death.

Tartu 2024 Song and Dance Celebration. Tartu Song Celebration “Õnn ja rõõm”

Tartu 2024 Song and Dance Celebration week culminates with the Tartu Song Celebration on the themes of joy and happiness.

Poska Conducts Beethoven 8

Ivan Karizna (cello), Flanders Symphony Orchestra, Kristiina Poska (conductor)

Poska Conducts Beethoven 8

Ivan Karizna (cello), Flanders Symphony Orchestra, Kristiina Poska (conductor)

7. Sinfoniekonzert

Anna-Liisa Bezrodny (violin), Jan-Erik Gustafsson (cello), Niederrheinische Sinfoniker, Mihkel Kütson (conductor)

Kronberg Academy: MITTWOCHSKONZERT (Sarah Jégou-Sageman - Childhood's Impressions)

Sarah Jégou-Sageman (violin), Hans Christian Aavik (violin), Weronika Dziadek (viola), LiLa (cello), Martina Consonni (piano)

7. Sinfoniekonzert

Anna-Liisa Bezrodny (violin), Jan-Erik Gustafsson (cello), Niederrheinische Sinfoniker, Mihkel Kütson (conductor)

7. Sinfoniekonzert

Anna-Liisa Bezrodny (violin), Jan-Erik Gustafsson (cello), Niederrheinische Sinfoniker, Mihkel Kütson (conductor)

Chruch Day and Sacred Song Festival: The concert of three choirs

At the concert there will perform three choirs: from Estonia the mixed choir of church musicians of the EELC named KOSK, from German the mixed choir of the Kreiskantorei Hofgeismar-Wolfhagen and from Norwegia the Stavanger Symphony Choir. This will bring together around 140 singers. Each choir will perform sacred choral music from their own country.

Haapsalu White Nights Music Festival: Musical Moment

Andres Kaljuste (violin), Sophia Rahman (piano). Programme: Violin and piano music by Heino Eller

Chruch Day and Sacred Song Festival:. The Concert of Ambient music

The concert will be given by Meelis-Lauri Erikson and Tarmo Linnas, both practitioners of electronic ambient music, and lutheran pastors. It is meditative music that is therapeutically balanced and relaxing.

Haapsalu White Nights Music Festival: Sina oled valgus ja hommik

Latvian Radio Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost. Program: Tõnu Kõrvits „Sina oled valgus ja hommik“ / „Sei la luce e il mattino“

Celebration of Eduard Tubin’s anniversaries

On June 28, 2024, starting at 5 p.m., we will celebrate Eduard Tubin's 119th birthday, the museum's 13th birthday, and the 100th anniversary of the composer's conducting debut.

Concerti Brillanti II

Hans Christian Aavik (violin), Sào Soulez Larivière (viola), Sebastian Fritsch (cello), Manuel Lipstein (cello), Edward Luengo (cello), Philipp Schupelius (cello), Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn (Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn)

Haapsalu White Nights Music Festival: Meeting Paths

Marianne Leibur, Joel Rasmus Remmel (keyboards). Programme: Estonian jazz classics and music by Marianne Leibur

Pärnu International Organ Festival: Limping Rhythm Algorithms

Luana Lourenco Gundersen (flute & piccolo, Portugal), Ines Maidre (organ). Programme: G.F. Sances, P. Bruna, J.L. Krebs, J. Alain, E. Carrapatoso, V. Ojakäär, H.-A. Stamm

7. Sinfoniekonzert

Anna-Liisa Bezrodny (violin), Jan-Erik Gustafsson (cello), Niederrheinische Sinfoniker, Mihkel Kütson (conductor)

Chruch Day and Sacred Song Festival: Triskele

Tarmo Tabas - vocals, Ergo-Hart Västrik - vocals, Heikki-Rein Veromann - flutes, bagpipes, jaw harp, vocals, Toivo Sõmer - lute, oud, zithers, vocals, Janno Mäe - percussion, bells, zither, vocals.

Haapsalu White Nights Music Festival: The Moorland Elegies

Voces Tallinn, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost. Programme: Tõnu Kõrvits. „Lageda laulud“ / „The Moorland Elegies“

Chruch Day and Sacred Song Festival: Song of praise

At this concert we can listen to the works of Rudolf Tobias performed by three choirs: the mixed choir "Laudate Dominum" of the Tallinn Dome Cathedral, the chamber choir of the St. Jacob's congregation in Viimsi and the chamber choir of the Central Pori congregations in Finland.

Haapsalu White Nights Music Festival: Night Concert. Holger Marjamaa trio

Programme of original music by Holger Marjamaa, American jazz standards

Haapsalu White Nights Music Festival: Free promenade concert

Haapsalu White Nights Music Festival: Discussion circle Rannap-Grünberg-Kõrvits

Sacred Song Festival “Joy to the World”

The Sacred Song Festival will bring together around 1,600 singers and instrumentalists from Estonia and elsewhere in Europe to praise and glorify God with sacred choral and brass music. There will be children's choirs, women's choirs, mixed choirs and brass bands. Both older and newer Estonian choral music will be performed.

Haapsalu White Nights Music Festival: Rannap and National Male Choir

Timeless songs of Rein Rannap have been loved by the audience for the past fifty years. We can enjoy the fresher look of selected songs performed by the Estonian National Male Choir. The music of Rein Rannap was arranged by Siim Aimla, Kuldar Schüts and Riivo Jõgi.

SCRAPYARD - Summer Edition (feat. Dizlerim Küpsis)

Ensemble for New Music Tallinn, Dizlerim Küpsis

Chruch Day and Sacred Song Festival: The concert of the ensemble “6hunesseq”

Greta Liisa Grünberg - vocals, hiiu zither, percussion, Marion Selgall - vocals, Maria Mänd - vocals, hiiu zither, violin, Kaisa Kuslapuu - organ. The ensemble brings together four young women who play and sing sacred folk music in their own settings.

Haapsalu White Nights Music Festival: The Sound of Wings

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Risto Joost. Program: Tõnu Kõrvits „Tiibade hääl“ („The Sound of Wings“)

Haapsalu White Nights Music Festival: Music from Sven Grünberg´s albums HINGUS and OM

Estonian Electronic Music Society Ensemble

Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester

Conductor Kristiina Poska. Program: Tüür, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky

Haapsalu White Nights Music Festival: Concert for children SIPSIK

Anna Smirnova (piano), Anu Lamp (text), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Rasmus Puur

Haapsalu White Nights Music Festival: Letters from Konrad Mägi

The letters are read by Helvin Kaljula, Kristjan Üksküla, Erik Richard Salumäe, Andri Luup. The string quartet of students of Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. Director Ott Aardam, composer Georg Jakob Salumäe.

Rapla Church Music Festival. OPENING CONCERT - LET'S SING PRAISE!

Girls' Choir Ellerhein, Duo ObSolute. Program: Kreek, Kõrvits, Uusberg, Debussy, Mäntyjärvi and others

Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester

Conductor Kristiina Poska. Program: Tüür, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky

Rapla Church Music Festival. MIRACLES OF SAINT MARY

Early music ensemble Rondellus. Program: Cantigas de Santa Maria (Songs of Mary from 13th century Spain)

Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester

Conductor Kristiina Poska. Program: Tüür, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky

Robert Traksmann (violin) and Kadri Toomoja (organ)

Robert Traksmann (violin) and Kadri Toomoja (organ). Program: Johann Sebastian Bach, Ester Mägi

Festival Glasperlenspiel. ENTRÉE FESTIVE

Hans Christian Aavik (violin), Glasperlenspiel Sinfonietta, concertmaster Arvo Leibur, Maestro Neeme Järvi. Programme: Haydn, “Turkish” Mozart, Albinoni

Rapla Church Music Festival. OWN AND STRANGERS​

Singer and poet Lembe Lokk

Pärnu Opera Days. Gaetano Donizetti "La fille du régiment"

Soloists, opera choir and symphony orchestra of Klaipėda State Music Theatre

Four Watercolours

Triin Ruubel (violin), Kärt Ruubel (piano). Programmed among others are Tõnu Kõrvits and Heino Eller

Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau: Norden. Osten.

Minguet Quartett. Programme: Reinvere (premiere), Beethoven

Festival Glasperlenspiel. NOON MUSIC HOUR – Recordings versus live

Micro-concert, Arvo Pärt & Tähe-Lee Liiv, Johann Sebastian Bach & Andres Mustonen, Robert Schumann & Tallinn String Quartet, signature hour, surprises, gifts

Festival Glasperlenspiel. MAESTRO’S PIROUETTES

Gidon Kremer (violin), Stathis Karapanos (flute, conductor, Greece), Kremerata Baltica. Programme: Vivaldi, Beethoven, Schubert, Bacewicz, Gubaidulina

Pärnu Opera Days. Bronius Kutavičius "The Bear"

Soloists, opera choir and symphony orchestra of Klaipėda State Music Theatre

Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau: Süden. Westen.

Minguet Quartett. Programme: Reinvere, Beethoven. Brahms

Festival Glasperlenspiel. OUT OF THE SHADOWS

Ben Vonberg-Clark (tenor, UK), Jonathan Eyers (baritone, UK), Nigel Foster (piano, UK). Programme: Robert Hugill

Festival Glasperlenspiel. BAROQUE MEETS THE MIDDLE EAST

Avventura Barocca (Switzerland), Maya Amir (mezzo-soprano, Israel), featuring Andres Mustonen. Programme: Strozzi, Monteverdi, anonymous, Sartori, traditional, Lully, Itri, Ali Ufkî Bey, Wahab, Corelli

Rapla Church Music Festival. GLASS BEAD GAME SINFONIETTA

Glass Bead Gamer Sifonietta, ​concert master Arvo Leibur, soloist Hans Christian Aavik (violin), conductor Henri Christofer Aavik. Program: Haydn, Mozart, Boccherini

Pärnu Opera Days. Opera Gala

Soloists, opera choir and symphony orchestra of Klaipėda State Music Theatre

Festival Glasperlenspiel. BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

Vox Clamantis, artistic director and conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve. Programme: Gregorian chant, Tournai mass, Guillaume de Machaut

Festival Glasperlenspiel. FROM SETOLAND

Ethno group Zetod

Festival Glasperlenspiel. BAROQUE MEETS THE MIDDLE EAST

Avventura Barocca (Switzerland), Maya Amir (mezzo-soprano, Israel), featuring Andres Mustonen. Programme: Strozzi, Monteverdi, anonymous, Sartori, traditional, Lully, Itri, Ali Ufkî Bey, Wahab, Corelli

Rapla Church Music Festival. SUMMER EVENING SOUNDS

Virgo Veldi (saxophone), Jaan Ots (piano). Program: Schubert, Eespere, Piazzolla and others

Festival Glasperlenspiel. FROM SPAIN AND PRUSSIA WITH LOVE

String quartet Quatuor Akilone (France). Programme: Boccherini, Mozart, Haydn, Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga

Festival Glasperlenspiel. ESTONIAN SOIL AND ESTONIAN HEART

Estonian National Male Choir, Rein Rannap (piano), conductor Mikk Üleoja. Songs by Rein Rannap

Festival Glasperlenspiel. CASTILLO INTERIOR

The New Baltic Sound Quartet (Lithuania / Latvia). Programme: Pärt, Vasks, Beethoven-Vähi, Narvilaitė (premiere), Miliūnaitė

Festival Glasperlenspiel. MUSICAL CHESS

Dovilė Kazonaitė (soprano), Robertas Beinaris (oboe, conductor), Ramunė Grakauskaitė (violin), Inga Kuizinaitė (violin), Mykyta Nekh (violin, Ukraine), chamber orchestra Musica Humana (Lithuania). Programme: Vivaldi, Mozart, Grieg, Sibelius, Copland, Piazzolla, Čiurlionis

Rapla Church Music Festival. WONDERFUL BELL RINGING

Inna Lai (handbells), Pille Metsson (piano). Program: Purcell, Saint-Saëns, Pärt, Sibelius and others

Kristel Aer (organ)

Kristel Aer (organ). Program: Bach, Rheinberger, Kõrvits, Grison

Rapla Church Music Festival. OUR PRAYERS FOR WORLD PEACE

Latvian Mixed Choir Daugava, conductors Jevgeņijs Ustinskovs, Alīna Lapinska and Arturs Saveļjevs. The program includes sacred music by European composers​.

English Mood

Maria Listra (soprano), Hortus Musicus

Rapla Church Music Festival. BAROQUE PEARLS

Andres Mustonen (violin), Imbi Tarum (harpsichord). Program: Bach, Biber, Buxtehude and others

Goodbye, My Love!

Hortus Musicus

The Golden Age of Spain

Hortus Musicus

Rapla Church Music Festival. OPERA GALA

Rapla International Summer Academy singers. The program includes well-known arias, solo songs etc.

In memoriam Ivo Sillamaa

Hortus Musicus

Rapla Church Music Festival. LIGHT IN THE SHADOWS ​

Maarjamaa Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, Karmen Puis (mezzo-soprano), Germán Gholami, (tenor, Spain), Tadas Motiečius (accordion, Lithuania), Evelin Uue (cello), conductor Lilyan Kaiv. Program: Schönberg, Saint-Saëns, Bacalov

Musical Moment

Andres Kaljuste (violin), Sophia Rahman (piano). Program: violin and piano music by Heino Eller

Organ Night and Aria Festival: The Deer’s Cry – Vox Clamantis

Program: Kreek, Saar, Pärt, Tulve

NHKSO Concert in Toyama

Rio Arai (violin), NHK Symphony Orchestra, Kristiina Poska (conductor)

Ulla Krigul (organ) and Virgo Veldi (saxophone)

Ulla Krigul (organ), Virgo Veldi (saxophone). Programmed among others are Tõnu Kõrvits and Galina Grigorjeva

Israel in Egypt. Haapsalu Early Music Festival XXXI

Haapsalu Festival Choir and soloists, Haapsalu Festival Baroque Orchestra, Lodewijk van der Ree (choirmaster, Netherlands/Estonia), Stephen Layton (conductor, UK)

Rebirth of cembalo d’amore. Haapsalu Early Music Festival XXXI

Anna-Liisa Eller (Estonian chromatic kannel, folk kannel, arpanetta), Taavi Kerikmäe (cembalo d’amour)

Ensemble Floridante 10. Haapsalu Early Music Festival XXXI

Maria Valdmaa (soprano), soloists of the Finnish Baroque Orchestra and Floridante

Cembalo d’amore presentation. Haapsalu Early Music Festival XXXI

Keyboard player Taavi Kerikmäe presents a commissioned instrument cembalo d’amore, made by Latvian master maker Kaspars Putriņš in his workshop, based on original drawings by Johann Mattheson. The cembalo d’amore is a member of the clavichord family, however, its body constitutes of two clavichords in total length of three metres.

Hotto Concert

Alexandra Dovgan (piano), NHK Symphony Orchestra, Kristiina Poska (conductor). Programmed among others is Heino Eller

Bach – Crossing borders. Haapsalu Early Music Festival XXXI

Angela Ambrosini (sopran-nyckelharpa, Italy/Germany), Marco Ambrosini (alto-nyckelharpa, Italy/Germany), Anna-Liisa Eller (kannel), Valentin Cointot (bass-nyckelharpa, France), Eva-Maria Rusche (harpsichord, Germany)

La Grande Chapelle. Haapsalu Early Music Festival XXXI

La Grande Chapelle, Albert Recasens (conductor)

Ancient music – young players. Haapsalu Early Music Festival XXXI

A joyful solo and chamber music program, proudly presented by historically informed young players from all over Estonia on various keyboard and string instruments.

Trio Sfacciato. Haapsalu Early Music Festival XXXI

Lisanne Altrov (baroque violin), Hannah Stoellger (baroque cello, Austria), Piibe Talen (harpsichord)

Finnish Baroque Orchestra soloists. Haapsalu Early Music Festival XXXI

The Finnish Baroque Orchestra (FiBO) has been both an innovator and leader in the early music scene since its inception in 1989.

Summer Concert of the Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra 2024

Soloists Annely Peebo, Monika-Evelin Liiv, Sandra Laagus, Karmen Puis, Simo Breede, Rasmus Kull, Aksel Vürst (clarinet), Minna Vürst (flute), Marta Mutso (violin). Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra, Vanemuine Opera Choir. Conductors Risto Joost, Endel Nõgene, Kasper Joel Nõgene. Host Karol Kuntsel. Programmed among others is Eino Tamberg, Tõnis Kaumann, Eduard Tubin, Raimond Valgre

Prom 14: Beethoven, Bruckner and Tüür

Yunchan Lim (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi (conductor). Programmed among others is Erkki-Sven Tüür

NHKSO Hotto Concert in Tottori

Alexandra Dovgan (piano), NHK Symphony Orchestra, Kristiina Poska (conductor). Programmed among others is Heino Eller

Harald Trass (guitar)

Harald Trass (guitar), Karl Jõgi (violin), Siret Sui (flute). Programmed among others is René Eespere

Égersis: Let the marimba speak

Tanel-Eiko Novikov (percussion)

Karl Jõgi (violin)

Karl Jõgi (violin), Oskar Abel Valand Halvorsen (piano, Norway). Programmed among others is Erkki-Sven Tüür

Tradition 2

Hans Christian Aavik (violin), Triinu Piirsalu (violin), Karolina Aavik (piano)

Universe of Strings

Paulina Andrejeva (zither), Miia Polding (zither). Program: René Eespere, Urmas Sisaski, Philip Glass etc

Annabel Soode (soprano)

Annabel Soode (soprano) , Kärt Ruubel (piano). Programmed among others is Georg Jakob Salumäe

1. Sinfoniekonzert

Filippo Lombardi (trumpet), Bastian Robben (trombone), Oldenburg State Orchestra (Oldenburgisches Staatsorchester), Hendrik Vestmann (conductor). Programmed among others is Heino Eller

1. Sinfoniekonzert

Filippo Lombardi (trumpet), Bastian Robben (trombone), Oldenburg State Orchestra (Oldenburgisches Staatsorchester), Hendrik Vestmann (conductor). Programmed among others is Heino Eller

Gastspiel in Wiesbaden

Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Paavo Järvi (conductor)

Season Opening Concert of the Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra

Soloists Elena Bražnik (NO Estonia), Kadri Kõrvek (NO Estonia), Silja Aalto (Finland), Annely Peebo, Kai Rüütel-Pajula, Tuomas Katajala (Finland), Ain Anger et al. Vanemuine Opera Choir, State Choir Latvija, University Of Tartu Chamber Choir, Tartu Boys’ Choir, Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra, Risto Joost (conductor)

Gastspiel in Wiesbaden

Bruce Liu (piano), Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Paavo Järvi (conductor)

Orchestre Français des Jeunes / Elisabeth Leonskaja / Kristiina Poska

Elisabeth Leonskaja (piano), Orchestre Français des Jeunes, Kristiina Poska (conductor)

Season Opening Concert of the Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra

Soloists Elena Bražnik (NO Estonia), Kadri Kõrvek (NO Estonia), Silja Aalto (Finland), Annely Peebo, Kai Rüütel-Pajula, Tuomas Katajala (Finland), Ain Anger et al. Vanemuine Opera Choir, State Choir Latvija, University Of Tartu Chamber Choir, Tartu Boys’ Choir, Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra, Risto Joost (conductor)