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Estonian Music Week in Budapest

On Friday, Estonian Music Week begins in Budapest. The series of events starts at November 23 with a concert of the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir in the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music. The program consists of Arvo Pärt’s music: „Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten”, „Adam’s Lament”, „Salve Regina“ and „Te Deum”, conductor is Tõnu Kaljuste. On November 28, the programme will continue with the concert of Mari Kalkun and Aleksandra Kremenetski at the glass hall of the Müpa Art Palace. On November 29, the Jazz Club Opus of the Budapest Music Centre hosts the trio Peedu Kass Momentum, which includes also pianist Kristjan Randalu and percussionist Toomas Rull. Concert of the Tormis Quartet (Kadri Voorand - vocal, Liisi Koikson - vocal, Jaak Sooäär - guitar and Paul Daniel - guitar) on November 30 builds the bridge between classical music, traditional music and jazz. There are also participants from Hungary: on December 3, the highly popular choir Csíkszerda that observes the alternative paths of the choral music will present the programme „Creation of the World” consisting of the music of Veljo Tormis in Három Holló Cultural Centre where also an exhibition „Arvo Pärt. Renowned and Unknown” is open during the Estonian Music Week. The Estonian Music Week is organized by the Estonian Institute in Hungary, it takes place due to the support of the Estonian 100 international programme.

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