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The concert "Currents" in the Arvo Pärt Centre will feature several premieres

Michael Wendeberg and Monika Mattiesen. Photo: Arvo Pärt Centre

On Saturday, March 2 at 5 p.m., several works will be premiered at the Arvo Pärt Centre in Laulasmaa. Performers are Monika Mattiesen (flutes) and Michael Wendeberg (piano, Germany).

The programme of the duo Monika Mattiesen (flutes) and Michael Wendeberg (piano) “Currents” will be framed by the works of contemporary music classic Pierre Boulez, whose work is inspired by the deep currents of modern music. Works composed specially for the duo by internationally known Estonian, Latvian and Finnish composers Helena Tulve, Ülo Krigul, Ville Raasakka and Jānis Petraškevičs will have their Estonian or world premiers at this concert.


Pierre Boulez – Douze Notations for piano
Helena Ttulve – Feathers Falling for solo flute (world premiere)
Liisa Hirsch – Cloud tones for piano glides and MIDI controller
Ville Raasakka – A Hand as light as if holding a leaf (world premiere)
Ülo Krigul – streeeeeeeeeech for bass flute, piano and phonogramme (Estonian premiere)
Jānis Petraškevičs – Strāvas (Currents) for flute and piano (Estonian premiere)
Pierre Boulez – Sonatine for flute and piano

More info: Arvo Pärt Centre