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Estonian Music Days festival passes on sale

First festival passes of Estonian Music Days are on sale at Piletilevi. In 2014 Estonian Music Days (EMD) focus on symphonic large scale works. The festival will be held from 5-11 April 2014 in Tallinn. The Estonian Music Days Festival dates back to 1979 and focuses on the most recent music by Estonian composers. In 2014 the festival celebrates its 35th anniversary, the programme includes musicians from various genres and brings together several art forms.

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Tallinn 2011: Estonian Music at Euroradio Music Week


From 7-13 March 2011, Klassikaraadio, the classical music channel of the Estonian radio will broadcast 10 concerts that are part of the European Capital of Culture 2011 Tallinn Programme. The Euroradio week dedicated to Estonia is full of different events and gives a good overview of various aspects of the Estonian music scene, its leading ensembles and soloists, choirs and orchestras. The Euroradio music week includes premiere of Awakenings by Erkki-Sven Tüür, also his Symphon No. 8. Additionally, music by Arvo Pärt, Veljo Tormis, Rein Rannap, Ester Mägi, Kuldar Sink, Eduard Tubin, Artur Kapp and Tarmo Lepik are found in the concert programmes of many Estonian collectives and musicians.

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Tallinn 2011 Brings Composer Mirjam Tally to Pirita

In January, the all-year-long event series A Composer in Residence for Every District in Tallinn takes off from Pirita district with music by Mirjam Tally. This series is part of Estonian Composers’ Union‘s contribution to European Capital of Culture Tallinn 2011.

In January, Mirjam Tally is the composer in residence of Pirita. On Wednesday, 12 January at 7 pm Pirita Monastery opens its doors for Mirjam Tally’s Composers’ Recital. Her music will be performed by ensemble Resonabilis and accordionist Sirje Mõttus, accompanied by Indrek Hirv‘s poems. On 14 January, Mirjam Tally also meets the students at the Pirita Gymnasium of Economics. In the photo series by artist Jaanus Samma, Pirita will be seen from quite unfamiliar angle.

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Erkki-Sven Tüüri esiettekanne Prantsusmaal

Prantsusmaal tuleb esiettekandele Erkki-Sven Tüüri teos “Sünergia” (Synergie) viiulile ja tšellole, mille esitavad 2. septembril Chambéry katedraalis toimuval kontserdil viiuldaja Renaud Capuçon ja tšellist Gautier Capuçon.

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In Spe Concerts in Tallinn and Tartu

In Spe, the ensemble initiated by Erkki-Sven Tüür, will perform again 30 years after starting in 1979. The ensemble performs with all the musicians that were initially included in In Spe: Erkki-Sven Tüür, Anne Tüür, Mart Metsala, Toivo Kopli, Arvo Urb, Riho Sibul and Peeter Brambat; the concert line up additionally includes friends Jaanus Nõgisto, Jaak Tuksam and Lauri-Dag Tüür. The concerts will take place on 7 December at 8 pm in the small house of Theatre Vanemuine, Tartu, and on 9 December at 8 pm in the grand hall of Puppet Theatre, Tallinn.

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Erkki-Sven Tüür Was Announced the Citizen of the Year

On 26 November, Laine Jänes, the Minister of Culture announced composer Erkki-Sven Tüür the Citizen of the Year. The title was announced at the conference The Nurcery of Good Citizen.

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Erkki-Sven Tüür 50

Erkki-Sven Tüür (Foto: Taavi Kull)

On Friday 16 October, composer Erkki-Sven Tüür celebrates his 50th birthday. The most considerable event among the celebrations is the concert that will be held in the Estonia Concert Hall on 16 October at 7 pm in contribution of Estonian National Symphony Orchestra and Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir conducted by Arvo Volmer.

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