Lieu : Tallinn

EMP 2018.  Helikoda

Le festival Estonian Music Days célèbre les 100 ans de son pays

Püha, la thématique de l’édition 2018 des Estonian Music Days de Tallinn, signifie en estonien "sacré" mais aussi "célébration". L'Estonie fête en effet le centenaire de son existence (1918-2018), un anniversaire auquel participe bien évidemment le festival : en lançant tout d'abord la manifestation avec un concert de musique chorale, une spécificité estonienne qu'illustrent les deux formations professionnelles de Tallinn, l'Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir et l'Estonian National Male choir (choeur ...
Sofia Gubaidulina

The Estonian National Symphony celebrates Gubaidulina

The Estonian National Symphony Orchestra performed two major works by Sofia Gubaidulina, in honor of the composer's 85th birthday. In the year 2016, Sofia Gubaidulina, one of the world’s greatest living composers, will celebrate her 85th birthday. In recognition of this occasion, the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra (ENSO) performed two of the composer’s recent large-scale works, including the world premiere of her oratorio Über Liebe und Hass (On love and hatred). ...

Nikolai Alexeev conducts all-Shostakovich program with the Estonian National Symphony

According to the marketing materials for this concert, this program featured the “two faces” of Shostakovich. In the suite from Korzinkina’s Adventures we find Shostakovich at his most light-hearted and witty, while the Symphony No. 4 shows a much more serious side of the composer. On the podium was Nikolai Alexeev, the former chief conductor of the Estonian National SO. The program opened with a brief six-movement suite derived from Shostakovich’s ...