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20
June 2024
Thu 21:00
Choral Concert-Performance ''Mul kõige armsam''
20 June
21:00 | Thu 2024
Program

What is love? Are the important things always on the other side? How to find important things? Perhaps a meaning too?

Performers

Küllike Joosing - Artistic Director of the Tartu Song Festival
Performance director - Priit Strandberg
Actors and singers

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15
June 2024
Sat 20:00
Chœur de l’Orchestre de Paris "Forgotten Peoples" Tartu 2024
15 June
20:00 | Sat 2024
Program

Veljo Tormis' choral cycle "Forgotten Peoples" will be performed by Chœur de l’Orchestre de Paris in Tartu.

Performers

Choir of the Paris Orchestra
Conductor Ingrid Roose
Videographer Alyona Movko-Mägi

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15
June 2024
Sat 18:00
The Best Is Yet To Come
15 June
18:00 | Sat 2024
Program

Thousands of male singers give a powerful concert on the 35th anniversary of the Estonian Men's Singing Society.

Performers

1500 singers (25 men's and 25 boys' choirs)

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14
June 2024
Fri 19:00
Estonian Sinfonietta: Across The Milky Way
14 June
19:00 | Fri 2024
Program

Memorial concert for the victims of the deportations

Performers

Estonian Sinfonietta soloists
Concertmaster Peeter Margus

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6
June 2024
Thu 20:00
Ireland. Arvo Pärt, Veljo Tormis
6 June
20:00 | Thu 2024
Program

The tour is organised by Lundström Arts Management

Performers

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste

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May 2024
19
May 2024
Sun 17:00
Estonian Sinfonietta: Colorful silence
19 May
17:00 | Sun 2024
Program

The Estonian Sinfonietta ends their concert season with "Colorful silence". (Tormis, Sumera, Pärt, Jürjendal)

Performers

Robert Jürjendal, electric guitar
Anna-Liisa Bezrodny, violin
Peeter Margus, violin
Estonian Sinfonietta

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19
May 2024
Sun 13:00
Concert-exam: Music pedagogy / choral conducting
19 May
13:00 | Sun 2024
Program

Works by: Fauré, Whitacre, Türnpu, Tormis, Mägi, Sisask, Kõrvits, Valgre, Kits, Dikson, Chilcott

Performers

Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Women's Choir
Girls Choir of the Old Town Music Hall
Male Choir of Engineers
All-Estonian Ladies Choir Leelo
Tallinn Ühisgümnaasiumi Mixed Choir
Pärnu School of Arts Girls Choir Piripiiga

Conductors: Mirjam Kits, Maria Komarova, Eve Roodus-Ilves, Eneli Simson, Liisbet Suurväli

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12
May 2024
Sun 21:00
Steel Stolen. A ritual of resources.
12 May
21:00 | Sun 2024
Program

A performance about the relationship between man and nature.

Veljo Tormis "Curse upon Iron"
Sofia Goebaidoelina "Sonnengesang"

Performers

Nederlands Kamerkoor
HIIIT
Peter Dijkstra - conductor
Maya Fridman - cello

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12
May 2024
Sun 12:00
Sound encouters: Asociación Musical Codice
12 May
12:00 | Sun 2024
Program

Asociación Musical Codice presents us a program dedicated entirely to the themes of nature and Baltic nations. Estonia, Latvia, Lithiania: three countries united by the same sea, but each one of them with a different sound.

Performers

Asociación Musical Codice
Esther Sanzo - Conductor

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11
May 2024
Sat 20:00
Steel Stolen. A ritual of resources.
11 May
20:00 | Sat 2024
Program

A performance about the relationship between man and nature.

Veljo Tormis "Curse upon Iron"
Sofia Goebaidoelina "Sonnengesang"

Performers

Nederlands Kamerkoor
NKK NXT
HIIIT
Peter Dijkstra - conductor
Maya Fridman - cello
Laurence Bonvin - visuals

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11
May 2024
Sat 12:00
Choral music in Niguliste. Joy of singing. Chamber Choir Studium Vocale
11 May
12:00 | Sat 2024
Program

Concert “Joy of singing” is dedicated to the XXVIII song festival, which will be held in 2025, and several songs for mixed choirs and select choirs will be performed at this concert.

Programme:
Tõnu Kõrvits, Cyrillus Kreek, Mart Saar, Peeter Süda

Performers

Chamber Choir Studium Vocale
Conductors: Tiina Sooba, Piret Saar
Piano: Tiiu Jürma

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10
May 2024
Fri 20:00
Steel stolen. A ritual of resources.
10 May
20:00 | Fri 2024
Program

A performance about the relationship between man and nature.

Veljo Tormis "Curse upon Iron"
Sofia Goebaidoelina "Sonnengesang"

Performers

Nederlands Kamerkoor
NKK NXT
HIIIT
Peter Dijkstra - conductor
Maya Fridman - cello
Laurence Bonvin - visuals

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8
May 2024
Wed 20:15
Steel Stolen. A ritual of resources.
8 May
20:15 | Wed 2024
Program

A performance about the relationship between man and nature.

Veljo Tormis "Curse upon Iron"
Sofia Goebaidoelina "Sonnengesang"

Performers

Nederlands Kamerkoor
NKK NXT
HIIIT
Peter Dijkstra - conductor
Maya Fridman - cello
Laurence Bonvin - visuals

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5
May 2024
Sun 19:00
Mis päriselt puudutab
5 May
19:00 | Sun 2024
Program

Audiovisual concert performance

Performers

VPCA concert choir
VPCA chamber choir
VPCA pop choir

Soloists: Katrin Mandel, Marek Jürgenson

Ensemble: Raun Juurikas, Paul Daniel, Marti Tärn, Ahto Abner

Video: Piibe Piirma

Conductor: Veronika Portsmuth

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4
May 2024
Sat 17:00
Estonian Sinfonietta: Luminosities
4 May
17:00 | Sat 2024
Program

FESTIVAL NORDISCHER KLANG

Works of Estonian composers: Tormis, Rääts, Pärt, Kõrvits, Jõeleht, Uusberg, Kruusmaa

Performers

Kristi Mühling, chromatic kannel
Maila Laidna, piano
Andreas Lend, cello
Karl Johann Lattikas, vibraphone and glockenspiel
Estonian Sinfonietta soloists
Concertmaster Peeter Margus

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April 2024
23
April 2024
Tue 18:30
Lasnamäe Pavilion: "Kihnu Island Wedding Songs" by Veljo Tormis
23 April
18:30 | Tue 2024
Program

Two-part event: exhibition "Ülemlaul" in the Tallinn Art Gallery and concert of the choir of teachers and parents of Vanalinna College of Education (VHK) who will perform with a repertoire from Veljo Tormis' "Kihnu Island Wedding Songs".

Performers

Curator's tour with Tamara Luuk
The choir of teachers and parents of Vanalinna Hariduskollegium (VHK)
Conductor Lodewijk van der Ree

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13
April 2024
Sat 21:00
No 5 «ROOTS – ENTWURZELT» - POURCHŒUR
13 April
21:00 | Sat 2024
Program

Thomas Jennefelt, Veljo Tormis, Lukas Huber, Cornelius Cardew and a commissioned composition by Roland Moser.

Performers

POURCHŒUR Vocal Ensemble
Chiara Selva, Samuel Strub - Musical Direction

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7
April 2024
Sun 14:30
The Tormis Legacy: Regilaul In New York
7 April
14:30 | Sun 2024
Program

Discover the music of Veljo Tormis (1930–2017), one of the most important Estonian composers of the late 20th century, through a performance, screening and book discussion on April 7!

Performers

Ants Johanson
Celia Roose
Mimi S. Daitz

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March 2024
20
March 2024
Wed 20:15
Kreek En Tormis
20 March
20:15 | Wed 2024
Program

The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir presents the rich Estonian choral heritage through the works of Cyrillus Kreek and Veljo Tormis at the Muziekgebouw Concert Hall in Amsterdam.

Performers

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

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17
March 2024
Sun 11:00
Bundesjugendchor (Heidelberg)
17 March
11:00 | Sun 2024
Program

In ancient theater, the term “chorós” referred to a group of players who sang and moved at the same time. Drawing on the Greek idea of the unity of music and body, Anne Kohler and her Federal Youth Choir perform a ritual act in “PAX”.

Performers

Bundesjugendchor
Conductor Anne Kohler Leitung
Choreographer Gabriel Galindez Cruz

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16
March 2024
Sat 18:00
Bundesjugendchor (Elsenfeld)
16 March
18:00 | Sat 2024
Program

In ancient theater, the term “chorós” referred to a group of players who sang and moved at the same time. Drawing on the Greek idea of the unity of music and body, Anne Kohler and her Federal Youth Choir perform a ritual act in “PAX”.

Performers

Bundesjugendchor
Conductor Anne Kohler Leitung
Choreographer Gabriel Galindez Cruz

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15
March 2024
Fri 19:30
Sacred & Profane (Abbotsford)
15 March
19:30 | Fri 2024
Program

This is a concert that will offer the unexpected - choral music that is at once demanding and exhilarating.

Performers

Vancouver Chamber Choir
Conductor Kari Turunen

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15
March 2024
Fri 19:30
Bundesjugendchor (Würzburg)
15 March
19:30 | Fri 2024
Program

In ancient theater, the term “chorós” referred to a group of players who sang and moved at the same time. Drawing on the Greek idea of the unity of music and body, Anne Kohler and her Federal Youth Choir perform a ritual act in “PAX”.

Performers

Bundesjugendchor
Conductor Anne Kohler Leitung
Choreographer Gabriel Galindez Cruz

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14
March 2024
Thu 19:30
Bundesjugendchor (Neresheim)
14 March
19:30 | Thu 2024
Program

In ancient theater, the term “chorós” referred to a group of players who sang and moved at the same time. Drawing on the Greek idea of the unity of music and body, Anne Kohler and her Federal Youth Choir perform a ritual act in “PAX”.

Performers

Bundesjugendchor
Dirigent Anne Kohler Leitung
Koreograaf Gabriel Galindez Cruz

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8
March 2024
Fri 19:30
Sacred & Profane (Vancouver)
8 March
19:30 | Fri 2024
Program

This is a concert that will offer the unexpected - choral music that is at once demanding and exhilarating.

Performers

Vancouver Chamber Choir
Conductor Kari Turunen

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7
March 2024
Thu 19:00
Missing Home (Jõhvi)
7 March
19:00 | Thu 2024
Program

Härma, Tobias, Tormis, Kõrvits, Puur and others.

Performers

Estonian National Male Choir
VHK String Orchestra
Conductor Rasmus Puur

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February 2024
24
February 2024
Sat 13:00
My Fatherland is My Love
24 February
13:00 | Sat 2024
Program

On the 106th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia, a free concert will be held in Mustpeade maja. 🇪🇪

Performers

Tallinn Chamber Choir
Conductors Heli Jürgenson and Kärolin Tuisk

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23
February 2024
Fri 19:00
Missing Home (Tartu)
23 February
19:00 | Fri 2024
Program

Härma, Tobias, Tormis, Kõrvits, Puur and others.

Performers

Estonian National Male Choir
VHK String Orchestra
Conductor Rasmus Puur

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23
February 2024
Fri 16:00
You are Beautiful, My Fatherland!
23 February
16:00 | Fri 2024
Program

MUBA Mixed Choir and Girls' Choir concert "You are Beautiful, My Fatherland!"

Performers

Conductors Ingrid Kõrvits, Janne Fridolin, Mia Martina Sarapuu (XII grade) and Urmeli Valgre (IV grade).

Soloists Alfons Väljamäe, Iris Sepping, Karoliine Alamaa, Kristina Polov, Marii Heleen Matesen and Margareth Truve.

Andres Lemba on the piano.

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22
February 2024
Thu 19:00
Missing Home (Tallinn)
22 February
19:00 | Thu 2024
Program

Härma, Tobias, Tormis, Kõrvits, Puur and others.

Performers

Estonian National Male Choir
VHK String Orchestra
Conductor Rasmus Puur

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January 2024
28
January 2024
Sun 16:00
Winter Sunday With Tormis
28 January
16:00 | Sun 2024
Program

NUKU Choir and Women's Chamber Choir Lu will come to Tartu on the last Sunday of January in the wonderful Tubina hall to sing Tormis's timeless choral gems, which sound like a piece of black bread between jam balls sprinkled with sugar :)

Performers

NUKU Choir
Women's Chamber Choir Lu
Conductor Reeda Toots
Electronic interludes, guitar and saxophone by Joonas Kreen

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20
January 2024
Sat 13:00
Tormis In Sakala Form
20 January
13:00 | Sat 2024
Program

The Sakala male choir presents a rendition of the Men's Songs cycle composed by the young Veljo Tormis.

Performers

Sakala Male Choir
Folk dance group RU LE ME
Liisi Toomsalu and Henri Roht

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13
January 2024
Sat 19:00
Musicians in Drama: Vox Populi “Waking the Birds”
13 January
19:00 | Sat 2024
Program

The mixed choir Vox Populi performs the Finno-Ugric mystery "Awakening the Birds" in the small hall of the Drama Theatre.

Performers

Mixed choir Vox Populi
Music: Veljo Tormis
Directors: Anne Türnpu and Eva Koldits
Conductor: Janne Fridolin
Artist: Kairi Mändla
Sound artist: Lauri Kaldoja
Lighting artist: Airi Eras
Work with the singer's body: Rasmus Kaljujärv

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13
January 2024
Sat 18:00
Pärt and Tormis. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
13 January
18:00 | Sat 2024
Program

Arvo Pärt
Magnificat
Nunc dimittis
The Deer’s Cry
Dopo la vittoria
Part from „Kanon pokajanen":
Kontakion, Ikos, Prayer after the Canon

Veljo Tormis
Cycle „Kiigelaulud" (Swing Songs):
Kitsas kiik (Narrow Swing), Ilus neiu kiigel (A Pretty Girl on the Swing), Kiigel kartlik (A Timid Girl on the Swing), Õunapuu (Apple Tree)

Cycle „Vastlalaulud“ (Shrovetide Songs):
Vistel-vastel, Liulaskmise laul (Sledding Song)

Cycle „Jaanilaulud“ (St John’s Day Songs):
Kutse jaanitulele I (Call to the midsummer bonfire I), Kutse jaanitulele II (Call to the midsummer bonfire II), Ei ole püssil püütav (Can't Be Caught By a Gun), Jaanihobu (St John’s steed), Jaanilaul (St John’s song)

Raua needmine (Curse Upon Iron)

Performers

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste

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12
January 2024
Fri 18:30
Shooting Stars III: Estonian Music
12 January
18:30 | Fri 2024
Program

Arvo Pärt
Magnificat
Nunc dimittis
The Deer’s Cry
Dopo la vittoria
Part from „Kanon pokajanen":
Kontakion, Ikos, Prayer after the Canon

Veljo Tormis
Cycle „Kiigelaulud" (Swing Songs):
Kitsas kiik (Narrow Swing), Ilus neiu kiigel (A Pretty Girl on the Swing), Kiigel kartlik (A Timid Girl on the Swing), Õunapuu (Apple Tree)

Cycle „Vastlalaulud“ (Shrovetide Songs):
Vistel-vastel, Liulaskmise laul (Sledding Song)

Cycle „Jaanilaulud“ (St John’s Day Songs):
Kutse jaanitulele I (Call to the midsummer bonfire I), Kutse jaanitulele II (Call to the midsummer bonfire II), Ei ole püssil püütav (Can't Be Caught By a Gun), Jaanihobu (St John’s steed), Jaanilaul (St John’s song)

Raua needmine (Curse Upon Iron)

Performers

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste

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December 2023
23
December 2023
Sat 17:00
Christmas Concert Of The Estonian National Male Choir
23 December
17:00 | Sat 2023
Program

The listeners are presented with the Christmas music program of the Estonian National Male Choir, which is traditionally prepared and brought to the listeners by a guest conductor.

Performers

Estonian National Male Choir
Conductor Lodewijk van der Ree

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21
December 2023
Thu 19:00
Christmas Concert Of The Estonian National Male Choir
21 December
19:00 | Thu 2023
Program

The listeners are presented with the Christmas music program of the Estonian National Male Choir, which is traditionally prepared and brought to the listeners by a guest conductor.

Performers

Estonian National Male Choir
Conductor Lodewijk van der Ree

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20
December 2023
Wed 19:00
Christmas Concert Of The Estonian National Male Choir
20 December
19:00 | Wed 2023
Program

The listeners are presented with the Christmas music program of the Estonian National Male Choir, which is traditionally prepared and brought to the listeners by a guest conductor.

Performers

Estonian National Male Choir
Conductor Lodewijk van der Ree

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16
December 2023
Sat 18:00
Ellerhein Girls' Choir Christmas Concert and Tiia-Ester Loitme's 90th Birthday
16 December
18:00 | Sat 2023
Program

Annual Christmas Concert of the Ellerhein Girls Choir, celebrating the 90th birthday of the choir's longtime conductor, Maestra Tiia-Ester Loitme.

Performers

Girls' Choir Ellerhein
Kadri Toomoja and Andres Uibo on the organ
Ensemble Duo ObSolute - Jaanika Kuusik (soprano) and Riivo Kallasmaa (oboe)
Conductor Ingrid Kõrvits

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16
December 2023
Sat 15:00
The Mirror Of Time. Presentation Of The book "Moments Of Olev Oja's Life In Pictures"
16 December
15:00 | Sat 2023
Program

The presentation will be moderated by the author of the book, Age Raa.

Performers

Age Raa

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14
December 2023
Thu 18:00
An Evening Dialogue With Maestra Tiia-Ester Loitme
14 December
18:00 | Thu 2023
Program

The covnersation is led by Anne Hiio, a former member of the Ellerhein Girls Choir.

Performers

Tiia-Ester Loitme
Anne Hiio

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November 2023
18
November 2023
Sat 20:00
Veljo Tormis at New York Philharmonic
18 November
20:00 | Sat 2023
Program

Paavo Järvi returns; the concert leaps from the starting line with a high-speed overture by his countryman Veljo Tormis.

Performers

New York Philharmonic
Alena Baeva - Violin
Conductor Paavo Järvi

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18
November 2023
Sat 19:00
Some Other Paradise
18 November
19:00 | Sat 2023
Program

"Some other Paradise" by Armenian composer Vache Sharafjan was originally written for mixed choir, cello and piano. At the request of the Estonian National Male Choir, the composer created a male choral arrangement, which will be premiered at the concert.

Performers

Estonian National Male Choir
Theodor Sink - cello
Ralf Taal - piano
Andres Alamaa - bass
Margus Vaht - percussion instruments
Sulev Teppart - an actor with a verbal part
Oliver Povel - tenor
Conductor Mikk Üleoja

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17
November 2023
Fri 20:00
Veljo Tormis at New York Philharmonic
17 November
20:00 | Fri 2023
Program

Paavo Järvi returns; the concert leaps from the starting line with a high-speed overture by his countryman Veljo Tormis.

Performers

New York Philharmonic
Alena Baeva - Violin
Conductor Paavo Järvi

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17
November 2023
Fri 19:00
Some Other Paradise
17 November
19:00 | Fri 2023
Program

"Some other Paradise" by Armenian composer Vache Sharafjan was originally written for mixed choir, cello and piano. At the request of the Estonian National Male Choir, the composer created a male choral arrangement, which will be premiered at the concert.

Performers

Estonian National Male Choir
Theodor Sink - cello
Ralf Taal - piano
Andres Alamaa - bass
Margus Vaht - percussion instruments
Sulev Teppart - an actor with a verbal part
Oliver Povel - tenor
Conductor Mikk Üleoja

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16
November 2023
Thu 19:30
Veljo Tormis at New York Philharmonic
16 November
19:30 | Thu 2023
Program

Paavo Järvi returns; the concert leaps from the starting line with a high-speed overture by his countryman Veljo Tormis.

Performers

New York Philharmonic
Alena Baeva - Violin
Conductor Paavo Järvi

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5
November 2023
Sun 18:00
All Soul's Month in Autumn Storm
5 November
18:00 | Sun 2023
Program

Two choirs, NUKU and chamber women's choir Lu, sing alternately and a little together the classical gems of Veljo Tormis.

Performers

Nuku Choir
Women's Chamber Choir Lu
Joonas Kreen - electronics, drum, guitar and saxophone
Conductor Reeda Toots

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October 2023
21
October 2023
Sat 18:00
Sing While You Live
21 October
18:00 | Sat 2023
Program

Jubilee concert of the Estonian youth mixed choir.

Performers

Estonian Youth Mixed Choir

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17
October 2023
Tue 18:00
Waking of the Birds
17 October
18:00 | Tue 2023
Program

The Finno-Ugric mystery "Awakening of the Birds"
Album launch

Performers

Directed by Anne Türnpu and Eva Koldits
Conductor Janne Fridolin
Artist Kairi Mändla
Sound Lauri Kaldoja (Estonian Drama Theater)
Lighting Airi Eras
Work with the body of singer by Rasmus Kaljujärv
Mixed choir Vox Populi

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15
October 2023
Sun 13:00
Tormis in Sakala Form
15 October
13:00 | Sun 2023
Program

The male choir Sakala performs the full cycle of Tormis' Men's Songs.

Performers

Male choir Sakala
Conductor Liisi Toomsalu

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September 2023
7
September 2023
Thu 18:00
Pärt Days 2023 in Paide: Pärt & Tormis
7 September
18:00 | Thu 2023
Program

The VHK String Orchestra brings together in one concert program the works of Arvo Pärt and his teacher Veljo Tormis from the Tallinn Music School.

Performers

The VHK String Orchestra
Soloist Hans Christian Aavik
Conductor Rasmus Puur

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6
September 2023
Wed 18:00
Pärt Days 2023 in Rapla: Pärt & Tormis
6 September
18:00 | Wed 2023
Program

VHK keelpilliorkester toob ühte kontserdikavva kokku Arvo Pärdi ja Tallinna Muusikakooli ajast tema õpetaja Veljo Tormise teosed

Performers

The VHK String Orchestra
Soloist Hans Christian Aavik
Conductor Rasmus Puur

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4
September 2023
Mon 19:00
Pärt Days 2023 in Viimsi: Pärt & Tormis
4 September
19:00 | Mon 2023
Program

The VHK String Orchestra brings together in one concert program the works of Arvo Pärt and his teacher Veljo Tormis from the Tallinn Music School.

Performers

The VHK String Orchestra
Soloist Hans Christian Aavik
Conductor Rasmus Puur

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3
September 2023
Sun 18:00
Pärt Days 2023 in Hiiumaa: Pärt & Tormis
3 September
18:00 | Sun 2023
Program

The VHK String Orchestra brings together in one concert program the works of Arvo Pärt and his teacher Veljo Tormis from the Tallinn Music School.

Performers

The VHK String Orchestra
Soloist Hans Christian Aavik
Conductor Rasmus Puur

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2
September 2023
Sat 18:00
Pärt Days 2023 Saaremaa: Pärt & Tormis
2 September
18:00 | Sat 2023
Program

The VHK String Orchestra brings together in one concert program the works of Arvo Pärt and his teacher Veljo Tormis from the Tallinn Music School.

Performers

The VHK String Orchestra
Soloist Hans Christian Aavik
Conductor Rasmus Puur

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August 2023
28
August 2023
Mon 19:00
Tõnu Kaljuste 70
28 August
19:00 | Mon 2023
Program

Kareem Roustom
- Dabke
- Hurry to the Light

Arvo Pärt
- Veni Creator
- Littlemore Tractus

Veljo Tormis
- Hamleti laulud I
- Raua needmine

Performers

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste

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5
August 2023
Sat 13:00
Tormis Kõrveaia 2023
5 August
13:00 | Sat 2023
Program

Yearly Veljo Tormis anniversary celebration.

Performers

Kulno Malva
Leana Vapper

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July 2023
2
July 2023
Sun 14:00
XIII Youth Song and Dance Celebration
2 July
14:00 | Sun 2023
Program

13th Youth Song and Dance Celebration “Holy is the Land”. Artistic director Pärt Uusberg.

Performers

boys' choirs
mixed boys' choirs
male youth choirs
mixed choirs
girls’ choirs

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May 2023
21
May 2023
Sun 19:30
Estonian National Male Choir London Debut
21 May
19:30 | Sun 2023
Program

The King's Place is thrilled to welcome the legendary Estonian National Male Choir to Songlines Encounters for a programme that weaves music from the Renaissance to contemporary with folk traditions.

Performers

Estonian National Male Choir

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12
May 2023
Fri 20:00
"Raudvara" - Joint concert of UT Chamber Choir and Academic Women's Choir
12 May
20:00 | Fri 2023
Program

A concernt to celebrate the passing of 50 years since the premier of Veljo Tormis'es composition called “Raua needmine” where one can also enjoy the core of Estonian music from creators such as Veljo Tormis, Mart Saar, Lembit Veevo, Ester Mägi and Erkki-Sven Tüür.

Performers

University of Tartu Chamber Choir
Academic Women's Choir of the University of Tartu
Conductor: Triin Koch
Actress: Katrin Pärn

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March 2023
25
March 2023
Sat 19:00
Three concerts for 30th: Florian Donderer & Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
25 March
19:00 | Sat 2023
Program

Veljo Tormis - Reminiscentia: Winter Patterns
Bela Bartok - Divertisement for strings
Joseph Haydn - Violin Concerto in C major
Tõnu Kõrvits - Labyrinths

Performers

Florian Donderer
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra

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February 2023
12
February 2023
Sun 17:00
VHK String Orchestra Album Release Concert in Tallinn
12 February
17:00 | Sun 2023
Program

Album features Tormis' music in string orchestra setting. Two soloists, soprano Maria Listra and violinist Arp Reindla, will perform together with the orchestra. The conductor and author of the arrangements is Rasmus Puur.

Performers

Maria Listra (soprano)
Arp Reindla (violin)
VHK String Orchestra
conductor Rasmus Puur

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10
February 2023
Fri 18:00
VHK String Orchestra Album Release Concert in Võru
10 February
18:00 | Fri 2023
Program

Album features Tormis' music in string orchestra setting. Two soloists, soprano Maria Listra and violinist Arp Reindla, will perform together with the orchestra. The conductor and author of the arrangements is Rasmus Puur.

Performers

Maria Listra (soprano)
Arp Reindla (violin)
VHK String Orchestra
conductor Rasmus Puur

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9
February 2023
Thu 19:00
VHK String Orchestra Album Release Concert in Tartu
9 February
19:00 | Thu 2023
Program

Album features Tormis' music in string orchestra setting. Two soloists, soprano Maria Listra and violinist Arp Reindla, will perform together with the orchestra. The conductor and author of the arrangements is Rasmus Puur.

Performers

Maria Listra (soprano)
Arp Reindla (violin)
VHK String Orchestra
conductor Rasmus Puur

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3
February 2023
Fri 19:00
Women's Ballads
3 February
19:00 | Fri 2023
Program

Dedicated to Veljo Tormis' cantata-ballet “Estonian Ballads”

Free admission

Performers

Marion Selgall (vocals, kannel)
Helen Allikvee (vocals)
Mareta Pedak (vocals)
Gonzalo Leonardo Muruaga Olguin (guitar)
Karl Korts (electronics)
Enrik Visla (violin)
Heliä Mailiis Viirakivi (flute)
Eladio Aguilar (conducting)
Katia Skylar (movement, CPPM)
Indrek Põldver (movement, Free Flow Studio)
Anna Aizsilniece (costumes, Recycled.lv)
Grete-Anete Ormus (makeup)
Elle-Riin Volmer (video)

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January 2023
22
January 2023
Sun 17:00
Winter Evening. Kreek and Tormis
22 January
17:00 | Sun 2023
Program

January performance of Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir at the Arvo Pärt Center has become a beautiful tradition. The choir will perform beloved songs of composers Cyrillus Kreek and Veljo Tormis led by the chief conductor Tõnu Kaljuste.

Performers

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste

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14
January 2023
Sat 19:00
The King's Singers in Pärnu Concert Hall
14 January
19:00 | Sat 2023
Program

Tormis, Grieg, Kreek, Alfvén, Gjeilo, The Real Group

Performers

The King´s Singers:
Patrick Dunachie (kontratenor)
Edward Button (kontratenor)
Julian Gregory (tenor)
Christopher Bruerton (bariton)
Nick Ashby (bariton)
Jonathan Howard (bass)

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13
January 2023
Fri 19:00
The King's Singers in Vanemuine Concert Hall
13 January
19:00 | Fri 2023
Programm

Tormis, Grieg, Kreek, Alfvén, Gjeilo, The Real Group

Performers

The King's Singers:
Patrick Dunachie (countertenor)
Edward Button (Countertenor)
Julian Gregory (tenor)
Christopher Bruerton (baritone)
Nick Ashby (baritone)
Jonathan Howard (bass)

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12
January 2023
Thu 19:00
The King's Singers in Estonia Concert Hall
12 January
19:00 | Thu 2023
Program

Tormis, Grieg, Kreek, Alfvén, Gjeilo, The Real Group

Performers

The King's Singers:
Patrick Dunachie (countertenor)
Edward Button (Countertenor)
Julian Gregory (tenor)
Christopher Bruerton (baritone)
Nick Ashby (baritone)
Jonathan Howard (bass)

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December 2022
18
December 2022
Sun 19:30
Winter Patterns
18 December
19:30 | Sun 2022
Program

Musica Intima's December offering taps into the nostalgia and magic of winters past, as we gather together with family and friends.

Performers

Musica Intima
Langley Children's Choir

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12
December 2022
Mon 22:00
To Freedom (YouTube Premiere)
12 December
22:00 | Mon 2022
Program

Choral Music from Ukraine, Poland and Estonia.

Performers

UW-Stout Symphonic Singers and Chamber Choir
conductor Director of Choral Activities Jerry Hui
Schola Cantorum of Eau Claire
Select members of the Menomonie Middle School choirs

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3
December 2022
Sat 19:00
To Freedom
3 December
19:00 | Sat 2022
Program

Four area choirs will perform music from Estonia, Poland and Ukraine that speaks to the perils of war and the desire for peace.

Performers

UW-Stout Symphonic Singers and Chamber Choir
conductor Director of Choral Activities Jerry Hui
Schola Cantorum of Eau Claire
Select members of the Menomonie Middle School choirs

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October 2022
16
October 2022
Sun 18:00
The Story of One Family. Quiet Place
16 October
18:00 | Sun 2022
Program

The 50th Anniversary of "Curse Upon Iron"

Performers

Encore Chamber Choir
TTU Dance Ensemble Kuljus Homage to Veljo Tormis

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1
October 2022
Sat 16:00
Music Day with Tormis
1 October
16:00 | Sat 2022
Program

Various parts of Veljo Tormis' choral cycle "Forgotten People"

Performers

Collegium Musicale
Conductor Endrik Üksvärav

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September 2022
22
September 2022
Thu 18:00
VOICE ROOMS
22 September
18:00 | Thu 2022
Programm

We move and operate in different spaces every day, whether they are cultural, linguistic or informational. Nature is our common space, because we are all part of nature.

Performers

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Conductor Lodewijk van der Ree

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18
September 2022
Sun 17:00
Chamber Choir Kolm Lindu, Valter Soosalu
18 September
17:00 | Sun 2022
Program

Chamber Choir Kolm Lindu will be 5 years old on the 9th and 10th of September!

Performers

Chamber Choir Kolm Lindu
conductor Valter Soosalu

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17
September 2022
Sat 19:00
Chamber Choir Kolm Lindu, Valter Soosalu
17 September
19:00 | Sat 2022
Program

Chamber Choir Kolm Lindu will be 5 years old on the 9th and 10th of September!

Performers

Chamber Choir Kolm Lindu
conductor Valter Soosalu

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August 2022
27
August 2022
Sat 17:00
Tower Bell In My Village
27 August
17:00 | Sat 2022
Program

At the heart of the program is "Tornikell minu külas" written by Veljo Tormis in 1978 for mixed choir, reader and bell. In addition, the concert will feature the works of Mart Saar, Cyrillus Kreek, Sergei Rachmaninov, Pärt Uusberg and many other composers.

Performers

Mixed Choir HUIK!
Conductors Ode Pürg, Ingrid Roose, Anna Mazurtšak, Valter Soosalu, Kaspar Mänd

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7
August 2022
Sun 19:00
LALLI, OR A MAN IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SEA
7 August
19:00 | Sun 2022
Program

Music director and conductor: Tõnu Kaljuste
Stage director: Veiko Tubin
Designer: Kristjan Suits
Lighting designer: Emil Kallas
Video designer: Aljona Movko-Mägi
Movement director: Ingmar Jõela
Technical producer: Margit Roosaar

Performers

Koit Soasepp (bass)
Iris Oja (metsosoprano)
Maria Listra (soprano)
Mati Turi (tenor)
Heldur Harry Põlda (tenor)
Raul Mikson (tenor)
Märt Jakobson (bass)
Vox Clamantis
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Estonian Cello Ensemble
Estonian Percussion Ensemble

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7
August 2022
Sun 12:00
TORMIS KÕRVEAIA 2022
7 August
12:00 | Sun 2022
Program

Let's celebrate the birthday anniversary of composer Veljo Tormis at his birthplace in Kõrveaia! The program includes communal activities, singing regilaul, archive film screening and soup-cake-coffee.

Performers

Celia Roose
Kaika Kuur

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6
August 2022
Sat 19:00
LALLI, OR A MAN IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SEA
6 August
19:00 | Sat 2022
Program

Music director and conductor: Tõnu Kaljuste
Stage director: Veiko Tubin
Designer: Kristjan Suits
Lighting designer: Emil Kallas
Video designer: Aljona Movko-Mägi
Movement director: Ingmar Jõela
Technical producer: Margit Roosaar

Performers

Koit Soasepp (bass)
Iris Oja (metsosoprano)
Maria Listra (soprano)
Mati Turi (tenor)
Heldur Harry Põlda (tenor)
Raul Mikson (tenor)
Märt Jakobson (bass)
Vox Clamantis
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Estonian Cello Ensemble
Estonian Percussion Ensemble

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April 2022
21
April 2022
Thu 19:00
CONCERT OF VELJO TORMIS MUSIC
21 April
19:00 | Thu 2022
Program

The program features Tormis's compositions in a string orchestra setting.

Performers

Maria Listra (soprano)
Mati Turi (tenor)
Arp Eerik Reindla (violin)
Päru Oja (reader)
VHK String Orchestra
conductor Rasmus Puur

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17
April 2022
Sun 18:00
CONCERT OF VELJO TORMIS MUSIC
17 April
18:00 | Sun 2022
Program

The program features Tormis's compositions in a string orchestra setting.

Performers

Maria Listra (soprano)
Mati Turi (tenor)
Arp Eerik Reindla (violin)
Päru Oja (reader)
VHK String Orchestra
conductor Rasmus Puur

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August 2021
18
August 2021
Wed 18:00
TORMIS KÕRVEAIA 2021
18 August
18:00 | Wed 2021
Program

A musical evening at the birthplace of composer Veljo Tormis.

Performers

Veljo's regilaul workshop with Celia Roose
Thoughtful songs by Kärt and Ants Johanson

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August 2021
Mon 11:00
TORMIS - A World Created by Folk Song
2 August
11:00 | Mon 2021
Program

August 7, 2020 marks the 90th anniversary of the birth of composer Veljo Tormis. Estonian Theatre and Music Museum celebrates the jubilee year with the traveling exhibition "VELJO TORMIS - a world created by folk song" opened in the Assauwe tower.

Performers

Exhibition team:
Curators: Ene Kuljus and Kaisa Luik
Project managers: Kristo Matson and Laura Kipper
Language editor: Hille Saluäär
Design: Polaar Studio OÜ
Translation: Translation agency Muupel

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