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Closing Concert of the XIIIth International Choral Festival "Tallinn 2013"

20 April 2013 / 18.00
Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia. Further information and tickets (Estonian language with some English and Russian options) and Further Information (Estonian and English language)

Arvo Pärt: Adam's Lament   

Erkki-Sven Tüür: Psalmoodia

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Estonian Music and Theatre Academy Mixed Choir; Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; Nargen Festival Orchestra Ensemble; Tõnu Kaljuste: conductor.

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Benefit Concert for the North-Estonia Autism Society

13 April 2013 / 15.00
St. John's Church (Jaanikirik), Tallinn, Estonia

Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons Op. 8: RV269, RV315, RV293, RV297.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: A Little Night Music KV525 (Romanze, Rondo)

Edvard Grieg: From Holberg's Time Op. 40 (Air, Rigaudon)

Bela Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances Sz. 68 BB 76

Arvo Leibur, violin; Tallinn Chamber OrchestraTõnu Kaljuste: conductor.

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The Composers - Arvo Pärt: A Sacred Journey

7 April 2013 / 19.00
Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia. Archived video promo is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7ws6nJt-0c 

Arvo Pärt: Magnificat
Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel (for violin and piano)
Arvo Pärt: 7 Magnificat Antiphons
Arvo Pärt: Tabula Rasa
Arvo Pärt: Fratres (for 8 cellos)
Arvo Pärt: Salve Regina
Arvo Pärt: Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten
Arvo Pärt: Adam's Lament

Helena Rathbone: violin, Kirsty Hilton: violin, Veronique Serret: violin, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Members of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Tõnu Kaljuste: conductor

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The Composers - Arvo Pärt: Sydney Youth Orchestra

6 April 2013 / 19.00
Studio, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia. Archived video promo is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7ws6nJt-0cArvo Pärt: Arbos
arr. Biber: Tarr Sonata Sancti Polycarpi
Arvo Pärt: Fratres (arr. for percussion by Vambola Krigul)
Arvo Pärt: Quintettino
Arvo Pärt: Festina Lente
Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel
Arvo Pärt: Summa
Arvo Pärt: Mein Weg
Arvo Pärt: Virgencita
 

Instrumental Ensembles of the Sydney Youth OrchestraEstonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir (on Virgencita only), Tõnu Kaljuste: workshop leader and conductor (Virgencita only).

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Haydn - The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross (Oratorio)

29 March 2013 / 18.00
Grosser Saal, Historische Stadthalle Wuppertal, Germany. Further information and tickets (German language with some English only) 

Joseph Haydn The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross (Oratorio version) (1796) - for solo voices, choir and orchestra 

Dorothea Brandt: soprano, Lucie Ceralovà: alto, Christian Sturm: tenor, Timothy Sharp: baritone, Konzertchor der Volksbühne Wuppertal e.V., Sinfonieorchester WuppertalTõnu Kaljuste: conductor 

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Seitsme linnu seitse und (Seven Dreams of Seven Birds) - Tõnu Kõrvits composer concert

6 February 2013 / 19.00
Tallinn Methodist Church, Tallinn, Estonia. Further information and tickets (Estonian language with some English only) Further Information (English language) 

Veljo Tormis arr. Tõnu Kõrvits (text: Paul-Eerik Rummo) Tasase maa laul (Song of a Plain Land) (2008) - for voice, kantele and strings  

Tõnu Kõrvits Peegeldused tasasest maast (Reflections from a Plain Land) (2013 - World Premiere) - for cello and mixed choir 

Tõnu Kõrvits (texts: Maarja Kangro & Tõnu Kõrvits) Seitsme linnu seitse und I-VII (Seven Dreams of Seven Birds I-VII) (2009/2012 - Premiere in this setting) - for cello, choir and strings 

Veljo Tormis arr. Tõnu Kõrvits (text: Juhan Smuul) Viimane laev (The Last Ship) (2008) - for male choir, bass drum and strings  

Tõnu Kõrvits (based on The Garden of Forking Paths by Jorge Luis Borges) Labürindid I-VII (Labyrinths I-VII) (2010) - for strings

Encores

Tõnu Kõrvits: Song (2013) - for cello and strings

Tõnu Kõrvits: Kreek's Notebook - No. 8, I Gaze Upon the Mountain (2007) - for choir and orchestra

Anja Lechner: cello, Kadri Voorand: voice, Tõnu Kõrvits: kantele, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber ChoirTallinn Chamber OrchestraTõnu Kaljuste: conductor

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Messiah

8 December 2012 / 18.00 & 9 December 2012 / 16:00
NorrlandsOperan Konsertsalen, Umeå, Sweden. Further information and tickets (Swedish language with English language option)

Georg Friedrich Händel Messiah   
Klara Ek, Susanna Sundberg, Mathias Hedegaard, Ludvig Lindström, soloists  NorrlandsOperans Symphony Orchestra NorrlandsOperans Choir

Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor

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Virgencita

1 December 2012 / 14.00
Tallinn Methodist Church, Tallinn, Estonia. Further information and tickets (currently Estonian language only)

Benjamin Britten A Ceremony of Carols  Rasmus Puur Rejoice (World Premiere)  Einojuhani Rautavaara Canticum Mariae Virginis 

Arvo Pärt Virgencita (Estonian Premiere)

Erkki-Sven Tüür Psalmoodia (Premiere of new arrangement for choir and orchestra)

Eda Peäske: harp, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Choir, Nargen Festival Orchestra, Tõnu Kaljuste & Academy students, conductors

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Eleni Karaindrou: Eternity and a Day (The film music of Theo Angelopoulos)

23 November 2012 / 19.00
Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia.
 Further information and tickets (Estonian language with English and Russian language options) 

Eleni Karaindrou, piano
Vangelis Christopoulos, oboe 
Aristotelis Dimitriadis mandolin
Larysa Zhykhareva, accordion
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra

Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor   

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Arvo Pärt: White Light Festival at Lincoln Center

17 November 2012 / 19.30
Alice Tully Hall - Starr Theater, New York City, United States. Further information and tickets 

Arvo Pärt Berliner Messe 
Arvo Pärt Te Deum for 3 choirs, prepared piano, orchestra and tape  
Arvo Pärt Trisagion

Arvo Pärt Adam's Lament for mixed choir and string orchestra

Latvian Radio Choir, Sinfonietta Riga, Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor 

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Arvo Pärt: Concerts in Mexico

18 October 2012 / 20.00
Teatro del Bicentenario / Fórum Cultural Guanajuato, León, Mexico. Further Information (Spanish language link only)

19 October 2012 / 21.00
Teatro Juárez, Festival Internacional Cervantino, Guanajuato, Mexico. Further Information (Spanish language link only)

20 October 2012 / 19.00
Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico. Further Information (Spanish language link only)

Further information (English language link - pdf document).

Arvo Pärt Fratres for violin, string orchestra and percussion 
Arvo Pärt Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten for string orchestra and bell 
Arvo Pärt Adam's Lament for mixed choir and string orchestra 
Arvo Pärt Virgencita for choir (World Premiere) 
Arvo Pärt Salve Regina for choir, celesta and string orchestra

Arvo Pärt Te Deum for 3 choirs, prepared piano, orchestra and tape

Harry Traksmann: violin, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor

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Arvo Pärt: Adam's Lament

13 October 2012 / 20.00
Herkulessaal / Munich, Germany

Further information (German and English language link) and Tickets (German language link only) or Tickets (German language link only).

Arvo Pärt Wallfahrtslied   
Arvo Pärt Salve Regina 
Arvo Pärt Trisagion 
Arvo Pärt Alleluja Tropus 
Arvo Pärt Adam's Lament 
Arvo Pärt Da Pacem 
(Note: The final programme as listed above was slightly different from what was listed at the ticket links.)  

Latvian Radio Choir, Vox Clamantis, Sinfonietta Riga, Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor

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Eller 125: Heino Eller's Three Symphonies

1 September 2012 / 19.30
Noblessner Foundry / Tallinn, Estonia

Further information (English language link with Estonian language option) and Tickets (English language link with Estonian, Russian and Finnish language options)

Heino Eller Symphony No. 1 ''In modo mixolydio' (1936) 
Heino Eller Symphony No. 2 "Unfinished" (1948) 
Heino Eller Symphony No. 3 (1961)
  

Estonian State Symphony Orchestra            Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor

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Voices From Afar at the O/MODƏRNT Festival

12 June 2012 / 19.00
Ulriksdals Castle Theatre Confidencen / Solna, Sweden

Further information (English language link with Swedish language option) and Tickets (English language link with Swedish language option)

Claudio Monteverdi Sestina, Lagrima d'amante al sepolcro dell'amata 
Arvo Pärt Magnificat
Pēteris Vasks Landscapes 
Hugo Ticciati Solo violin improvisation
Arvo Pärt Dopo la vittoria
John Tavener Svyati      

Steven Isserlis, cello; Hugo Ticciati, violin
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir 
Tõnu Kaljuste, cond. 

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Cyrillus Kreek Days: The Brothers Kreek and Trumpets

3 June 2012 / 15.00
Haapsalu Culture Centre / Haapsalu, Estonia

Further information and tickets (English language with Estonian language option)

Estonian Defence Forces Orchestra
Haapsalu Choirs
Peeter SaanTõnu Kaljuste, conductors
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Riga Festival Opening Concert

2 June 2012 / 20.00
Riga Cathedral / Riga, Latvia

Further information and tickets (English language link with Latvian and Russian language options)

Arvo Pärt Da Pacem Domine (for choir)
Arvo Pärt Credo (for piano, choir and orchestra) 
Pēteris Vasks Credo (for orchestra)
Pēteris Vasks Missa (for choir and orchestra)  

State Choir Latvija
Latvian National Symphony Orchestra
 
Tõnu
Kaljuste, cond.

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Rachmaninov: Vespers

13 May 2012 / St. John's Church (Jaanikirik), Tallinn / Estonia


Sergei Rachmaninov: Vespers (The All-Night Vigil Op. 37)


Estonian National Opera Chorus

Tõnu Kaljuste conductor

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Total Immersion: Arvo Pärt

28 April 2012 / 20:00 Barbican Hall, London / England

Arvo Pärt
 Symphony No. 1
Arvo Pärt
 Silhouette
Arvo Pärt
 Tabula rasa
Arvo Pärt
 Berliner Messe
Arvo Pärt
 Symphony No. 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Tõnu Kaljuste conductor
Alina Ibragimova violin
Barnabás Kelemen violin
BBC Symphony Chorus
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Good Friday concert

6 April 2012 / 19.00
Kokkola Church / Finland

J.S. Bach - St. John's Passion 

The Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
The Ostrobothnian Chamber Choir

Mari Palo, sopran
Essi Luttinen, mezzo-soprano
Mati Turi, tenor
Arttu Kataja, bariton 
Tõnu Kaljuste, cond.     
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Through the Clouds ...

9 March 2012 / 18.00
Tartu University Hall, Tartu / Estonia

10 March 2012 / 18.00
Blackhead's House, Tallinn / Estonia

11 March 2012 / 19.00
St. John's Church, St. Petersburg / Russia

Sergey Taneyev - Twelve Choruses on poems by Yakov Polonsky, op. 27

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Tõnu Kaljuste, cond.

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The Swedish National Youth Orchestra on its first Grand Tour to the U.S.A

CHICAGO SYMPHONY HALL - January 23rd, 7.30 pm
CARNEGIE HALL, New York - January 26th, 8.00 pm
STRATHMORE CENTER, Washington DC - January 27th, 8.00 pm

Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor
Hugo Ticciati, violin
Johan Bridger, marimba 

PROGRAM

August Söderman  - Swedish Festival Music
Arvo Pärt - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
Tobias Broström  - Samsara
Sergei Rachmaninov - Symphony no. 2