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Music Documentary Video or Television Films

Arvo Pärt:In Principio / Orient & Occident. 50 minutes. Estonian Television (ETV) film directed by Elmo Lååve. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir / Tallinn Chamber Orchestra / Tõnu Kaljuste (Broadcast premiere on October 1, 2003 and rebroadcast on November 2, 2003 on Estonian television. Film includes a portion of the August 27, 2003 concert at the Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia as well as introductory interview footage with Tõnu Kaljuste and Immo Mihkelson) *information updated on December 3, 2003 update*

Kaljuste and Vivaldi. 40 minutes. Estonian Television (ETV) film directed by Elmo Lååve. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir / Tallinn Chamber Orchestra / Tõnu Kaljuste (Broadcast premiere on September 28, 2003 and rebroadcast on October 3, 2003 on Estonian television. Film includes a portion of the August 27, 2003 concert at the Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia with performances of Antonio Vivaldi's Kyrie RV 587 and Gloria RV 589 with soloists Kaia Urb (soprano), Vilve Hepner (soprano) and Iris Oja (alto)). *new addition on December 3, 2003 update*

The Tormis Circle. 50 minutes. 2002. RM Associates/ETV(Estonian Television) Production in association with NCRV, SF-DRS, YLE and ZDF-ARTE. Directed by Aarno Cronvall. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir / Tõnu Kaljuste (2003 festival premiere at MIDEM 2003, Cannes, France; 2003 television premiere broadcast in Europe on June 1, 2003 on NCRV).

Arvo Pärt:24 Preludes to a Fugue. F-Seitse OÃœ. [includes rehearsal and performance footage of the Estonian Premiere of Arvo Pärt's Como Anhela La Cierva as performed by vocal soloist Patricia Rozario and the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste] (Screenings at various International Film Festivals during 2002 and late 2002 video release in PAL format in Estonia)

Arvo Pärt:Orient Occident. F-Seitse OÃœ. Tallinn Chamber Orchestra/Tõnu Kaljuste (2002 video release in Estonia)

Sint Jan Krest Concert 2000 (Saint John Christmas Concert 2000) Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Tallinn Chamber Orchestra/Tõnu Kaljuste (2000 television broadcast in The Netherlands/Belgium)

Arvo Pärt:Te Deum RM Associates. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Tallinn Chamber Orchestra/Tõnu Kaljuste (2000 television broadcast in Europe on the Arte channel and on the BBC in the United Kingdom)

Kaunimad Jõululaulud (The Most Beautiful Christmas Songs) ETV. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Tallinn Chamber Orchestra/Tõnu Kaljuste (1998 television broadcast in Estonia on ETV)

Veljo Tormis:Unustatud rahvad - Minu hõimude vanad laulud (Forgotten Peoples - The old songs of my kindred folk). 130 minutes. Estonian Television (ETV) films directed by Elmo Lååve. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir / Tõnu Kaljuste (1990 television broadcast in 6 parts in Estonia on ETV in celebration of the composer's 60th birthday) Tõnu Kaljuste is not actually seen conducting during the 6 Forgotten Peoples films, as the cameras are filming the singers of the EPCC for the entire duration.

Niguliste. 20 minutes. 1987 Eesti Telefilm directed by Vallo Kepp. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir / Tõnu Kaljuste (recently broadcast on December 1, 2003 on Estonian television but original broadcast premiere date is not known). Film includes a performance of Claudio Monteverdi's Magnificat at the Niguliste kirik (St. Nicholas Church) in Tallinn, Estonia. *new addition on December 3, 2003 update*

Tõnu Kaljuste täna 1982 (Tõnu Kaljuste today 1982) ETV. (1982 television broadcast in Estonia on ETV)



Feature Films containing soundtrack works conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste (film links go to the Internet Movie Data Base and CD links go to the relevant page in the Tõnu Kaljuste Discography) (work in progress)

Notre Musique (2004) directed by Jean-Luc Godard [contains excerpt from Silouans Song from the CD Arvo Pärt :Te Deum ECM 1505] *new addition on June 12, 2005 update*

War Photographer (2002) directed by Christian Frei [contains excerpt from Silouans Song from the CD Arvo Pärt :Te Deum ECM 1505]

The Insider (1999) directed by Michael Mann [contains excerpt from Litany from the CD Arvo Pärt:Litany ECM 1592]

Little Odessa (1994) directed by James Gray [contains excerpts from Sanctus (Berliner Messe) and Silouans Song from the CD Arvo Pärt:Te Deum ECM 1505] search in progress for further films