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Concert News

The next concerts are Pärt's Kanon Pokajanen in Nantes, France on December 15, 2014 and Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle in Tallinn and Tartu, Estonia on December 20 & 22, 2014. See further information and links at the Future Concerts page.

Award News

Tõnu Kaljuste was announced as the winner of Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday January 26, 2014 for the recording of: 

Arvo Pärt: Adam's Lament
Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor (Tui Hirv & Rainer Vilu; Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Sinfonietta Riga & Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; Latvian Radio Choir & Vox Clamantis)
Label: ECM New Series

See the complete list of Classical music nominees and winners at http://www.grammy.com/nominees?genre=5 

Radio & Video Broadcasts via the Internet News


 
Archived Broadcast News (TV & Radio via Internet)

June 2, 2014 Arvo Pärt Project's Kanon Pokajanen live at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur, NYC, USA. With the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and conductor Tõnu Kaljuste.
http://www.npr.org/event/music/316654406/music-by-arvo-p-rt-live-from-the-met-museums-temple-of-dendur 

May 21, 2014 Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and Tallinn Chamber Orchestra with conductor Tõnu Kaljuste performance at the University of Tartu in Estonia. This is the concluding concert of the Arvo Pärt Lecture series at the U of T with a similar programme to the Arvo Pärt Project concerts in Washington and NYC, USA a few weeks later.
https://www.uttv.ee/naita?id=19803

The December 5, 2013 Opening Concert of the Christmas Music in Three Churches Concert series was livestreamed on the internet and the archived video and photographs of the concert can be viewed at http://publik.delfi.ee/news/muusika/tana-delfi-tvs-riia-katastroofis-hukkunute-malestuskontsert.d?id=67370966 

The Soundstreams Music of Arvo Pärt concert on October 1, 2013 at Koerner Hall, Toronto, Canada was livestreamed on the internet and is available for archived viewing at http://new.livestream.com/accounts/236409/arvo-part. The individual works performed at the October 1, 2013 concert can also be viewed on YouTube videos as follows:
"L'Abbe Agathon" by Arvo Pärt at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2i5ZWLiYbo 
"Open Road" by James Rolfe at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAPpuHriIi0 
"Ave Maria" by Riho Esko Maimets at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fqgtzD6opo 
"Adam's Lament" by Arvo Pärt at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCx-Meklym0 

The Heino Eller 125 concerts from September 1, 2012 at the Nargen Festival can be viewed online through a series of programs on Estonian Television (ETV and ETV2):
Heino Eller: 3 Symphonies (Documentary - Estonian language only) at http://etv2.err.ee/videod/kultuur/f34305f6-27b3-4dc4-91c1-adb7dbbdc9cb
Heino Eller: Symphony No. 1, 1936 at http://etv2.err.ee/videod/kultuur/2ffdf6ed-e170-4e4a-bae7-b1cf99007cff
Heino Eller: Symphony No. 2, 1948 at http://etv2.err.ee/videod/kultuur/f364c27a-c658-488b-bb14-27d814edda7f
Heino Eller: Symphony No. 3, 1961 at
http://etv.err.ee/index.php?05657147&video=4618
The Arvo Pärt Symphonies No. 1 to 4 concert from September 9, 2011 at the Nargen Festival Pärt Days can be viewed online through two programs on Estonian Television (ETV):
Symphonies No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 at http://etv.err.ee/arhiiv.php?id=121850
Symphony No. 4 at http://etv.err.ee/arhiiv.php?id=122054
These are both with short Estonian language interviews without subtitles. 

Recording News

On May 1, 2013 Carus Verlag released the new CD Rossini: Petite Messe solennelle recorded by Kirchheimer Vokal-Consort conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste. The disc is available from Carus Verlag at http://www.carus-verlag.com/8340600.html and regular online music stores. At http://www.amazon.de/Rossini-Petite-Messe-solennelle-Kaljuste/dp/B00CDCPBJ8/ you can view enlarged cover images.  

The works from the Tõnu Kõrvits composer concert on February 6, 2013 were recorded for a future release on ECM Records. Further information will be posted as it becomes available.