24th International Early Music Festival ORIENT et OCCIDENT

24th International Early Music Festival ORIENT et OCCIDENT takes place from October 10 to 13 in Tartu and Tallinn, and features musicians from Denmark, Norway, India, Iran, Finland, Spain, and Estonia. Festival concerts will present European Mediaeval, Scandinavian, Indian and Persian Classical, Sufi and Kurdish music, and improvisations.

Pianist Mihkel Poll’s solo recitals in Venice and Tallinn

Pianist Mihkel Poll will give two solo recitals during October. On October 10 he will perform at the Benedetto Marcello Venice Music Conservatory and on October 29 at the Estonia Concert Hall in Tallinn.

Viljandi Guitar Festival will be held this week

The 12th Viljandi Guitar Festival, which aims to promote improvisational and cross-stylistic guitar playing skills, takes place from October 8 to 13 in the city of Viljandi and introduces artists from home and abroad.

Erkki-Sven Tüür 60

The Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, and chamber choir Collegium Musicale will give portrait concerts to mark the 60th anniversary of the birth of composer Erkki-Sven Tüür during October.

Helena Tulve’s „The Narrow Road to the Deep North“ to be premiered in London

The world’s finest vocal ensembles Theatre of Voices will present some of the new vocal chamber music to come out of the Baltic States including a world premiere work from Helena Tulve at Kings Place in London.

Festival „Mirror in Mirror“ in Moscow

The festival „Mirror in Mirror“ („Zerkalo v zerkale“) in Moscow, taking place from September 27 to 29, presents the music by Estonian, Georgian, and Russian composers. The special guest of the festival is the pianist Kadri-Ann Sumera.

The Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre will start its centennial festival

This season the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre celebrates its centennial, which coincides with the opening of the long-awaited new concert hall of the Academy. The EAMT will be commencing its centennial celebrations with a festival of concerts, performances, and much more from September 28 to October 2.

Rein Rannap’s Oboe Concerto to be premiered at the season-opening concert of the Pärnu City Orchestra

Pärnu City Orchestra will open its season on September 24 with the world premiere of Rein Rannap’s Oboe Concerto. The programme at the Pärnu Concert Hall also includes works by Tõnu Kõrvits and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

New Concert series by Estonian Foundation of Musical Instruments launched

The Estonian Foundation of Musical Instruments in collaboration with the state concert institution Eesti Kontsert has launched new concert series "The treasures of the Instrument Foundation". The new series will present the young Estonian musicians who have given for temporary use the historic instruments from the collection of the Estonian Foundation of Musical Instruments.

Chamber Choir Voces Musicales celebrates its 20th anniversary with the music of Arvo Pärt and Pärt Uusberg

Chamber Choir Voces Musicales will celebrate its 20th anniversary on September 14 at the St. John’s Church in Tallinn. The concert will present the music of Arvo Pärt and Pärt Uusberg.