From September 13 to October 1, David Oistrakh Festival “Homeland Tune” will be held in Sillamäe. This year’s festival presents 10 concerts at Sillamäe Culture Centre and Sillamäe Roman Catholic Church.
Festival Opening Concert on September 13 at Sillamäe Cultre Centre will feature Patricia Rosario (soprano, India/UK), Natalia Setshkareva (flute, Russia), Allar Kaasik (cello), Marko Martin (piano) and Stravinsky String Quartet (Russia), performing music from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to Galina Grigorjeva. On September 14, Patricia Rosario, Natalia Setshkareva, Allar Kaasik and Stravinsky String Quartet will perfom with Aleksandr Shustin (violin, Russia) and Julia Tomilova (violin, Russia) at Sillamäe Roman Catholic Church.
Additionally, concerts of Iva Nedeva (violin, Bulgaria), Mihkel Peäske (flute) and Senja Rummukainen (cello, Finland) (September 17 at Sillamäe Roman Catholic Church); Elina Mustonen (harpsichord, Finland), Indrek Vau (trumpet, Baroque trumept) and Holger Kaasik (cello, Finland) (September 19 at Sillamäe Culture Centre); Pushkin Quintet (Finland), Iva Nedeva (violin, Bulgaria) and ensemble Lõoke (September at Sillamäe Culture Centre); N. Rimski-Korsakov Music College A. R. Paulavičius Symphony Orchestra with violinst Iva Nedeva, conductor Aleksei Vassiljev (Russia) (September 21 at 21. septembril Sillamäe Culture Centre); Viivika Oksanen (organ, Finland), Allar Kaasik and ensemble Lõoke (September 24 at Sillamäe Roman Catholic Church); cellist Allar Kaasik with Čiurlionis String Quartet (Lithuania) (September 26 at Sillamäe Culture Centre), Aleksander Bolotin (piano, Russia) (September 28 at Sillamäe Culture Centre) and male choir Logos (Latvia) with Allar Kaasik, concductors Joanne Shenrock, Arnis Paurs and Rihards Rudzītis (October 1 at Sillamäe Culture Centre).
Featured Estonian composers at the festival are Galina Grigorjeva, Urmas Sisask, Lepo Sumera, Ester Mägi, Raimond Valgre, Heino Eller, Anne Ellerhein-Metsala and Helmut Rosenvald.
Artistic director of David Oistrakh Festival is Allar Kaasik.
David Oistrakh Festival