Music News

Tallinn Chamber Music Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary

The 15th Tallinn Chamber Music Festival will be held from August 21 to 30 at different venues in Tallinn, featuring top musicians from Estonia as well as guests from Denmark and Russia.

Cellist Marcel Johannes Kits and pianist Sten Heinoja at the Kadriorg Palace

On August 16, cellist Marcel Johannes Kits and pianist Sten Heinoja will give a concert at the Kadriorg Palace in Tallinn at 6 p.m.

New scores in EMIC Music Store

Vocal and choral works of Maria Kõrvits, the winner of the youth category at the Rostrum of Composers held in 2016, can be now purchased through the EMIC Music Store.

Birgitta musical theatre festival dedicated to Maestro Eri Klas

The Birgitta musical theatre festival taking place in the historical ruins of Pirita Convent from August 9 to 18 will mark the 80th anniversary of the birth of the founder of the festival, Maestro Eri Klas.

Estonian Music Information Centre is on summer vacation

Estonian Music Information Centre is on summer vacation until the 4th of August. Find the information about concerts in July from our Calendar of Music Events. EMIC Music Shop orders will be fulfilled from August 5. Scores in PDF format paid with credit card appear into your mailbox automatically. Have a wonderful summer!

The Estonian Song and Dance Celebration will be festively held next week

On July 4 to 7 the 27th Song Celebration and the 20th Dance Celebration titled „My Fatherland is My Love“ will be held in Tallinn. The year 2019 will mark two great jubilees in Song and Dance Celebration history: 150 years since the birth of the Song Celebration and 85 years since the first Dance Celebration.

A new composition „Sei la luce e il mattino“ by Tõnu Kõrvits to be recorded

Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir under the baton of Risto Joost will record the new piece „Sei la luce e il mattino” by Tõnu Kõrvits at the Tallinn Philharmonic Society House of Blackheads. An album will be released under the Finnish label Ondine.

Giuseppe Verdi’s Messa da Requiem in Tõrva

On June 15 at 7 pm, Giuseppe Verdi’s sacred masterpiece Messa da Requiem will be performed in small Estonian town Tõrva, South-Estonia by almost 200 musicians. Among the soloists will be Estonian mezzo-soprano Monika-Evelin Liiv, several Estonian top choirs and Estonian National Symphony Orchestra will be conducted by Risto Joost.

„Sei la luce e il mattino” by Tõnu Kõrvits to be premiered at the Tallinn Philharmonic Society’s final concert of the season

On June 16, the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Risto Joost will end its season at the Tallinn Philharmonic Society House of Blackheads with the premiere of „Sei la luce e il mattino” by Tõnu Kõrvits.

Arvo Volmer announced as the new Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Estonian National Opera

The council of the Estonian National Opera confirmed Arvo Volmer as the new Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Estonian National Opera from the season 2019–2020.