Concerts

ESTONIAN MUSIC DAYS: Concert of Tõnu Kõrvits’ music

March 26, 2010 at 7 pm — Tallinn, Estonia Concert Hall

Fri, March 26, 2010 at 7 pm – Tallinn, Estonia Concert Hall

Dawn by Heino Eller for symphony orchestra
Sung into the Wind for symphony orchestra
Kellä’ (Bells) for strings from the cycle Elegies of Thule
La Folia (Nargen) for oboe and strings
River of Gratitude for two percussion, harp, celesta and strings (premiere)
Passacaglia for symphony orchestra
helios helios for two cellos and symphony orchestra

Kalev Kuljus (oboe, Germany)
Pei-Sian Ng (cello, Australia)
Pei-Jee Ng (cello, Australia) 
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Conductor ANU TALI

The concert presents an overview of Tõnu Kõrvits‘ orchestra works of recent years, including a new piece Tänumeele jõgi specially written for the Estonian Music Days. helios helios was commissioned by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra with its principal conductor Arvo Volmer; like at its premiere in 2008, the soloists will be twin brothers Pei-Jee and Pei-Sian Ng.

“The music of Tõnu Kõrvits is both pastelly soft and romantic and impressionistic. As such, it is rare in the new music of Estonia and the world elsewhere. (Heili Vaus-Tamm)

The orchestra is conducted by Anu Tali. For a dozen years, she has been the conductor of the Nordic Symphony orchestra and Kadri Tali its manager. Anu Tali has conducted several prestigious orchestras in the whole world, including Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, NDR Sinfonieorchester Hamburg, hr-Sinfonieorchester Frankfurt, London Sinfonietta, Japan and Tokyo Philharmonics, symphony orchestras of New Jersey, Nashville and Edmonton.

Tickets: 180.-, 120.- (70.-)
The concert is produced by ERSO and Estonian Composers’ Union


Tõnu  Kõrvits


Kalev Kuljus


Pei-Sian Ng ja Pei-Jee Ng


Anu Tali

Tickets: 180.-, 120.- (70.-)
The concert is produced by ERSO and Estonian Composers’ Union