Concerts

JÄRVI & RANDALU

Kalle Randalu. Foto: John Wright

April 26, 2019 at 7 pm — Estonia Concert Hall

4th concert of the PIANO CONCERTO series

Rudolf Tobias
Ballade Of the Beautiful Air Maiden (Sest Ilmaneitsist ilusast)

Robert Schumann
Piano Concerto in A minor

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 5 in c minor

ELINA NECHAYEVA soprano
KALLE RANDALU piano
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Conductor NEEME JÄRVI


Kalle Randalu, Neeme Järvi (© Andris Pozarskis).

Kalle Randalu, who is considered an extraordinary performer of Mozart, will play two Romantic piano concertos during the 2018/19 season with ENSO – at the beginning of the season, he will perform Grieg, and in spring, Schumann. Randalu has won awards at prestigious competitions, including the first place at the ARD competition in Munich (1985), as well as laureates from the Schumann Competition in Zwickau (1981) and the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow (1982). Neeme Järvi, Kalle Randalu, and ENSO recently did an excellent job in recording all of Beethoven’s piano concertos under the company ERP.

The solo in Rudolf Tobias’ impressionist ballad Sest Ilmaneitsist ilusast (Of the Beautiful Air Maiden) inspired by Kalevipoeg, which is very demanding for any soloist, will be performed by soprano Elina Nechayeva, who, immediately after her successful performance at Eurovision 2018, went on tour with ENSO and Neeme Järvi to Georgia and Armenia.
In the second half of the concert, one of the most challenging and remarkable classical works, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 (also known as Fate), will be performed.

Tickets: €23 / €16
The concert is produced by ENSO


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