May 8, 2004 at 7 pm — Vanemuine Concert Hall
May 9, 2004 at 7 pm — Estonia Concert Hall

On Saturday, May 8th at 7 pm,
Vanemuine Concert Hall

On Sunday, May 9th at 7 pm,
Estonia Concert Hall

Conductor: LEIF SEGERSTAM (Finland)
Soloist: winner of the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition BARRY DOUGLAS (Ireland)

In programme:
Sibelius – “Andante festivo” for strings
Brahms – Piano Concerto No. 1 d minor
Segerstam – Symphony No. 93
Sibelius – “Finlandia”

Barry Douglas enjoys a major international career, which has developed worldwide since he won the Gold Medal at the 1986 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition in Moscow.

“Above and beyond the sheer athletic prowess of his performance, Barry Douglas evokes the changing moods of this imposing, pulsating musical journey by the sheer strength of his presence and by his questing dialogue with the orchestra … a supremely talented and genuine artist.”

Leif Segerstam is one of the most versatile and interesting musical talents from the Nordic countries. He is currently Chief Conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition he holds honorary titles with the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz in Germany. He has also held the position of Chief Conductor of the Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Vienna and of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra in addition to having been Music Director and Chief Conductor of the Royal Swedish Opera.

Tickets in Tartu: 100.-, 50.- (reduction -50%)
Tickets in Tallinn: 150.-, 100.- (reduction -50%)
Concerts are produced by ERSO

Concerts are supported by the Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism for Ireland 2004 Presidency of the European Union

Nice opportunity to spend your night!
After the concert on May 9th (showing that night’s concert ticket) you will be offered discounts in:
Restaurant Karl Friedrich (Raekoja plats 5; phone: (0)6 272 413) -20%,
Café Anglais (Raekoja plats 14; phone: (0)6 442 160) -15%,
Veinipööning (Viru 18 3rd floor; phone (0)6 418 631) – 15%,
Tallinna Eesti Maja Restaurant (Lauteri 1; phone: (0)6 455 252) – 15%.

Tickets in Tartu: 100.-, 50.- (reduction -50%)
Tickets in Tallinn: 150.-, 100.- (reduction -50%)