May 7, 2015 at 7 pm — Pärnu Concert Hall
May 8, 2015 at 7 pm — Estonia Concert Hall

Carl Nielsen (1865–1931). “Helios Overture”, Op. 17 (1903)
Samuel Barber (1910–1981). Violin Concerto, Op. 14 (1939)
Jean Sibelius (1865–1957). Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 82 (1915/1919)

Nemanja Radulović (violin)
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra

The final concert of the Eesti Kontsert season, performed in Tallinn and Pärnu, will be part of the “Sibelius 150” concert series, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the most popular Finnish composer, Jean Sibelius.

The concerts will be conducted by Ville Matvejeff, the internationally recognised, multitalented and charismatic young musician, who is active as a conductor, composer and pianist. Matvejeff’s career as a conductor is just now gaining momentum: since January 2014 he is principal conductor of the Jyväskylä Sinfonia, in addition to conducting Finland’s top orchestras, he is conducting elsewhere in Europe, in China, Japan and Mexico. He is also actively engaged in the opera world, regularly conducting at Malmö Opera and the Royal Swedish Opera. He is also the founder and artistic director of the New Generation Opera.

RadulovichNemanja2Nemanja Radulovic represents the innovative young generation of classical music. Being a talented and impressive stage person, he seeks passionately for a musical bond with ever wider audience. He has won prizes at several prestigious international competitions: Joseph Joachim Violin Competition in Hanover, George Enescu Competition, Stradivarius Violin Competition, Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, etc. Radulovic has performed at most known concert halls (Concertgebouw, Salle Pleyel, Carnegie Hall) with the best orchestras (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London) and conductors (Myung-Whun Chung, etc.). He has recorded several distinctive albums, of which The Devil’s Trills, released in 2009, has been the most recognized one. In January 2014, Radulovic signed an exclusive recording contract with Deutsche Grammophon.

Tickets in Pärnu: 9 € / 6,50 €
Tickets in Tallinn: 25 € / 20 €
Concerts are organized by Eesti Kontsert & ENSO