Holidays in the Land of Mary" 2019
30th of November
2019 - 6th of
Label 2017-2018 by European Festivals Association
Christmas time filled with beautiful music in churches and music
lounges all over Estonia!
again Corelli Music delights the audience with the Christmas Music
Festival "Church Holidays in the Land of Mary" which brings
musical experiences throughout the whole holiday period. Praised by
the audience the festival has been credited with the quality label
"EFFE Label 2017-2018" by European Festivals Association. The
patron of the festival is the president
of Estonian Council of Churches, Bishop Emeritus Andres Põder.
OPENING CONCERT. First week of
30th of November 2019 at 18 in
the Christmas peace of the parish, concert and lighting the advent
candles on the Christmas tree of the city,
1st of December
18 in St Charles'
with the free donation to support the festival.
and festive music for the beginning of Christmas awaiting
- Chorale preludes by
compositions for organ
fashionably ardent pieces by Stamm
- the king of the instruments"
concert with a poetic title "Vox Angelorum" is dedicated to
organ as an instrument which resounds in almost every church in the
land of Mary. Beautiful sounds of trumpet will add the holidayspark
to the grand sonance of organ. Audience can enjoy the oeuvres by
great composers from Bach until modern times. The historical organ in
Rapla church and lately renovated concert organ in St. Charles'
church allow to play very diversely beautiful music which alongside
the sounds of trumpet create a unique harmonic entirety.
AWAITING CHRISTMAS. Third week
14th of December 2019 at 18 in Kellerteater, Tallinn
15th of December 2019 at 18.in Kernu manor, Harju county
holiday evenings in the most beautiful venues are back this year!
Bo Chan (countertenor)
and Baroque ensemble Corelli
Consort on period
violin), Tõnu Jõesaar
da gamba), Robert
and love, the hearty program contains canorous Christmas music and
touching love songs by masters of the baroque era. All of it is
performed by a little mystical voice countertenor accompanied by
mild-sounded baroque instruments.
elegant concert offers wonderful music by Bach, Handel, Gluck,
can be divine as well as earthly, it can bring you supreme joys, but
also biggest sorrows. Brimful of all these feelings and emotions,
music selected to these concerts will sound in the historical
gunpowder cellar, Kellerteater on the edge of the Tallinn old town
and in excellently renovated Kernu manor.
28th of December
19 in St. John's
29th of December
19 in St. John's
Beautifully dazzling Christmas
concerts under the historical church vaults.
Telemann, Corrette, Vivaldi, Charpentier - several
compositions by masters of baroque era will be performed for the
first time in Estonia!
Messiah. The Four Seasons"
Soloists: ILZE GRĒVELE-SKARAINE (soprano, Latvia), MONTA
MARTINSONE (soprano, Latvia), IVO POSTI (countertenor, Estonia), ANSIS
BĒTIŅŠ (tenor, Latvia), EDGARS SKARBULIS (basso, Latvia)
COLLEGIUM CHORO MUSICI RIGA,
CORELLI BAROQUE ORCHESTRA
Conductor MĀRIS KUPČS
The first collaboration of
Estonian concert agency
Corelli Music ja Latvian
Early Music Center allows the audience to enjoy an extremely exciting
program full of less known music by masters of baroque era. Everyone
knows Handel's "Messiah" and Vivaldi's " The four seasons"
but this concerts offers you new flavors to enjoy. Top musicians from
Tallinna and Riga will perform the 2nd part of "Messiah" by
Telemann, Frenchly dazzling suite „Noëls sur les instruments"
by Charpentier and Corrette's oeuvre "Laudate Dominum" for
the soloists, choir and orchestra which bases largely on Vivaldi's
cycle "The four seasons". Only the opening piece of the concert -
Vivaldi's "Magnificat", has been played in Estonia before.
6th of January
19 in Keila-Joa castles
Schloss Fall, Harju
Exclusively festive concert to
welcome new year and Orthodox Christmas.
magical world of the romance"
In the historical manor hall,
side by side Estonian and Russian delightful romance music will
glitter. Marvellous soloists offer for your enjoyment a diverse
program by such composers as Mart
Saar, Sergei Rachmaninoff
others to revive
the festive spirit of former times.
Enjoy the style and elegance of
former times and todays brilliant musicians!
More information: www.corelli.ee