Christmas music festival CHURCH HOLIDAYS IN ST MARY´S LAND 2016
CHRISTMAS MUSIC FESTIVAL “CHURCH HOLIDAYS IN THE LAND OF MARY”
27th of November 2016 – 9th of January 2017
Corelli Music www.corelli.ee
Christmas time with beautiful music in churches and music lounges all over Estonia!
Corelli Music brings joy to its audiences with a Christmas music festival “Church Holidays in the Land of Mary” since the year 2010. The festival lasts throughout the long holiday season from 27th of November until January 9th 2017, starting with the First of Advent in the end of November, through anticipation of Christmas and the festive end of the year concerts, until the Epiphany and the Orthodox Christmas in the beginning of January. The patron of “Church Holidays in the Land of Mary” is the president of the Estonian Council of Churches, Archbishop Emeritus Andres Põder.
The programme of the festival consists of concerts „ICE ORGAN“ on the First of Advent, November 27th in Tallinn; „Awaiting Christmas with Brass“ on the Third of Advent, December 11th in Tallinn; traditional end of the year concerts „MAGNIFICAT“ December 28 th -29th in Tartu and Tallinn; „New Star in the Sky of Classical Music“ January 5th and 9th in Tallinn and Narva. Ulla Krigul (harmonium) and Jaan Sööt from the legendary group Jäääär (guitar and song), early brass music ensemble Clangor Cupri and Ene Salumäe (organ), brilliant soprano Arete Teemets, Corelli Baroque Orchestra, vocal ensemble Eboracum Baroque and conductor Chris Parsons from Great Britain, and six solo singers from the new vocal early music ensemble nju:Est consort – they all offer you great musical experiences for Christmas.
Merry Christmas from Corelli Music!