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28.12.13 19:00 St. John Church, Tartu. Series Christmas music festival CHURCH HOLIDAYS IN ST MARY´S LAND 2013

Corelli Music presents wonderful Christmas time with beautiful music in churches of Tartu and Tallinn, in manors and music lounges over Estonia! For the fourth year the audience will be delighted by the Christmas music festival "Church Holydays in St Mary's Land", which lasts throughout the long holiday season from the First Sunday of Advent in the beginning of December over the end of the year until the festive New Year's Concert in January.

MESSIAH

 

PROGRAMME: Handel's "Messiah"

PERFORMERS:

Soloists Pirjo Püvi (soprano), I

vo Posti (countertenor),

Endrik Üksvärav (tenor),

Uku Joller (bass)

Chamber choir VOCES MUSICALES

CORELLI BAROQUE ORCHESTRA on period instruments

Conducted by ANSSI MATTILA (Finland)

 

Georg Friedrich Handel finished "Messiah", his most popular work, in 1741 and despite its low success at first performance it has become one of the most famous oratorial compositions in the world. The audience especially enjoys its beautiful arias and powerful choirs. "Messiah" will be performed on period instruments and the conductor Anssi Mattila is one of the greatest expert of this field in Finland: he is the leader of early music programme at Sibelius Academy, an organist and harpsichordist.

In collaboration with Eesti Kontsert

 

 

 

CHRISTMAS MUSIC FESTIVAL "CHURCH HOLIDAYS IN ST MARY'S LAND"

1-29 December 2013 and 4 January 2014

 

Corelli Music presents wonderful Christmas time with beautiful music in churches of Tartu and Tallinn, in manors and music lounges over Estonia! For the fourth year the audience will be delighted by the Christmas music festival "Church Holydays in St Mary's Land", which lasts throughout the long holiday season from the First Sunday of Advent in the beginning of December over the end of the year until the festive New Year's Concert in January.

 

The festival programme consists of concerts "The Advent Evening", "Waiting for Christmas", "Messiah" and "Into the New Year with Corelli's Baroque Sparkle", all of them offer great musical experiences. The performers include Virgo Veldi on saxophone and Ulla Krigul on organ, the choirs of Estonian Chamber Choirs' Society, baroque ensemble Corelli Consort, brilliant vocal soloists, chamber choir Voces Musicales, Corelli Baroque Orchestra, conductors Anssi Mattila (Finland) and Martin Sildos.

 

OPENING CONCERT: The First Sunday of Advent

Sun, 1 December 2013 at 8 p.m., Swedish St Michael's Church in Tallinn

 

PROGRAMME: "The Advent Evening" (Kõrvits, A. Kapp, Grigorjeva, Christmas music)

PERFORMERS: Virgo Veldi (saxophone) and Ulla Krigul (organ)

 

The musicians wish to bring the audience into the season of advent, give some time for reflection over the ending year and offer beautiful moments for those, who love the combo of organ and saxophone. Mostly Estonian music will be performed at the spirited and gripping advent concert: including Galina Grigorjeva's "The Prayer" ("Molitva"), Artur Kapp's "Prelude", Tõnu Kõrvits' "Chorales of Thule" (Three Folk Songs) and wonderful Christmas music.

 

TICKETS: presale 8/6*€ at Piletilevi and Statoil; 10/8*€ an hour before the concert at the venue (if possible)

 

 

WAITING FOR CHRISTMAS: The Second Sunday of Advent

Sat, 7 December 2013 at 5 p.m., St John's Church, Tartu

Sun, 8 December 2013 at 6 p.m., Methodist Church, Tallinn

 

PROGRAMME: Haydn's "Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo", Hob. XXII/7 (Little Organ Mass), Corelli's Concerto grosso G minor, Op. 6 No. 8 "Fatto per la notte di natale" ("Christmas Concerto") and Concerto grosso F Major, Op. 6 No. 9, Pergolesi's "Magnificat" (real author is Durante, first performance in Estonia)

PERFORMERS: Choirs of Estonian Chamber Choirs' Society, soloist Ülle Tuisk (soprano)

Soloists of CORELLI BAROQUE ORCHESTRA on period instruments

Conducted by MARTIN SILDOS

 

For the first time the traditional "Waiting for Christmas" concerts of Estonian Chamber Choirs' Society offer brilliant music from baroque era. The beautiful concerts will see the collaboration of the society's choirs from Tallinn, Tartu and Southern Estonia, joined by the soloists of Corelli Baroque Orchestra, specialising in early music, and conducted by Martin Sildos. This will be the first known performance of Pergolesi's/Durante's "Magnificat" in Estonia.

 

TICKETS: 5/4*€ in Tartu, 7/5*€ in Tallinn

In collaboration with the Estonian Chamber Choirs' Society

 

 

MESSIAH

Sat, 28 December 2013 at 7 p.m., St John's Church, Tartu

Sun, 29 December 2013 at 7 p.m., St John's Church, Tallinn

PROGRAMME: Handel's "Messiah"

PERFORMERS: Soloists Pirjo Püvi (soprano), Ivo Posti (countertenor), Endrik Üksvärav (tenor), Uku Joller (bass)

Chamber choir VOCES MUSICALES

CORELLI BAROQUE ORCHESTRA on period instruments

Conducted by ANSSI MATTILA (Finland)

 

Georg Friedrich Handel finished "Messiah", his most popular work, in 1741 and despite its low success at first performance it has become one of the most famous oratorial compositions in the world. The audience especially enjoys its beautiful arias and powerful choirs. "Messiah" will be performed on period instruments and the conductor Anssi Mattila is one of the greatest expert of this field in Finland: he is the leader of early music programme at Sibelius Academy, an organist and harpsichordist.


TICKETS: 12/9*€, in Tartu and Tallinn

In collaboration with Eesti Kontsert

 

 

INTO THE NEW YEAR WITH CORELLI'S BAROQUE SPARKLE

Sat, 4 January 2014 at 4 p.m., Rakvere Culture Center (Rakvere Parish)

 

PROGRAMME: A festive New Year's Concert with the best of baroque music (Vivaldi, Handel, J. S. Bach, etc.)

PERFORMERS: Ka Bo Chan (countertenor)

Baroque ensemble CORELLI CONSORT on period instruments

 

Let's rejoice over the New Year by enjoying the wonderfully energetic music from baroque era! The programme of New Year's Concert at former Rakvere manor (today Rakvere Culture Center) will include the most well-known baroque hits and beautiful arias for mystical countertenor.

 

FREE ADMISSION
In collaboration with the Rakvere Culture Center

 


TICKETS: 12/9*€, in Tartu and Tallinn

Sold by Estonian Concert: http://www.piletilevi.ee/est/piletid/muusika/koorimuusika/?show=30556

"Messias" videoklipp
Anssi Mattila
Corelli Barokkorkester. Foto Corelli Music, Olev Mihkelmaa
Ivo Posti. Foto erakogust
Uku Joller. Foto: Kalju Suur
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