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30.11.14 19:00 Tallinna metodist church (Narva mnt 51, Tallinn). Series Christmas music festival CHURCH HOLIDAYS IN ST MARY´S LAND 2014

 

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

30th of November 2014 - 7th of January 2015

Corelli Music presents wonderful Christmas time with beautiful music in churches, manors and music lounges over Estonia! Concert agency Corelli Music continues its year of 10th anniversary and the audience will be delighted again by the Christmas festival "Church Holidays in St Mary's Land". It lasts throughout the long holiday season from the First Sunday of Advent on 30th November, through Christmas expectation, over the end of the year and festive New Year's Concert until Epiphany and Orthodox Christmas in January. The opening concert of the festival marks the 100th anniversary of the maestro Hugo Lepnurm and closing concert begins next year's celebration year "St Mary's Land 800"

 

OPENING CONCERT. The First Sunday of Advent

Sun, 30 th  of November 2014 at 7 pm, Tallinn Methodist Church (Narva mnt 51)

PROGRAMME: "A Great Role Model - Hugo Lepnurm 100"

PERFORMER: Kristel Aer (on Hugo Lepnurm's memorial organ)

The maestro Hugo Lepnurm is a great and encouraging role model for Estonian organ players today. The concert includes works by Hugo Lepnurm as well as his two huge role models Johann Sebastian Bach and Marcel Dupré. All of those works relate well with life and doings of this important organist and composer, as well as with Advent.

 

Entrance to the concert with free endowment to the festival support fund

 

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

30th of November 2014 - 7th of January 2015

Corelli Music www.corelli.ee

 

The programme of Christmas festival consists of concerts "A Great Role Model - Hugo Lepnurm 100", "Waiting for Christmas", „Te Deum", "New Star in Classical Sky!" and "Christmas in Orthodox Sacred Music", all of them offer great musical experiences. The performers include Kristel Aer on the maestro Hugo Lepnurm's memorial organ, the choirs of Estonian Chamber Choirs' Society, brilliant vocal soloists, mixed choir K.O.O.R., Corelli Baroque Orchestra, conductor Martin Sildos, Estonian Cello Ensemble and Orthodox Singers.

 

OPENING CONCERT. The First Sunday of Advent

Sun, 30 th  of November 2014 at 7 pm, Tallinn Methodist Church (Narva mnt 51)

PROGRAMME: "A Great Role Model - Hugo Lepnurm 100"

PERFORMER: Kristel Aer (on Hugo Lepnurm's memorial organ)

The maestro Hugo Lepnurm is a great and encouraging role model for Estonian organ players today. The concert includes works by Hugo Lepnurm as well as his two huge role models Johann Sebastian Bach and Marcel Dupré. All of those works relate well with life and doings of this important organist and composer, as well as with Advent.

 

WAITING FOR CHRISTMAS. The Second Sunday of Advent

Sun, 7 th of December 2014 at 7 pm, St Paul Church in Viljandi (Kiriku 5)

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)

PERFORMERS: Five choirs of Estonian Chamber Choirs' Society, soloists Pirjo Püvi (soprano) and Galina Morozova-Iljenko (alto)

Soloists of CORELLI BAROQUE ORCHESTRA on period instruments

Conducted by MARTIN SILDOS

In collaboration with the Estonian Chamber Choirs' Society

 

TE DEUM. Traditional Year End Concerts

Sun, 28 th of December 2014 at 7 pm, St John's Church in Tartu (Jaani 5)

Mon, 29 th of December 2014 at 7 pm, St John's Church in Tallinn (Vabaduse väljak 1)

PROGRAMME: Marc-Antoine Charpentier's „Messe de Minuit pour Noël" ("Midnight Mass for Christmas"), Concerto H 545, „Te Deum"

PERFORMERS: Soloists Pirjo Püvi (soprano), Arete Teemets (soprano), Ka Bo Chan (countertenor), Valter Soosalu (tenor), Uku Joller (bass-baritone)

Mixed choir K.O.O.R. (conductor Raul Talmar)

CORELLI BAROQUE ORCHESTRA on period instruments

Conducted by MARTIN SILDOS

 

NEW STAR IN CLASSICAL SKY! Greeting Concert of the New Year

Sat, 3rd of January 2015 at 6 pm, Mustpeade Maja in Tallinn (House of Blackheads, Pikk 26)

PERFORMER: ESTONIAN CELLO ENSEMBLE, first public concert!

PROGRAMME: Fireworks of classical music (Ciacomo Puccini, Gioachino Rossini, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, George Gershwin, Aram Khachaturian, Argentine tango, Spanish moods and much more), performed by six cellos

ST MARY'S LAND 800. Epiphany and Orthodox Christmas

Mon, 5 th of January 2015 at 6 pm, Jõhvi St Michael's Church (Rakvere 6)

Wed, 7 th of January 2015 at 6 pm, The Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin in Tallinn (Toom-Kooli 6)

PROGRAMME: "Christmas in Orthodox Sacred Music"

PERFORMERS: Vocal ensemble ORTHODOX SINGERS, conducted by Valeri Petrov

One can hear secular and sacred orthodox songs from various countries at this concert. The programme includes both early and contemporary sacred songs and offers wonderful view of sacred and secular essence of Christmas holidays. The concert in the Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin in Tallinn will begin the celebration year of "St Mary's Land 800".

Entrance to the concert with free endowment to the festival support fund

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Kristel Aer. Foto: Annika Metsla
Hugo Lepnurm 100 kava
JÕULUMUUSIKA FESTIVAL „KIRIKUPÜHAD MAARJAMAAL“ 2014
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