August 25–26, 2017
Towers of Tallinn and brilliant musicians!
“Towers of Tallinn” brings together the history of ancient Tallinn and
contemporary oeuvre, introducing the city's famous silhouette inside out
through different eras of music.
This year´s opening concert will
take place in one of the most beautiful churches in Tallinn Old Town. It
is a place where people do not find themselves very often. Church of
the Transfiguration of Our Lord charms with Estonia’s biggest and most
spectacular baroque iconostasis, Tallinn’s oldest tower bell and
excellent acoustics. Following concerts will take place on the outdoor
stage of the beautifully renovated medieval wall tower called the Maiden
Tower and in the quondam mightiest building of the Dominican Order
which stood unused for a long time, but has a future full of hope - St.
* 18.00 Outdoor
stage of Maiden Tower (Neitsitorn, Lühike
jalg 9a, Tallinn)
Arder and Siim Aimla quartet.
(vocals), Siim Aimla (saxophones), Jaan Jaanson (guitar), Ara
Yaralyan (double bass)
creation of Helin-Mari Arder and Siim Aimla.
is the contiuance of the erlier programme „Wake up, my heart“
(jazz arrangements for Estonian clerical folk song). Helin-Mari Arder
has enchanted the audiences with both original oeuvre
as well as with songs from other Estonian authors and her repertoire
also includes music in many other languages. Her most well-known
song, however, is certainly the song called “Little Sun”. Siim
Aimla is known for his versatile approach as an author, performer,
arranger and band leader. Both musicians have published several
In collaboration with Tallinn Culture Night