Music agency's season opening concert takes place in Toompea Music Lounge, the former Ungern-Sternberg city palace's ball hall
situated in the heart of ancient Tallinn. The highlights of opera
arias and witty show about the nature of capricious primadonnas are
brought to the autumn of our Land of Mary by excellent Estonian
musicians. Besides the delightful music, audience can enjoy the
miraculous interior of the palace and million dollar view over the
rooftops of Tallinn Old Town which opens up from the windows.
2017/2018 opening concert in Toompea Music Lounge
28th of October 2017 at 18:00 in Ungern-Sternberg's city palace,
Estonian Academy of Sciences (Kohtu 6, Tallinn)
salon cafeteria is waiting guests an hour before the beginning of the
fireworks of the most famous opera arias (Wagner, Bizet, Rossini
etc.) and capricious opera diva!
and pianist Siim
will perform an unconventional concert performance "Diva"
which is written and staged by Paavo
introduces the peculiar mind set of prima donnas and the company of
opera stages through the most famous opera arias by Wagner, Bizet,
Rossini, etc. Performance "Diva" is about the ridiculous
yet emotive duet-duel of capricious singer and her accompanist who is
tired of her vagaries. This evening one can see everything that can
happen when opera diva's sense of reality is blinded by the spark
duration of the concert is 1 hour.
have to admit that i do not remember when was the last time i could
laugh so sanatively with the whole audience while enjoying high
standard singing which is accompanied by the sensitive pianist!...
You have to see and hear this!"
/Tiiu Levald/ 31.05.2012)
and Pillak have managed to combine their talents in the best way and
diva clichés have been transformed into absurd in such a brave
manner that they are always one step ahead of audience's
that can happen with a diva, will happen there. But what happens on
stage is bigger than life - The scale of emotions is often out of
foot in the metaphor, other in the woods"/Kairi Prints/Eesti
the premier in 2012 in Estonia "Diva" has been performed
also in Finland, Russia, Brazil. All the performances have been very
popular, because it's not based on text but since the beginning the
goal has been to perform music in a high quality. It is complemented
with the story by Paavo Piik which is based on the main character
Annaliisa Pillak's notes on the life of the opera singers.
the style and elegance of former times and today's splendid
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