Series of charity concerts since 1999, 10 years of manorial music!
History, Beaux Arts, architecture, romantic old castles, beautiful nature,
reveille for the Maeacenas' movement for welfare of our children...
August 2008 the series of concerts *Estonian Manors* celebrates its
10th anniversary and 90th birthday of our beloved Estonian Republic.
be held in these manors that are connected to the birth of Estonian
Republic. At first the Viimsi manor that belonged many years to general
Johan Laidoner. And also in these manors whose Baltic-German owners -
dukes, barons, counts etc have helped the young republic a lot in the
War of Independance in 1918-20 and have received the Estonian highest
official reward for their merits - are the cavaliers of Estonian Cross
of Independance / Eesti Vabadusrist/
(Pirgu, Avanduse, Väinjärve etc).
In the year 2008 everybody is welcome to support the Tammistu manor near Tartu,
where Estonian Agrenska Foundation is planning to create a center,
which aims at optimal quality of life for children having disability
due to different diseases and traumatic injures.
two creative companies, that started just after Estonia re-gained its
independance, both celebrated their 15th birthday in 2007 - baroque
ensemble Corelli Consort on period instruments and Fine 5 Dance
Theatre, one of the best-known and the most influential contemporary
dance companies in Estonia. The program will be a connection of baroque
music with contemporary coreography and high fashion collections (Ivo
Nikkolo), in co-operation with Independant Association of Dance.
Music in the program is selected from most celebrated Baltic-German
composer J.V. Meder, from the ensemble's favourite Archangelo Corelli
and due to the connections of Tammistu centre to the royal family of
Sweden also baroque music from the Royal Swedish Court (J.H. Roman).
All the historical background of the manors and birth of Estonian
Republic will be enlightened traditionally by art historian Jüri