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28.03.15 19:00 St. John Church, Tartu. Series Church Holidays in the Land of Mary




Concert agency Corelli Music brilliantly continues to celebrate its 10th anniversary with keywords of the Year of Music 2015 and Eight Centuries of Terra Mariana (Land of Mary). Near Palm Sunday the series of "Church Holidays in Land of Mary" includes concerts, which could be described by the slogan of the Year of Music: Sounds good! Musicians from different generations sing praise to Saint Cecilia, the patroness of all musicians.

Sat, 28 March 2015 at 7 pm, St John's Church in Tartu (Jaani 5)

PROGRAMME: "Hail! Bright Cecilia", Z 328 by Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Soloists Jaanika Kuusik (soprano), Ivo Posti (countertenor), Mikk Dede (tenor and countertenor), Uku Joller (basso-baritone)
Estonian National Opera Boys' Choir
Corelli Baroque Orchestra on period instruments
Conductor Martin Sildos

Corelli Music continues the celebration year Eight Centuries of Terra Mariana in series “Church Music in Land of Mary” with music suitable for the mood of Palm Sunday. There will be a performance of masterwork "Hail! Bright Cecilia" by baroque composer Henry Purcell on 28 March at St John's Church in Tartu and on Palm Sunday, 29 March at St Olaf's Church in Tallinn.

Corelli Baroque Orchestra will collaborate with Estonian National Opera Boys' Choir for the first time. The choir is conducted by Hirvo Surva who was recently entitled Musician of the Year and has received many other recognitions. The ode will be performed under the church vaults by the musicians from different generations: soprano Jaanika Kuusik, countertenor Ivo Posti, tenor and countertenor Mikk Dede and basso-baritone Uku Joller, also Estonian National Opera Boys' Choir, Corelli Baroque Orchestra and conductor Martin Sildos.

Purcell's large scale work is quite suitable for that kind of performers and the Year of Music as Saint Cecilia, to whom the work was once dedicated, is the patroness of all musicians. The concerts take place in collaboration with Estonian National Opera and with the support of Estonian Ministry of Culture, Cultural Endowment and Corelli Club of Maecenas'.

Enjoy the elegant performance of excellent musicians in honour of Saint Cecilia and Land of Mary in the Year of Music 2015!

The concert without intermission lasts for 1 hour.


10 / 8 €* in Piletilevi and Statoil and before the concert at the concert venue, if possible

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*Special price: students, pensioners, disabled people and their companions, music teachers, members of the Association of Estonian Professional Musician


Püha Cecilia- videoklipp
Ivo Posti. Foto erakogust
Rahvusooper Estonia poistekoor. Foto Harri Rospu
Corelli Barokkorkester ja Martin Sildos. Foto_ Olev Mihkelmaa
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