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PROGRAM 2015

The program of the Nargenfestival will be made public and tickets are on sale from May 2016 in Piletilevi ticket outlets and one hour before the performance on site.

07.06

St John's Church (Jaani kirik), Tallinn, 7 pm

Rudolf Tobias's oratorio JOONAS (Jonah)

The premiere of the author's Estonian language version and original orchestration in Estonia Arete Teemets (soprano) Helen Lepalaan (mezzo-soprano) Mati Turi (tenor) Taavi Tampuu (baritone) Raiko Raalik (bass) Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Collegium Musicale Voces Musicales Ellerhein Girl's Choir  Chorus Mysticus: Maria Listra, Kadri Tegelmann, Endrik Üksvärav, Tamar Nugis Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Kadri Toomoja (organ) Choirmaster Mai Simson Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste Tõnu Kaljuste: 'I've realised that Rudolf Tobias's oratorio 'Joonase lähetamine' ('Jonah's Commission'), later named „Joonas“('Jonah'), is a star creation of Estonian classic music via the Vardo Rumessen's version. Loe edasi...
08.06

Tartu St Paul's Church (Pauluse kirik), 6 pm

Rudolf Tobias's oratorio JOONAS (Jonah)

The premiere of the author's Estonian language version and original orchestration in Estonia Arete Teemets (soprano) Helen Lepalaan (mezzo-soprano) Mati Turi (tenor) Taavi Tampuu (baritone) Raiko Raalik (bass) Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Collegium Musicale Voces Musicales Ellerhein Girl's Choir Chorus Mysticus: Maria Listra, Kadri Tegelmann, Endrik Üksvärav, Tamar Nugis Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Kadri Toomoja (organ) Choirmaster Mai Simson Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste Tõnu Kaljuste: 'I've realised that Rudolf Tobias's oratorio 'Joonase lähetamine' ('Jonah's Commission'), later named „Joonas“('Jonah'), is a star creation of Estonian classic music via the Vardo Rumessen's version. Loe edasi...
19.08


Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, 7.00 pm

Estonian Republic's 100th anniversary: JOINT SINGING: SONG POWER and CENTURY BUZZ

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia, Nargenfestival calls Estonian people to the JOINT SINGING on the eve of the Independence Restoration Day. The celebration has two parts and the first part SONG POWER is 100 minutes of non-stop singing for the state's 100th anniversary. People will sing dear old simple songs together with the beloved actors, singers and choirs. The lead singers in the first part are Jaan Tätte, Evelin Võigemast, Eeva Talsi, Lauri Õunapuu, Priit Võigemast, Maria Listra, Hele Kõrve, Jan Uuspõld, Mait Malmsten, Marta Laan, Liina Vahtrik, Riina Maidre, Jaan Pehk, Jarek Kasar, Tiit Kikas, Arno Tamm, Kihnu Virve, Andero Ermel, Kadri Voorand and Estonian Voices. Loe edasi...
02.09

St John's church (Jaani kirik), Tallinn, 7 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2018: OPENING CONCERT

Arvo Pärt Sequentia Symphony No. 3 Symhony No. 4 "Los Angeles" Swansong Estonian National Symphony Orchestra Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste Arvo Pärt Days open with the composer's orchestral works performed by Estonian National Symphony Orchestra. In the centre of the programme are the two latest symphonies created with the interval of 37 years. Symphony No. 3 takes the audience to the year 1971, the time before developing the new musical language, while Symphony No. Loe edasi...
04.09

Church of the Holy Cross in Paide (Püha Risti kirik), 6 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2018: MISSA SYLLABICA

Arvo Pärt   Trivium Kleine Litanei Kyrie (Missa syllabica) Gloria (Missa syllabica) And One of the Pharisees …  Credo (Missa syllabica) Pari intervallo Præfatio Sanctus (Missa syllabica) The Deer's Cry Agnus Dei (Missa syllabica) Da pacem Domine Ite missa est (Missa syllabica) Virgencita My Heart’s in the Highlands   Mikk Dede (countertenor) Ene Salumäe (organ) Vox Clamantis Conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve . Loe edasi...
05.09

Pühalepa Church, Hiiumaa island, 6 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2018: TABULA RASA

Arvo Pärt Für Alina Fratres Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten Trisagion Spiegel im Spiegel Tabula rasa Harry Traksmann (violin) Robert Traksmann (violin) Leho Karin (cello) Marrit Gerretz-Traksmann (piano) Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste This year is the first time in Nargenfestival's history when an Arvo Pärt's Days concert takes place on the island of Hiiumaa. The island's oldest church will be the venue for the performance of Arvo Pärt's most beloved chamber and orchestral pieces by Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and soloists. Loe edasi...
06.09

St Nicholas Church (Niguliste kirik), Tallinn, 9 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2018: CREATING GODS (premiere)

Musical stage show Idea: Mingo Rajandi Music: Mingo Rajandi Text: Fernando Pessoa Set designer: Kristjan Suits Choreographer: Oksana Tralla Sound: Haar Tammik Cast: Shane O'Reilly – actor, vocalist (Ireland) Seán Mac Erlaine – clarinet, electronics, vocalist (Ireland) Mingo Rajandi – double bass, electronics, kannel (Estonian zither) Ahto Abner – vibraphone, percussion, electronics “Creating Gods” is an interdisciplinary stage piece based on the iconic Portugese poet and thinker Fernando Pessoa's texts and Mingo Rajandi's music. Loe edasi...
07.09

St Nicholas Church (Niguliste kirik), Tallinn, 9 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2018: CREATING GODS

Musical stage show Idea: Mingo Rajandi Music: Mingo Rajandi Text: Fernando Pessoa Set designer: Kristjan Suits Choreographer: Oksana Tralla Sound: Haar Tammik Cast: Shane O'Reilly – actor, vocalist (Ireland) Seán Mac Erlaine – clarinet, electronics, vocalist (Ireland) Mingo Rajandi – double bass, electronics, kannel (Estonian zither) Ahto Abner – vibraphone, percussion, electronics “Creating Gods” is an interdisciplinary stage piece based on the iconic Portugese poet and thinker Fernando Pessoa's texts and Mingo Rajandi's music. Loe edasi...
07.09

St Paul's Church (Pauluse kirik) in Viljandi, 6 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2018: PRAYER

Johan Sebastian Bach Cantata "Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot" (Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry), BWV 39 Arvo Pärt Berliner Messe Für Lennart in memoriam Prayer. From "Kanon pokajanen" (world premiere) Maria Valdmaa (soprano) Maarja Helstein (alto ​Olari Viikholm (bass) Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste Viljandi, Tartu and Tallinn will be the sites for the performance of the program in which the works of Arvo Pärt and Johann Sebastian Bach will be united under the expertise hand of the conductor Tõnu Kaljuste. Loe edasi...
08.09

St Nicholas Church (Niguliste kirik), Tallinn, 9 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2018: CREATING GODS

Musical stage show Idea: Mingo Rajandi Music: Mingo Rajandi Text: Fernando Pessoa Set designer: Kristjan Suits Choreographer: Oksana Tralla Sound: Haar Tammik Cast: Shane O'Reilly – actor, vocalist (Ireland) Seán Mac Erlaine – clarinet, electronics, vocalist (Ireland) Mingo Rajandi – double bass, electronics, kannel (Estonian zither) Ahto Abner – vibraphone, percussion, electronics “Creating Gods” is an interdisciplinary stage piece based on the iconic Portugese poet and thinker Fernando Pessoa's texts and Mingo Rajandi's music. Loe edasi...
08.09

Tartu St Paul's Church (Pauluse kirik), 6 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2018: PRAYER

Johan Sebastian Bach Cantata "Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot" (Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry), BWV 39 Arvo Pärt Berliner Messe Für Lennart in memoriam Prayer. From "Kanon pokajanen" Maria Valdmaa (soprano) Maarja Helstein (alto) ​Olari Viikholm (bass) Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste Viljandi, Tartu and Tallinn will be the sites for the performance of the program in which the works of Arvo Pärt and Johann Sebastian Bach will be united under the expertise hand of the conductor Tõnu Kaljuste. Loe edasi...
09.09

St Nicholas Church (Niguliste kirik), Tallinn, 9 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2018: CREATING GODS

Musical stage show Idea: Mingo Rajandi Music: Mingo Rajandi Text: Fernando Pessoa Set designer: Kristjan Suits Choreographer: Oksana Tralla Sound: Haar Tammik Cast: Shane O'Reilly – actor, vocalist (Ireland) Seán Mac Erlaine – clarinet, electronics, vocalist (Ireland) Mingo Rajandi – double bass, electronics, kannel (Estonian zither) Ahto Abner – vibraphone, percussion, electronics “Creating Gods” is an interdisciplinary stage piece based on the iconic Portugese poet and thinker Fernando Pessoa's texts and Mingo Rajandi's music. Loe edasi...
09.09

Holy Trinity Church (Kolmainu kirik) in Rakvere, 6 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2018: L'Abbé Agathon

Arvo Pärt Alleluia-Tropus Kleine Litanei Kyrie (Missa brevis) Gloria (Missa syllabica) L'Abbé Agathon Credo (Missa syllabica) Præfatio Sanctus (Missa brevis) Sanctus (Missa syllabica) Vater unser Agnus Dei (Missa brevis) Da pacem Domine Ite, missa est (Missa syllabica) My Heart’s in the Highlands   Liisi Promet (soprano) Mikk Dede (countertenor) Valter Soosalu (tenor) Taniel Kirikal (baritone) Vox Clamantis Estonian Cello Ensemble Ene Salumäe (organ) Conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve Audiences in Rakvere and Tallinn will hear Ensemble Vox Clamantis with soloists, Estonian Cello Ensemble and organist Ene Salumäe perform the program of Arvo Pärt's pieces where a cappella or choral music accompanied by the organ is combined with works created for a cello octet. Loe edasi...
10.09

St John's Church (Jaani kirik), Tallinn, 7 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2018: L'Abbé Agathon

Arvo Pärt Alleluia-Tropus Kleine Litanei Kyrie (Missa brevis) Gloria (Missa syllabica) L'Abbé Agathon Credo (Missa syllabica) Præfatio Sanctus (Missa brevis) Sanctus (Missa syllabica) Vater unser Agnus Dei (Missa brevis) Da pacem Domine Ite, missa est (Missa syllabica) My Heart’s in the Highlands   Liisi Promet (soprano) Mikk Dede (countertenor) Valter Soosalu (tenor) Taniel Kirikal (baritone) Vox Clamantis Estonian Cello Ensemble Ene Salumäe (organ) Conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve Audiences in Rakvere and Tallinn will hear Ensemble Vox Clamantis with soloists, Estonian Cello Ensemble and organist Ene Salumäe perform the program of Arvo Pärt's pieces where a cappella or choral music accompanied by the organ is combined with works created for a cello octet. Loe edasi...
11.09

St John's Church (Jaani kirik), Tallinn, 7 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2018: BIRTHDAY CONCERT

Johan Sebastian Bach Cantata "Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot" (Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry), BWV 39 Arvo Pärt Berliner Messe Für Lennart in memoriam Prayer. From "Kanon pokajanen" Maria Valdmaa (soprano) Maarja Helstein (alto) ​Olari Viikholm (bass) Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste Viljandi, Tartu and Tallinn will be the sites for the performance of the program in which the works of Arvo Pärt and Johann Sebastian Bach will be united under the expertise hand of the conductor Tõnu Kaljuste. Loe edasi...