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PROGRAM

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.

11.06

Haapsalu Dome Church (Haapsalu toomkirik), 6 pm

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2020 IN HAAPSALU: David's Songs CANCELLED

Chamber Choir Head Ööd, Vend (Goodnight, Brother) Nargenfestival orchestra Conductor Pärt Uusberg  Cyrillus Kreek (1889–1962) David's Song No 22 David's Song No 84 David's Song No 104 David's Song No 141 Blessed is the Man David's Song No 121 David's Song No 137    Pärt Uusberg (1986) Song of Praise Texts Ernst Enno and Old Testament 1. Praise the Lord! / Spring 2. High up is the lark, clouds and you ... 3. Loe edasi...
12.06

Kuressaare, Laurentius Church (Laurentiuse kirik), 6 pm

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2020 ON SAAREMAA: Kreek and Orthodox II CANCELLED

Cyrillus Kreek and Orthodox II Morning service and liturgy From Cyrillus Kreek's collection of orthodox songs Ensemble Heinavanker Musical Director Margo Kõlar In 1938–1942 Cyrillus Kreek assembled, systematized and adapted for the Estonian the treasury of orthodox songs. The densely concentrated material contains 351 pages of numerous variants of evening and morning service songs and liturgy. It includes the music from ancient Greek and Kiev tunes to the works of Tchaikovsky and great composers of Russian orthodox as well as compositions and arrangements by Cyrillus Kreek himself. Loe edasi...
13.06

Kuressaare Laurentius Church (Laurentiuse kirik), 6 pm

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2020 ON SAAREMAA: David's Songs CANCELLED

Chamber Choir Head Ööd, Vend (Goodnight, Brother) Nargenfestival orchestra Conductor Pärt Uusberg  Cyrillus Kreek (1889–1962) David's Song No 22 David's Song No 84 David's Song No 104 David's Song No 141 Blessed is the Man David's Song No 121 David's Song No 137    Pärt Uusberg (1986) Song of Praise Texts Ernst Enno and Old Testament 1. Praise the Lord! / Spring 2. High up is the lark, clouds and you ... 3. Loe edasi...
14.06

Haapsalu Dome Church (Haapsalu toomkirik), 6 pm

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2020 IN HAAPSALU: Cyrillus Kreek and Orthodox II CANCELLED

Cyrillus Kreek and Orthodox II Morning service and liturgy From Cyrillus Kreek's collection of orthodox songs Ensemble Heinavanker Musical Director Margo Kõlar In 1938–1942 Cyrillus Kreek assembled, systematized and adapted for the Estonian the treasury of orthodox songs. The densely concentrated material contains 351 pages of numerous variants of evening and morning service songs and liturgy. It includes the music from ancient Greek and Kiev tunes to the works of Tchaikovsky and great composers of Russian orthodox as well as compositions and arrangements by Cyrillus Kreek himself. Loe edasi...
14.06

Kärdla, John the Baptist Church (Ristija Johannese kirik), 4 pm

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2020 ON HIIUMAA ISLAND: David's Songs CANCELLED

Chamber Choir Head Ööd, Vend (Goodnight, Brother) Nargenfestival orchestra Conductor Pärt Uusberg  Cyrillus Kreek (1889–1962) David's Song No 22 David's Song No 84 David's Song No 104 David's Song No 141 Blessed is the Man David's Song No 121 David's Song No 137  Pärt Uusberg (1986) Song of Praise Texts Ernst Enno and Old Testament 1. Praise the Lord! / Spring 2. High up is the lark, clouds and you ... 3. I thank you, Lord, from the bottom of my heart 4. Loe edasi...
06.08

Concert Hall and Theatre House of Estonian Academy of Theatre and Music (EMTA), 7 pm

ESTONIAN BALLADS - cancelled!

Nargenfestival celebrates the 90th anniversary of the outstanding Estonian composer Veljo Tormis in Tallinn and Tartu by the performance of the landmark work of Estonian music culture – Estonian Ballads – created 40 years ago. The work composed in 1980 and reaching its audience in Estonian Opera House as the cantata ballet production staged by Mai Murdmaa was considered by the composer himself the summary of his life-long work. Tõnu Kaljuste brings this two-part music piece based on Estonian folklore and songs to the concert stage, the creation conducted by him every decade since its premiere in 1980. Loe edasi...
07.08

Concert Hall and Theatre House of Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (EMTA), 7 pm

ESTONIAN BALLADS - cancelled!

Nargenfestival celebrates the 90th anniversary of the outstanding Estonian composer Veljo Tormis in Tallinn and Tartu by the performance of the landmark work of Estonian music culture – Estonian Ballads – created 40 years ago. The work composed in 1980 and reaching its audience in Estonian Opera House as the cantata ballet production staged by Mai Murdmaa was considered by the composer himself the summary of his life-long work. Tõnu Kaljuste brings this two-part music piece based on Estonian folklore and songs to the concert stage, the creation conducted by him every decade since its premiere in 1980. Loe edasi...
08.08

Estonian National Museum, 6 pm

ESTONIAN BALLADS - cancelled!

Nargenfestival celebrates the 90thanniversary of the outstanding Estonian composer Veljo Tormis in Tallinn and Tartu by the performance of the landmark work of Estonian music culture – Estonian Ballads – created 40 years ago. The work composed in 1980 and reaching its audience in Estonian Opera House as the cantata ballet production staged by Mai Murdmaa was considered by the composer himself the summary of his life-long work. Tõnu Kaljuste brings this two-part music piece based on Estonian folklore and songs to the concert stage, the creation conducted by him every decade since its premiere in 1980. Loe edasi...
02.09

2 September 7pm, Tallinn St John Church (Jaani kirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 TALLINN: OPENING CONCERT

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Chamber Choir Collegium Musicale Estonian National Symphony Orchestra Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste Arvo Pärt - Silhouette - If Bach Had Been a Beekeeper … (the new version's premiere in Estonia) - In principio Ludwig van Beethoven - Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt, Op. 112 Johannes Brahms - Schicksalslied, Op. 54 At the opening concert of the festival, celebrating Arvo Pärt's 85th birthday, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste performs for the first time in Estonia a new version of the 1976 work “If Bach Had Been a Beekeeper …”. Loe edasi...
03.09

3 September 6pm, Haapsalu Dome Church (Toomkirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 HAAPSALU: PÄRT & KREEK & TULVE

Ensemble Vox Clamantis Conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve Arvo Pärt - And I heard a voice … - Magnificat - Which was the Son of … - Nunc dimittis - Virgencita Cyrillus Kreek - The sun will not harm you … David's psalm No. 121 - I call to you, Lord ... David's psalm No. 141 - By the rivers of Babylon ... David's psalm No. 137 - Praise the Lord, my soul ... David's psalm No. 104 Helena Tulve - Stella matutina - I am a River Ensemble Vox Clamantis dedicates the concert to three composers. Loe edasi...
03.09

3 September 7pm, Arvo Pärt Centre, Laulasmaa

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 LAULASMAA: PÄRT & BRITTEN - sold out

Hugo Ticciati (violin) Priya Mitchell (violin) Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste Benjamin Britten  - Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10 Arvo Pärt - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten - Tabula Rasa Tõnu Kaljuste and Tallinn Chamber Orchestra will perform the two composers' pieces for strings orchestra, dedicated to honour their colleagues' creative work: Benjamin Britten was inspired by his composition teacher, viola player and conductor Frank Bridge, and Arvo Pärt commemorated his demised colleague Benjamin Britten's art. Loe edasi...
04.09

4 September 7pm, Tallinn St John Church (Jaani kirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 TALLINN: PÄRT & BRITTEN

Hugo Ticciati (violin) Priya Mitchell (violin) Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste Benjamin Britten  - Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10 Arvo Pärt - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten - Tabula Rasa Tõnu Kaljuste and Tallinn Chamber Orchestra will perform the two composers' pieces for strings orchestra, dedicated to honour their colleagues' creative work: Benjamin Britten was inspired by his composition teacher, viola player and conductor Frank Bridge, and Arvo Pärt commemorated his demised colleague Benjamin Britten's art. Loe edasi...
04.09

4 September 6pm, Tartu St Paul Church (Pauluse kirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 TARTU: SUMMA

Chamber Choir Collegium Musicale Raschèr Saxophone Quartet Conductor Endrik Üksvärav Arvo Pärt - Cantate Domino canticum novum - Summa - Veni creator - I Am the True Vine - Summa - Virgencita - Vater unser - And I heard a voice ... - Da pacem Domine Johann Sebastian Bach - Canzona, BWV 588 - Contrapunctus 1 and 4 from The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080 “The uncrowned king of saxophones” alias Raschèr Saxophone Quartet with the chamber choir Collegium Musicale invite the audience to listen to Arvo Pärt's music in new arrangements. Loe edasi...
05.09

5 September 6pm, Kärdla Church of St John the Baptist (Kärdla Püha Ristija Johannese kirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 KÄRDLA: PÄRT & KREEK & TULVE

Ensemble Vox Clamantis Conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve Arvo Pärt - And I heard a voice … - Magnificat - Which was the Son of … - Nunc dimittis - Virgencita Cyrillus Kreek - The sun will not harm you … David's psalm No. 121 - I call to you, Lord ... David's psalm No. 141 - By the rivers of Babylon ... David's psalm No. 137 - Praise the Lord, my soul ... David's psalm No. 104 Helena Tulve - Stella matutina - I am a River Ensemble Vox Clamantis dedicates the concert to three composers. Loe edasi...
05.09

5 September 7pm, Tallinn St John Church (Jaani kirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 TALLINN: SUMMA

Chamber Choir Collegium Musicale Raschèr Saxophone Quartet Conductor Endrik Üksvärav Arvo Pärt - Cantate Domino canticum novum - Summa - Veni creator - I Am the True Vine - Summa - Virgencita - Vater unser - And I heard a voice ... - Da pacem Domine Johann Sebastian Bach - Canzona, BWV 588 - Contrapunctus 1 and 4 from The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080 “The uncrowned king of saxophones” alias Raschèr Saxophone Quartet with the chamber choir Collegium Musicale invite the audience to listen to Arvo Pärt's music in new arrangements. Loe edasi...
06.09

6 September 6pm, Rakvere Trinity Church (Kolmainu kirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 RAKVERE: SUMMA

Chamber Choir Collegium Musicale Raschèr Saxophone Quartet Conductor Endrik Üksvärav Arvo Pärt - Cantate Domino canticum novum - Summa - Veni creator - I Am the True Vine - Summa - Virgencita - Vater unser - And I heard a voice ... - Da pacem Domine Johann Sebastian Bach - Canzona, BWV 588 - Contrapunctus 1 and 4 from The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080 “The uncrowned king of saxophones” alias Raschèr Saxophone Quartet with the chamber choir Collegium Musicale invite the audience to listen to Arvo Pärt's music in new arrangements. Loe edasi...
06.09

6 September 6pm, Tartu St Paul Church (Pauluse kirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 TARTU: SEI LA LUCE

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Conductor Risto Joost Arvo Pärt - Vater unser (arrangement by Tõnu Kõrvits) - Cecilia, vergine romana (arrangement by Tõnis Kõrvits, premiere) Tõnu Kõrvits - Sei la luce e il mattino (“You are the light and the morning”) Arvo Pärt and Tõnu Kõrvits are two very different music creators who appreciate and revere each other's work. Pärt's works have been touched by Tõnu Kõrvits more than once when he has arranged his senior colleague's chamber works for an orchestra. Loe edasi...
06.09

6 September 7pm, Viimsi St Jacob Church (Püha Jaakobi kirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 VIIMSI: KANON POKAJANEN

Ensemble Vox Clamantis Conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve Arvo Pärt - Kanon Pokajanen Ensemble Vox Clamantis conducted by Jaan-Eik Tulve will make Arvo Pärt's most large-scale choir work “Kanon Pokajanen” sound in several churches all over Estonia. The opus created for the Old Church Slavic text of a repentance canon has enchanted both performers as well as audiences with its eternal prayers for more than two decades. The ensemble Vox Clamantis will give a more transparent and chamberlike sound to the piece, originally created for a mixed choir. Loe edasi...
07.09

7 September 6pm, Paide Holy Cross Church (Püha Risti kirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 PAIDE: PÄRT & KREEK & TULVE

Ensemble Vox Clamantis Conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve Arvo Pärt - And I heard a voice … - Magnificat - Which was the Son of … - Nunc dimittis - Virgencita Cyrillus Kreek - The sun will not harm you … David's psalm No. 121 - I call to you, Lord ... David's psalm No. 141 - By the rivers of Babylon ... David's psalm No. 137 - Praise the Lord, my soul ... David's psalm No. 104 Helena Tulve - Stella matutina - I am a River Ensemble Vox Clamantis dedicates the concert to three composers. Loe edasi...
07.09

7 September 6pm, Pärnu St Elisabeth Church (Eliisabeti kirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 PÄRNU: SEI LA LUCE

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Conductor Risto Joost Arvo Pärt - Vater unser (arrangement by Tõnu Kõrvits) - Cecilia, vergine romana (arrangement by Tõnis Kõrvits, premiere) Tõnu Kõrvits - Sei la luce e il mattino (“You are the light and the morning”) Arvo Pärt and Tõnu Kõrvits are two very different music creators who appreciate and revere each other's work. Pärt's works have been touched by Tõnu Kõrvits more than once when he has arranged his senior colleague's chamber works for an orchestra. Loe edasi...
08.09

8 September 6pm, Rapla Maria Magdalena Church (Maarja-Magdaleena kirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 RAPLA: SEI LA LUCE

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Conductor Risto Joost Arvo Pärt - Vater unser (arrangement by Tõnu Kõrvits) - Cecilia, vergine romana (arrangement by Tõnis Kõrvits, premiere) Tõnu Kõrvits - Sei la luce e il mattino (“You are the light and the morning”) Arvo Pärt and Tõnu Kõrvits are two very different music creators who appreciate and revere each other's work. Pärt's works have been touched by Tõnu Kõrvits more than once when he has arranged his senior colleague's chamber works for an orchestra. Loe edasi...
08.09

8 September 6pm, Tallinn St John Church (Jaani kirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 TALLINN: PÄRT & KREEK & TULVE

Ensemble Vox Clamantis Conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve Arvo Pärt - And I heard a voice … - Magnificat - Which was the Son of … - Nunc dimittis - Virgencita Cyrillus Kreek - The sun will not harm you … David's psalm No. 121 - I call to you, Lord ... David's psalm No. 141 - By the rivers of Babylon ... David's psalm No. 137 - Praise the Lord, my soul ... David's psalm No. 104 Helena Tulve - Stella matutina - I am a River Ensemble Vox Clamantis dedicates the concert to three composers. Loe edasi...
09.09

9 September 6pm, Kuressaare St Laurentius Church (Laurentiuse kirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 KURESSAARE: KANON POKAJANEN

Ensemble Vox Clamantis Conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve Arvo Pärt - Kanon Pokajanen Ensemble Vox Clamantis conducted by Jaan-Eik Tulve will make Arvo Pärt's most large-scale choir work “Kanon Pokajanen” sound in several churches all over Estonia. The opus created for the Old Church Slavic text of a repentance canon has enchanted both performers as well as audiences with its eternal prayers for more than two decades. The ensemble Vox Clamantis will give a more transparent and chamberlike sound to the piece, originally created for a mixed choir. Loe edasi...
10.09

10 September 6pm, Viljandi St Paul Church (Pauluse kirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 VILJANDI: KANON POKAJANEN

Ensemble Vox Clamantis Conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve Arvo Pärt - Kanon Pokajanen Ensemble Vox Clamantis conducted by Jaan-Eik Tulve will make Arvo Pärt's most large-scale choir work “Kanon Pokajanen” sound in several churches all over Estonia. The opus created for the Old Church Slavic text of a repentance canon has enchanted both performers as well as audiences with its eternal prayers for more than two decades. The ensemble Vox Clamantis will give a more transparent and chamberlike sound to the piece, originally created for a mixed choir. Loe edasi...
11.09

11 September 7pm, Tallinn St John Church (Jaani kirik)

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2020 TALLINN: BIRTHDAY CONCERT

Maria Listra (soprano) Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Chamber Choir Collegium Musicale Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Ene Salumäe (organ) Kadri Toomoja (organ) Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste Arvo Pärt - Statuit ei Dominus - Cecilia, vergine romana (arrangement by Tõnis Kõrvits) - Beatus Petronius - L'Abbé Agathon - Adam’s Lament In Tallinn, Arvo Pärt's birthday concert is the premiere of “Cecilia, vergine romana”, a piece originally created by the composer for a choir and a symphony orchestra, now conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste but presented in Tõnis Kõrvits's more chamberlike arrangement. Loe edasi...