Transfigured Night

  • Thursday, 9.11
  • 19:00
  • Tallinn, Estonia kontserdisaal
  • Classical music
  • SA Eesti Kontsert



Florian Donderer, Triin Ruubel (violin)
Xandi van Dijk, Andres Kaljuste (viola)
Johannes Välja, Theodor Sink (cello)

Mozart. Grande Sestetto concertante KV 364
Schönberg. „Verklärte Nacht“ op. 4

The incredibly beautiful “Transfigured Night” by Arnold Schönberg (arrangement for a string sextet) is one of the most remarkable works of late Romanticism. The uniquely expressive music was inspired by the love poems of the Austrian poet, Richard Dehmel. This one-part, but extensive string piece reflects five sections of the poem, incorporating a vision of a dark forest, a desperate confession, forgiveness, a lovers’ duet, and the glorifying ending – a transfigured night.

The performers are led by the violinist Florian Donderer (who is much loved in Estonia) and who is now working with the “ensemble of his dreams”.

Schedule of performances

  • Thursday, 9.11
  • 19:00
  • Tallinn, Estonia kontserdisaal
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