Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Risto Joost

  • Friday, 21.12
  • 19:00
  • Tartu, Tartu St. Paul’s church
  • Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
    Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
    Conductor Risto Joost
  • Ticket: 12-15€
  • SA Eesti Kontsert

Introduction

Programme:
Händel. Crowning hymns „Zadok de Priest“ HWV 258, „Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened“ HWV 259
C. Ph. E. Bach. „Magnificat“ Wq 215, H.772

Georg Friedrich Händel, the most well-known composer of the late Baroque was once a real national hero. His operas, oratorios and instrumental pieces touched the listener, his arias were sung in homes and his music was always played on the most important holidays. To this day, every crowning of a British monarch is accompanied with the crowning hymn „Zadok de Pirest“.

Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach, the most famous son of Johann Sebastian Bach, was a distinguished keyboard player, music theorist and composer. His work is full of expression and quickly alternating emotions. „Magnificat“ was composed in Berlin in 1749, when Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach worked as a court musician for Frederick the Great.

In collaboration with Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and Tallinn Philharmonic Society

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