Opening concert of the festival

  • Estonian National Symphony Orchestra,
    Tallinn Chamber Choir, Mixed Choir Noorus, Mixed Choir K.O.O.R
    Age Juurikas, Maksim Štšura (piano)
    Conductor Vello Pähn
  • Classical music
  • SA Eesti Kontsert

Introduction

Programme:

Beethoven. Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73
Shchedrin. A symphonic fragment of “Beethoven’s Heiligenstadt Testament” for orchestra
Beethoven. Fantasy for Piano, Choir and Orchestra in C minor, Op. 80

The soloist in one of Beethoven’s most unique masterpieces – Choral Fantasy, Op. 80 C minor is pianist Maksim Štšura, who has an international reach, and who has a strong and masterful style, awesome intellect and fiery drive with an interpretation mix. A bridge to the contemporary era is the orchestral work of the acclaimed Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin (b. 1932) “Beethoven’s Heiligenstadt Testament”, which takes the listeners on an intriguing sound journey into one of Beethoven’s most groundbreaking stages of life.

In cooperation with Estonian National Symphony Orchestra

Festival calendar

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