Kõrvits/Kareva. Songs from the spring of pain

  • Friday, 24.11
  • 19:00
  • Pärnu, Pärnu kontserdimaja
  • Classical music
  • SA Eesti Kontsert

Introduction

Performers:

Maria Valdmaa (soprano)
Jacob Reuven (mandolin)
M4GNET string quartet
Robert Traksmann (violin)
Katariina Maria Kits (violin)
Mart Kuusma (viola)
Siluan Hirvoja (cello)

Programme:
Tõnu Kõrvits / Doris Kareva. “Songs from the spring of pain” (première)

Because there’s nothing more powerful than a woman singing the blues

 Tõnu Kõrvits:
Doris and I had been thinking about a new cycle. Something intimate, like chamber music. A broken heart, break-up, hope, love. I have wanted to use a mandolin for a long time. I have been playing this instrument for twenty years but have only written a few pieces for it. The mandolin is complemented by a string quartet. And a soloist. And a female voice…

Without intermission, duration 1 h

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