Vale of Glamorgan Festival

april 2015
12 - 13 May 2015, Wales

This years Vale of Glamorgan Festival of contemporary composers and classical music is dedicated to Arvo Pärt’s 80th. anniversary. The festival highlights the music of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt and is performed by all the listed musicians. We are pleased to announce that in the forthcoming festival there are also listed among others Estonian composers like Veljo Tormis, Helena Tulve Jaan Rääts, Erkki-Sven Tüür, Tõnu Kõrvits ja Toivo Tulev. 

The Festival will be broadcast through BBC3 and will be guided by prizewinning pianist and composer Stephen Johnson. He is also well known and awarded music reviewer working for The Independent, The Guardian, BBC Music Magazine and Gramophone.  
Do not miss these concerts:  
21 May 2015 Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir (conducted by Kaspars Putnins) Pre-concert Talk: “The Music of Arvo Pärt and New Music in Estonia” with Peter Reynolds.
"Definitive performances of Arvo Pärts`s choral works performed by one of the world`s finest choirs" 

22 May 2015 Tallinn Chamber Orchestra (leaded by Harry Traksmann) 
"A sumptuous harvest of music for strings brought to us by the world class Tallinn Chamber Orchestra" 

23 May 2015 Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and Tallinn Chamber Orchestra (conducted by Kristjan Järvi, soloists: Krisitna Blaumane, cello; Ceri Wynne Jones, harf) 
Final concert

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