CONCERT:

Arvo Pärt - Creator Spiritus

Niguliste Church, Old Town, Tallinn
Friday, Apr 19, 2013 at 7.00pm

NB! Concert starts at 19.00!

Theatre of Voices and YXUS Ensemble from Estonia, conducted by Paul Hillier present music by Pärt, Bryars, Holst, Hildegaard etc. World premiere by Grigorjeva. The concert ends with the fantastic Stabat Mater by Arvo Pärt.

Stabat Mater was recently recorded by Theatre of Voices and released on the acclaimed Harmonia Mundi recording: Creator Spiritus

Critics all over the world have praised the CD:

"Outstanding in every way, Creator Spiritus is essential for both Pärt newcomers and veterans..."

"..It is hard to imagine a better service to Pärt’s unique and important music than this disc"

Arranged by Eesti Kontsert

Arvo Pärt - Creator Spiritus

PROGRAM:

Creator Spiritus - Machaut
Incipit vita nova - Gavin Bryars
Da Pacem - Arvo Pärt
Four medieval songs - Gustav Holst
Benedicamus Domino - Anon. C13
Columba aspexit - Hildegard von Bingen
Es sang vor langen Jahren - Arvo Pärt

Salve Regina - Galina Grigorjeva (world premiere)

Intermission

Stabat Mater - Arvo Pärt

ARTISTS:

Theatre of Voices
Else Torp, sopran
Iris Oja, alt
Chris Watson, tenor
Jakob Bloch Jespersen, bas

YXUS Ensemble (Estonia)
Harry Traksmann, violin
Mari Targo, violin
Torsten Tiebout, viola
Leho Karin, cello

Paul Hillier, conductor

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