The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir performs the music of Arvo Pärt and his Estonian compatriots, marking 100 years since the proclamation of Estonia as an independent, democratic republic.
Arvo Pärt: Solfeggio; Summa; Magnificat; Zwei Beter; The Woman with the Alabaster Box; Nunc dimittis; Dopo la vittoria
Jonathan Harvey: Plainsongs for Peace and Light; The Angels
Cyrillus Kreek: Psalms of David
Veljo Tormis: St John's Day Songs for Midsummer Eve; Curse Upon Iron
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Kaspars Putninš, conductor
The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir embodies a very particular choral tradition - with one eye on the Russian vocal heritage, another looking very definitely west. Their relationship with Arvo Pärt is famous, but tonight they broaden that picture with music by his compatriots and Jonathan Harvey.