Glasperlenspiel Festival 2022

07/07/2022 - 12/07/2022

Tartu St John's church

Glasperlenspiel Festival 2021
November 10, 2020
GLASPERLENSPIEL FESTIVAL 2020
KLAASPÄRLIMÄNG 2020
May 15, 2020

“It is music’s big secret that it demands our soul only, but wholly.”
— Herman Hesse


Festival Glasperlenspiel and Urmas Sõõruma present:
Tue, 24th, Wed 25th and Thu 26th April at 7 pm, Alexela Concert Hall, Tallinn
THE SOUND OF MUSIC (musical by Richard Rodgers)
Charlotte Wakefield, Tom Lister, Helen Hobson, Emma Kate Nelson, Julia Nagle, children ensemble conducted by Lydia Rahula, Concord Theatricals (London), West End International (London), Glasperlenspiel Sinfonietta, conductor Michael England


MAIN PROGRAMME IN TARTU, JULY 7th–12th

Thu, July 7th at 7 pm St John’s church
CHANT OF SHEPHERD’S HORN
Vytaytas Kiminius (birbynė, Lithuania), Glasperlenspiel Sinfonietta, conductor Andres Mustonen
Purcell, Mendelssohn, Paisible, Bruch, Vähi

• Fri, July 8th at 12.15 pm St John’s church (free entrance)
JUBILATE I
Hortus Musicus – 50, opening the exhibition, presentation of double-CD

• Fri, July 8th at 7 pm St John’s church
LA NOZZE DI FIGARO
Wiener Kammersymphonie (Austria)
Mozart, Wagner, Reger, Korngold

Fri, July 8th at 10 pm St John’s church
GLORIA
Barrocade (Israeli Baroque Orchestra), Voces Tallinn
Vivaldi

Sat, July 9th at 7 pm St John’s church
THE WORLD OF THE CASTRATI
Concilium musicum Wien (Austria)
Fux, Gluck, Haydn, Vivaldi, Hasse

Sat, July 9th at 10 pm St John’s church
THE FLUTISH KINGDOM
Post Tenebras Flûtes (Switzerland), artistic director Maarika Järvi
Pärt, Schnyder, Vivaldi

Sun, July 10th at 3 pm “Autovabaduse” (‘Car-free’) Avenue (in collaboration with the City of Tartu and Tiigi Seltsimaja, free entrance)
JUBILATE II
KukerPillid – 50
Tüür, Grünberg, Aints, Kõrvits, Vähi …

Sun, July 10th at 7 pm St John’s church
JUBILATE III
RASHISM: FACES AND MASKS
Tähe-Lee Liiv (piano),  Kremerata Baltica (artistic director Gidon Kremer)
Mozart, Say, Silvestrov, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky

Sun, July 10th at 10 pm St John’s church
AUDIENCE ORCHESTRA
Ensemble U:

Mon, July 11th at 7 pm St John’s church
AUREUM Saxophon Quartett (Austria)
GOLDEN ROOTS
Mozart, Beethoven, Mussorgsky, Corea, Piazzolla, trad.

Mon, July 11th at 10 pm St John’s church
NOAH’S BLADE
Trio ’95
Randalu (premiere), Henze, Brahms

Tue, July 12th at 7 pm St John’s church
TENEBRAE
Estonian National Male Choir, conductor Mikk Üleoja
Gesualdo, Uusberg

Tue, July 12th at 10 pm St John’s church (in co-operation with the festival Orient)
Thu, July 14th at 7 pm Jämaja church, Saaremaa island (in co-operation with festival Orient)
SUPRA
Vocal ensemble Iberi (Georgia)


Exhibitions: July 8th – August 14th, St John’s church
HORTUS MUSICUS – 50. In co-operation with the Estonian History Museum / the Museum of Theatre and Music, exhibition curator Jaanika Juhanson
INSPIRED BY MUSIC – live-paintings by Liis Koger (paintings also available for sale)


Sun, April 10th at 5 pm, Tallinn St Charles church (Kaarli kirik)
PALM SUNDAY CONCERT
Marie Roos, Annely Leinberg, Anto Õnnis, Tõnis Kaumann, Alvar Tiisler, Collegium Musicale, Glasperlenspiel Sinfonietta, conductor Andres Mustonen
Bach. St John Passion

Wed, April 14th at 7 pm, the Hall of Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Tallinn
JUBILATE (Kremer 75 + Kremerata 25 = 100)
Gidon Kremer (violin), Giedrė Dirvanauskaitė (cello), Kremerata Baltica
Schubert, Pärt, Šerkšnytė, Maskats


Organizers:
Peeter Vähi – artistic director
Taavet – artistic adviser
Tiina Jokinen – executive director
Kadri Kiis – producer, accountant
Kaidi Ugandi – manager of Glasperlenspiel Sinfonietta
Meeta Morozov – musicologist, editor of festival booklet
Olavi Sööt – co-producer, video, logistics
Mart Kivisild – design
Tarmo Tuvike, Reno Hekkonens – marketing director, PR
Johannes Vähi – co-producer, webmaster, sound engineering, logistics
Marje Hansar – social media

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Special thanks: Tartu City Government, Urmas Klaas, Ministry of Culture of Estonia, Cultural Endowment of Estonia, Toyota, St John’s church, Juhani Jaeger, Triin Käpp, Jana Raud, Kadri Leivategija, Kaupo Kiis, Kristel Leppik, Maara Parhomenko, volunteers

Toyota Baltic AS

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Previous festivals: 2021; 2020; 2019; 2018; 2017201620152014; 201320122011201020092008; 2007; 20062005ArchivesGlasperlenspiel 2003 and 2004

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