Living and Breathing (online concert)

10/04/2021 19:00


Johannese passioon (tasuta veebikontsert)
March 25, 2021
Credo – Sacred Songs (online concert)
April 1, 2021

Festival Glasperlenspiel presents:
April 10th, 2021 at 7 pm
Live from Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn, Estonia

Kädy Plaas (soprano), Imbi Tarum (harpsichord)


Jean-Henry D’Anglebert (1629–1691) Deuxième suite en sol mineur
Prélude – Allemande – Courante – Sarabande – Gigue
Joseph Haydn (1732–1809) Scottish songs Hob. XXIa
The Waefu’ Heart
Jockie and Sandy
One Morning Very Early
I Love My Love in Secret
Mary’s Dream
François Couperin (“Couperin le Grand”, 1668–1733) Sixiême ordre
Les Moissonneurs – Les Langueurs Tendres – Le Gazoüillement – Les Baricades Mistérieuses
Joseph Haydn Arianna a Naxos Hob. XXVIb:2


 Kädy Plaas …

… graduated from the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2007 in opera singing. In 2006/2007 she was an exchange student at the Hamburg University of Music and Theatre in the singing class of Ingrid Kremling. She has participated in the masterclasses of C. Sadolin, I. Kremling, and S. Ghazarian.
In 2002−2004 Kädy Plaas was a singer of the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir. Since autumn 2004 she is a soloist of the project theatre Nargen Opera, where she has performed in Haydn’s operas L’isola disabitata (Silvya), Il mondo della luna (Flaminia), Armida (Zelmira) and Beethoven’s Fidelio (Marzelline). Kädy Plaas has also soloed in several oratorical works, such as Haydn’s Missa Sancti NicolaiHarmoniemesse and Die Schöpfung, Mozart’s Requiem, passion cantata Grabmusik, oratorio Davide penidente, Salieri’s Requiem, Händel’s oratorios Messiah and Joshua, Charpentier’s De Deum, and Vivaldi’s Gloria. Since 2003 she has participated in the Haapsalu Early Music Festival, performing solos in Händel’s psalm cantata Dixit Dominus and Bach’s Cantatas Nos 31 and 21, Magnificat and Easter Oratorium. In addition, Kädy Plaas has participated in the premières of several contemporary works, such as Tulev’s Flute Concerto (vocal part) and Live, alas this tormenting for soprano and percussion, Songs for orchestra, choir and soloists, Tulve’s Silences / larmes for oboe and soprano, Kõrvits’ chamber operas My Swans, My Thoughts (“Mu luiged, mu mõtted”) and Firegarden (“Tuleaed“), Bryars’ To Define Happiness (world première). In 2007–2008 Kädy Plaas made her debut at the Vanemuine Theatre as Pamina in Mozart’s Zauberflöte and at the Hamburg Staatsoper as Frasquita in Bizet’s Carmen as well as the Queen of the Night in Mozart’s Zauberflöte. In 2009 brought the titlerole in Massenet’s Manon in Vanemuine Theatre and Gilda in Verdi’s Rigoletto in Estonian National Opera.
Kädy Plaas has performed with orchestras such as the Estonian National Symphony OrchestraGlasperlenspiel SinfoniettaTallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tallinn Baroque Orchestra, and Sinfonietta Riga. She has also co-operated with several conductors, e.g. Eri Klas, Andres Mustonen, Simon Hewett, Olari EltsRisto Joost, Edward Higginbottom, Tõnu Kaljuste.

Imbi Tarum …

  • graduated from the Estonian Academy of Music, studied piano with Prof Bruno Lukk, postgraduate studies of harpsichord with Ton Koopman and Vaughan Schlepp
  • played the harpsichord in early music consort Hortus Musicus for 14 years
  • currently is playing in ensembles Tallinn Baroque and Corelli Consort, participates in the Baroque programs of Glasperlenspiel SinfoniettaTallinn Chamber Orchestra and Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
  • has co-operated with soloists X. Gao, E. Parmentier, H. van der Kamp, L. van Dael, H.-R. Hauck, J. Cortadellas, A. Mattila,  R. Joost, A. Mustonen
  • teaches harpsichord and basso continuo at the Estonian Academy of Music, holds summer courses in Estonia and Finland
  • chairman of the Estonian Guild of Harpsichord Friends and artistic director of Harpsichord Days

Imbi Tarum (harpsichord), L’Incertaine, fragment, 1 min 30 sec, mp3

Artistic, technical and administrative team: Johannes Vähi, Olavi Sööt, Peeter Vähi, Kadri Kiis, Marje Hansar, Tarmo Tuvike, Tiina Jokinen.
The concert will be held
online. Tickets available from Piletilevi.