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Концерт состоялся 10 December 2017 года

Series: Cathedral's Eve

The program is dedicated to the 100th jubilee of the Republic of Finland and the Republic of Estonia

The concert featured:

Trio "Armonia" (Estonia)

Programme: J.S. Bach, J. Pachelbel, T. Albinoni, C.W. Gluck, J.L. Krebs, J. Rodrigo, M. Tariverdiev, L. Dolganova, A. Guilmant, A. Piazzolla, E. Morricone

What is the best name for the spirit of Northern Europe? Calm? Reliability? Or perhaps comfort? But it is probably the delightful naturalness that attracts us most. It may be tasted in natural products of the Baltic countries and contemplated in the style of Scandinavian designers. The contemporary instrumental music of Estonia and Finland is natural too and listener-friendly. However it always contains some unusual element. Such is the presence of the graceful mandolin in the neoclassical Trio Armonia.

The pieces of the program were carefully selected. We have both classical music and the most touching contemporary composers: E. Morricone, A. Piazzolla, M. Tariverdiev. The melodious flute and organ go perfectly together with the mandolin’s clear voice in the unique acoustics of the Cathedral. And there will come a moment the mandolin will pretend to be the guitar and perform J. Rodrigo’s famous “Fantasia for a Gentleman”.

Trio "Armonia" (Estonia)

Oksana Sinkova (flute)

Alina Sakalouskaya (mandolin)

Kadri Ploompuu (organ)

Oksana Sinkova (flute)

Alina Sakalouskaya (mandolin)

Kadri Ploompuu (organ)

J.S. Bach
Chorale prelude “Nun komm’, der Heiden Heiland”, BWV 659

J. Pachelbel
Canon in D major

T. Albinoni
Adagio from Sonata in B flat major

C.W. Gluck
“Dance of the Blessed Spirits” from “Orfeo ed Euridice”

J.L. Krebs
Suite in D major

J. Rodrigo
“Fantasía para un gentilhombre” (Fantasia for a Gentleman)

M. Tariverdiev

L. Dolganova
“Ave Maria”

A. Guilmant
Offertoire sur le Noël “Joseph est bien marié”, Op. 60, n. 5

A. Piazzolla

E. Morricone
“Gabriel’s Oboe” (the theme song of “The Mission” film)

The Northern style. A winter evening in the Cathedral

Estonia and Finland keep their unique traditions. For example, the art of macramé has become one of the characterisitc features of Estonia. Every region has its own style. According to a legend, these wonderful patterns are meant for seamen lost in the sea who can identify the place according to the  design of the local inhabitants’ clothes…

…The people of Finland love dogs so much that you can hardly meet a homeless one. The Finns are true patriots, according to them anything Finnish is the best in the world.

Come and appreciate your favourite music in the Northern style!

We listened to: Flute, Kuhn Organ, Mandolin, Organ

Tags: A winter evening, Estonia, Organ and flute, Organ and mandolin, Popular classics, Virtuoso performance