X TALLINN BACH MUSIC FESTIVAL 

Sponsors of the festival:

 

Tallinn City Government
Tallinn Culture Department
The Ministry of Culture of Estonia
Cultural Endowment of Estonia

 

Partners:

Estonian Chamber Music Society

St. John’s Church (Jaani kirik)

House of the Blackheads (Mustpeade maja)

 

Artistic Director Aare-Paul Lattik

Producer Kaia Lattikas

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Brilliant Bach

1-7/January 2021, Tallinn St. John’s Church (Jaani kirik) and

House of the Blackheads (Mustpeade maja)

BachFest 2021 has grown from the series of daily organ concerts which are held during the 1st week of January. The concerts programs present organ, instrumental, orchestral, choral, vocal and Christmas cantatas works by Johann Sebastian Bach.  In January 2021, the festival dedicated to the works of Johann Sebastian Bach, will be organized by the concert agency Ars Musica Estonica for the 10th time. During the festive week, the audience can hear 7 concerts, which will take place in St. John’s Church and the House of Blackheads in Tallinn. The jubilee festival is special in many ways, but the most remarkable thing is that Estonian musicians play at all the concerts. In 2012-2020 Prof. Andres Uibo was the inspirer and artistic director of the festival, since 2021 the artistic director of bachFest is Aare-Paul Lattik. The first concert of the new year will take place on January 1st at 5 pm in St. John’s Church in Tallinn. In addition to the works of Johann Sebastian Bach, masterpieces by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and organ concerts by Bach’s contemporary, Michael Corrett, will be performed in Estonia.

 

 

 

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Concerts

X TALLINN BACH MUSIC FESSTIVAL
BACHFEST 2021
BRILLIANT BACH

1-5 and 7 january, Tallinn St. John's Church (Tallinna Jaani kirik)

6. january, House of the Blackheads White Hall (Mustpeade maja Valge saal)

Artistic Director  AARE-PAUL LATTIK

The music festival dedicated to the works of Johann Sebastian Bach has been the traditional New Year’s greeting on behalf of the concert agency Ars Musica Estonica to the city residents and guests for about ten years. The first festival of the year starts on 1/January and offers concerts with music masterpieces during the week.

MARIA LISTRA soprano

ULLA KRIGUL organ

AARE-PAUL LATTIK organ

Chamber choir COLLEGIUM MUSICALE

Chamber orchestra EESTI SINFONIETTA

Conductor ENDRIK ÜKSVÄRAV

Program:

Johann Sebastian Bach            New Year’s cantata “Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied” BWV 190

Michel Corrette                       Organ concert d-moll op.26 nr.6 (premiere in Estonia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart   Motett “Exsultate Jubilate” K.165

Michel Corrette                      Organ concert A-duur op.26 nr.2 (premiere in Estonia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart    Adagio ja Allegro KV 594

Johann Sebastian Bach           Christmas cantata “Gloria in excelsis Deo” BWV 191

 

 

 

 

TIIA TENNO organ

NEEME OTS trumpet

 

Program:

Bach, Karg-Elert, Vivaldi and others

INES MAIDRE organ

INGMAR SIMSON-VALTIN violin

Program:

Bach, Bovet, Piazzolla and others

AARE-PAUL LATTIK organ

REIN RANNAP piano

 

Program:

Bach, Glass, Queen, Rannap, Mussorgsky and others

KRISTEL AER organ

SIIM AIMLA saxophone

Program:

Bach, Aimla, Jõeleht and others

IRINA ZAHHARENKOVA hammer piano

LINDA-ANETTE VERTE violin

KAIA VOITKA violin

JOHANNES PÕLDA violin

Chamber orchestra EESTI SINFONIETTA

Program:

Johann Sebastian Bach            Chromatic fantasy and fugue BWV 903

Antonio Vivaldi                       "Winter" from the Four Seasons“ RV 297

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart      Piano concert nr.12 K.414

Johann Sebastian Bach            Concert for three violins BWV 1064

Antonio Vivaldi                      Trio-sonata "La Folia" RV 63

KRISTEL AER organ

ULLA KRIGUL organ

INES MAIDRE organ

AARE-PAUL LATTIK organ

Chamber choir COLLEGIUM MUSICALE

Conductor ENDRIK ÜKSVÄRAV

 

Program:

ohann Sebastian Bach        Arrangements for organ and choir

Thierry Escaich                 Chorals-Études (premiere in Estonia)

Improvisations