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Pärnu Muusikafestival 2017: Euroopa Liidu Noorteorkester

Mo 14/08/2017 20:00
Pärnu Kontserdimaja
15.00 - 25.00

European Union Youth Orchestra

Christian Lindberg (trombone, Sweden)
conductor Vasily Petrenko (Russia)

Carl Nielsen - Overture Masquerade
Arvo Pärt - Fratres
Christian Lindberg - Trombone concerto "Golden Eagle"
Jean Sibelius - Symphony no. 1

The European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) is one of the world's pre-eminent symphony orchestras. Described by the UK Guardian as having “gripping, exhilaratingly good orchestral playing, surging with energy, laser-sharp focus and collective daring... [and] a technical prowess that is downright terrifying”, it has provided an exceptional bridge between music colleges and the professional music world for generations of Europe's finest musicians since its foundation in 1976.

Christian Lindberg’s achievements for the trombone can only be compared with those of Paganini for the violin or Liszt for the piano. In September 2015 Christian Lindberg was voted “The greates brass player in the history", by the worlds biggest classical radio station CLASSICFM, and on the 1st of April Christian Lindberg was given “International Classical Music Award 2016” at the Gala Ceremony in in San Sebastian, Spain. Previous winners were Esa-Pekka Salonen (2011), Krzysztof Penerecki (2012), Charles Dutoit (2013), Aldo Ciccolini (2014) and Dmitri Kitajenko (2015). On top of this Christian has just signed a 5 year Music Director contract with Israel Netanya Kibbutz Orchestra, rated by Israeli Council of Art and Culture, side by side with Israel Philharmonic as the best orchestra in the country.

Pärnu Music Festival in one of the most esteemed classical music festivals in Estonia and it is becoming one of the most significant orchestra festivals in the whole of Europe. In addition to the extremely high-level performances during the festival, it also plays an important role is teaching young musicians at Järvi’s Academy.

The festival of 2017 is dedicated to the 80th anniversary of Maestro Neeme Järvi.

The festival will take place in Pärnu on 10–17 August, featuring various world-renowned soloists, such as pianist Radu Lupu and violinist Lisa Batiashvili. The audience will also have the opportunity to witness Neeme Järvi himself step into the conductor’s stand.
One of the most important and extraordinary phenomenon of the festival is the Estonian Festival Orchestra with its special composition, which includes the very best in their fields from all over the world.

“Estonian Festival Orchestra has become a world-class orchestra, for which we are attempting to achieve an even and high level of excellence. The festival orchestra is also a kind of a breeding ground – we are involving many young Estonian musicians so that they would develop good contacts with the specialists of the field,” says Paavo Järvi, the artistic director of the festival.

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Pärnu Muusikafestival 2017: Euroopa Liidu Noorteorkester Mo 14/08/2017 20:00 Pärnu Kontserdimaja 15.00 - 25.00
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Järvi Festivali MTÜ
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