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DIIVA! Hooaja avakontsert

Sa 28/10/2017 18:00
Ungern-Sternbergide linnapalee, Kohtu 6, Tallinn
12.00 - 50.00
DIVA! Season opening concert

Corelli Music agency’s season opening concert takes place in Toompea’s music salon, the former Ungern-Sternberg city palace’s ball hall situated in the heart of ancient Tallinn. The highlights of opera arias and witty show about the nature of capricious primadonnas are brought to the autumn of our Land of Mary by excellent Estonian musicians. Besides the delightful music, audience can enjoy the miraculous interior of the palace and million dollar view over the rooftops of Tallinn Old Town which opens from the windows.

Corelli Music
Season 2017/2018 opening concert in Toompea’s music salon

Sat, 28th of October 2017 at 18:00 in Ungern-Sternberg’s city palace, Estonian Academy of Sciences (Kohtu 6, Tallinn)
Cosy salon cafeteria is waiting guests an hour before the beginning of the concert.

ANNALIISA PILLAK – mezzo-soprano
SIIM SELIS – piano

Concert performance DIVA!
The fireworks of the most famous opera arias (Wagner, Bizet, Rossini etc.) and capricious opera diva!

Mezzo-soprano Annaliisa Pillak and pianist Siim Selis will perform an unconventional concert performance "Diva" which is written and staged by Paavo Piik. "Diva" introduces the peculiar mind set of prima donnas and the company of opera stages through the most famous opera arias by Wagner, Bizet, Rossini, etc. Performance "Diva" is about the ridiculous yet emotive duet-duel of capricious singer and her accompanist who is tired of her vagaries. On this evening one can see everything that can happen when opera diva’s sense of reality is blinded by the spark of fame.

”I have to admit that I do not remember when was the last time I could laugh so healthily with the whole audience while enjoying high standard of singing accompanied by the sensitive pianist!... You have to see and hear this!”
(”Legerity and contrasts” /Tiiu Levald/ 31.05.2012)

”… Piik and Pillak have managed to combine their talents in the best way and diva clichés have been transformed into absurd in such a brave manner that they are always one step ahead of audience’s expectations. ...
…Everything that can happen with a diva, will happen there. But what happens on stage is bigger than life – the scale of emotions is often out of all limits…
Viva la ridicule!”
(”One foot in the metaphor, other in the woods”/Kairi Prints/Eesti Ekspress 3.06.2012)

Since the premiere in 2012 in Estonia "Diva" has been performed also in Finland, Russia, Brazil. All the performances have been very popular, because it’s not based on text but from the beginning the goal has been to perform high quality music. It is complemented with the story by Paavo Piik based on Annaliisa Pillak’s notes on the life of the opera singers.

Enjoy the style and elegance of former times and the splendid musicians of our day!
The duration of the concert is 1 hour.

More info:

15 € / *12 € in Piletilevi and Cirkle K and an hour before the concert beginning at the concert venue, if available

SUPPORTER TICKETS: 25 €, 35 €, 50 € are a great help in the organizing of the festival, guarantees great gratitude and the best seat at the concert.

*Discount price for tickets: retired people, pupils, students, teachers, disabled people with escort, members of Association of Estonian Professional Musicians

Organizer: Corelli Music
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DIIVA! Hooaja avakontsert Sa 28/10/2017 18:00 Ungern-Sternbergide linnapalee, Kohtu 6, Tallinn 12.00 - 50.00
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To the tickets bought online a service fee of 0.50 € per ticket is applied

Täispilet 15€
Õpilane, tudeng, pensionär 12€
Toetajapilet 25€, 35€ või 50€ (tagab parima koha esireas)
Erivajadustega klient/saatja 12€

Lastele vanuses kuni 6a (k.a) on sissepääs tasuta, kui istuvad saatja süles.

Sissepääs alates 17:00
Kestus 1h
Pildistamine/filmimine pole lubatud

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