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PROGRAM 2015

The program of the Nargenfestival will be made public and tickets are on sale from May 2016 in Piletilevi ticket outlets and one hour before the performance on site.

06.06

SAAREMAA ISLAND, 6 June 7 pm, Kuressaare kuursaal (resort hall)

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2019: VILLAGE THROATS

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2019 in Haapsalu, on Hiiumaa and Saaremaa islands This is already the 13th Cyrillus Kreek's Days in Nargenfestival, heralding the beginning of summer, keeping alive the works of the prominent Estonian composer for his hometown's people and searching for a novel perspective for his rich musical heritage. This summer Kreek's music will also reach Saaremaa and Hiiumaa people. In Haapsalu and on Hiiumaa and Saaremaa islands we present six concerts with two different programmes: ensemble Heinavanker, performing Kreek's Orthodox church songs in Estonian, and folk singers Meelika Hainsoo, Celia Roose and Lauri Õunapuu singing their arrangements of folk songs from both Kreek's collection as well as from village people of his time. Loe edasi...
07.06

HIIUMAA ISLAND, 7 June 6 pm, Suuremõisa manor

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2019: VILLAGE THROATS

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2019 in Haapsalu, on Hiiumaa and Saaremaa islands This is already the 13th Cyrillus Kreek's Days in Nargenfestival, heralding the beginning of summer, keeping alive the works of the prominent Estonian composer for his hometown's people and searching for a novel perspective for his rich musical heritage. This summer Kreek's music will also reach Saaremaa and Hiiumaa people. In Haapsalu and on Hiiumaa and Saaremaa islands we present six concerts with two different programmes: ensemble Heinavanker, performing Kreek's Orthodox church songs in Estonian, and folk singers Meelika Hainsoo, Celia Roose and Lauri Õunapuu singing their arrangements of folk songs from both Kreek's collection as well as from village people of his time. Loe edasi...
08.06

HIIUMAA ISLAND, 8 June, 2 pm, Pühalepa church

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2019: CYRILLUS KREEK AND ORTHODOX

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2019 in Haapsalu, on Hiiumaa and Saaremaa islands This is already the 13th Cyrillus Kreek's Days in Nargenfestival, heralding the beginning of summer, keeping alive the works of the prominent Estonian composer for his hometown's people and searching for a novel perspective for his rich musical heritage. This summer Kreek's music will also reach Saaremaa and Hiiumaa people. In Haapsalu and on Hiiumaa and Saaremaa islands we present six concerts with two different programmes: ensemble Heinavanker, performing Kreek's Orthodox church songs in Estonian, and folk singers Meelika Hainsoo, Celia Roose and Lauri Õunapuu singing their arrangements of folk songs from both Kreek's collection as well as from village people of his time. Loe edasi...
08.06

HAAPSALU, 8 June, 8 pm, Haapsalu Cathedral

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2019: CYRILLUS KREEK AND ORTHODOX

  CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2019 in Haapsalu, on Hiiumaa and Saaremaa islands This is already the 13th Cyrillus Kreek's Days in Nargenfestival, heralding the beginning of summer, keeping alive the works of the prominent Estonian composer for his hometown's people and searching for a novel perspective for his rich musical heritage. This summer Kreek's music will also reach Saaremaa and Hiiumaa people. In Haapsalu and on Hiiumaa and Saaremaa islands we present six concerts with two different programmes: ensemble Heinavanker, performing Kreek's Orthodox church songs in Estonian, and folk singers Meelika Hainsoo, Celia Roose and Lauri Õunapuu singing their arrangements of folk songs from both Kreek's collection as well as from village people of his time. Loe edasi...
09.06

SAAREMAA ISLAND, 9 June, 6 pm, Kuressaare Lawrence's church

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2019: CYRILLUS KREEK AND ORTHODOX

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2019 in Haapsalu, on Hiiumaa and Saaremaa islands This is already the 13th Cyrillus Kreek's Days in Nargenfestival, heralding the beginning of summer, keeping alive the works of the prominent Estonian composer for his hometown's people and searching for a novel perspective for his rich musical heritage. This summer Kreek's music will also reach Saaremaa and Hiiumaa people. In Haapsalu and on Hiiumaa and Saaremaa islands we present six concerts with two different programmes: ensemble Heinavanker, performing Kreek's Orthodox church songs in Estonian, and folk singers Meelika Hainsoo, Celia Roose and Lauri Õunapuu singing their arrangements of folk songs from both Kreek's collection as well as from village people of his time. Loe edasi...
09.06

HAAPSALU, 9 June 7 pm, Haapsalu kuursaal (resort hall)

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2019: VILLAGE THROATS

CYRILLUS KREEK DAYS 2019 in Haapsalu, on Hiiumaa and Saaremaa islands This is already the 13th Cyrillus Kreek's Days in Nargenfestival, heralding the beginning of summer, keeping alive the works of the prominent Estonian composer for his hometown's people and searching for a novel perspective for his rich musical heritage. This summer Kreek's music will also reach Saaremaa and Hiiumaa people. In Haapsalu and on Hiiumaa and Saaremaa islands we present six concerts with two different programmes: ensemble Heinavanker, performing Kreek's Orthodox church songs in Estonian, and folk singers Meelika Hainsoo, Celia Roose and Lauri Õunapuu singing their arrangements of folk songs from both Kreek's collection as well as from village people of his time. Loe edasi...
10.07

Naissaar island, Omar's barn, 7.30pm

NAISSAAR 2019: LASER AND LENSES (premiere)

Dominy Clements Concert performance 10 (premiere), 11, 12, 13, 14 July 7.30 pm, Naissaar island, Omar's barn On five July evenings the Naissaar island will host a lightshow concert performance „Laser and Lenses“, in which the author Dominy Clements continues to explore the life of Bernhard Schmidt, the world famous optician from Naissaar. The performance is a sequel to Clements's opera „An Enlightened Disciple of Darkness“ of the 2013 Nargenfestival, staged in Noblessner's foundry and showing Bernhard Schmidt's whole life. Loe edasi...
11.07

Naissaar island, Omar's barn, 7.30pm

NAISSAAR 2019: LASER AND LENSES

Dominy Clements Concert performance On five July evenings the Naissaar island will host a lightshow concert performance „Laser and Lenses“, in which the author Dominy Clements continues to explore the life of Bernhard Schmidt, the world famous optician from Naissaar. The performance is a sequel to Clements's opera „An Enlightened Disciple of Darkness“ of the 2013 Nargenfestival, staged in Noblessner's foundry and showing Bernhard Schmidt's whole life. Loe edasi...
12.07

Naissaar island, Omar's barn, 7.30pm

NAISSAAR 2019: LASER AND LENSES

Dominy Clements Concert performance On five July evenings the Naissaar island will host a lightshow concert performance „Laser and Lenses“, in which the author Dominy Clements continues to explore the life of Bernhard Schmidt, the world famous optician from Naissaar. The performance is a sequel to Clements's opera „An Enlightened Disciple of Darkness“ of the 2013 Nargenfestival, staged in Noblessner's foundry and showing Bernhard Schmidt's whole life. Loe edasi...
13.07

Naissaar island, Omar's barn, 7.30pm

NAISSAAR 2019: LASER AND LENSES

Dominy Clements Concert performance On five July evenings the Naissaar island will host a lightshow concert performance „Laser and Lenses“, in which the author Dominy Clements continues to explore the life of Bernhard Schmidt, the world famous optician from Naissaar. The performance is a sequel to Clements's opera „An Enlightened Disciple of Darkness“ of the 2013 Nargenfestival, staged in Noblessner's foundry and showing Bernhard Schmidt's whole life. Loe edasi...
14.07

Naissaar island, Omar's barn, 7.30pm

NAISSAAR 2019: LASER AND LENSES

Dominy Clements Concert performance On five July evenings the Naissaar island will host a lightshow concert performance „Laser and Lenses“, in which the author Dominy Clements continues to explore the life of Bernhard Schmidt, the world famous optician from Naissaar. The performance is a sequel to Clements's opera „An Enlightened Disciple of Darkness“ of the 2013 Nargenfestival, staged in Noblessner's foundry and showing Bernhard Schmidt's whole life. Loe edasi...
31.08

Noblessner's foundry, 7 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2019 IN TALLINN: concert performance DEATH DANCE (prepremiere)

Arvo Pärt - Stabat Mater Thomas Adès - Totentanz Director Priit Võigemast  Dramatist Paavo Piik (Kinoteater)  Artist Kristjan Suits (Tallinn City Theatre)  Video Emer Värk  Choreography Ingmar Jõela  Idea Tõnu Kaljuste Performed by: Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano, Netherlands)  Mark Stone (baritone, UK)  DEATH: dancer Ingmar Jõela   Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir  Estonian National Symphony Orchestra  Conductor Thomas Adès (UK) The concert performance ''Death Dance'' is based on Tõnu Kaljuste's idea to have Arvo Pärt's ''Stabat Mater'' and Thomas Adès's ''Totentanz'' meet and interact. Loe edasi...
01.09

Noblessner's foundry, 7 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2019 IN TALLINN: concert performance DEATH DANCE (premiere)

Arvo Pärt - Stabat Mater Thomas Adès - Totentanz Director Priit Võigemast  Dramatist Paavo Piik (Kinoteater)  Artist Kristjan Suits (Tallinn City Theatre)  Video Emer Värk  Choreography Ingmar Jõela  Idea Tõnu Kaljuste Performed by: Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano, Netherlands)  Mark Stone (baritone, UK)  DEATH: dancer Ingmar Jõela   Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir  Estonian National Symphony Orchestra  Conductor Thomas Adès (UK) The concert performance ''Death Dance'' is based on Tõnu Kaljuste's idea to have Arvo Pärt's ''Stabat Mater'' and Thomas Adès's ''Totentanz'' meet and interact. Loe edasi...
02.09

Noblessner's foundry, 7 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2019 IN TALLINN: CLEMENCY

Arvo Pärt Sarah Was Ninety Years Old James MacMillan Clemency Andrea Lauren Brown (soprano, US/Germany) Olari Viikholm (bass baritone) David Hackston (countertenor, UK/Finland) Valter Soosalu (tenor) Benjamin Kirk (baritone, UK/Estonia) Madis Metsamart (percussion) Kadri Toomoja (organ) Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Conductor James MacMillan (Scotland) James MacMillan, a Scottish composer celebrating his 60th birthday this year, is one of the most outstanding representatives of his generation. Loe edasi...
03.09

Noblessner's foundry, 7 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2019 IN TALLINN: concert performance DEATH DANCE

Arvo Pärt - Stabat Mater Thomas Adès - Totentanz Director Priit Võigemast  Dramatist Paavo Piik (Kinoteater)  Artist Kristjan Suits (Tallinn City Theatre)  Video Emer Värk  Choreography Ingmar Jõela  Idea Tõnu Kaljuste Performed by: Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano, Netherlands)  Mark Stone (baritone, UK)  DEATH: dancer Ingmar Jõela   Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir  Estonian National Symphony Orchestra  Conductor Thomas Adès (UK) The concert performance ''Death Dance'' is based on Tõnu Kaljuste's idea to have Arvo Pärt's ''Stabat Mater'' and Thomas Adès's ''Totentanz'' meet and interact. Loe edasi...
04.09

Mary Magdalene's Church (Maarja-Magdaleena kirik), 6 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2019 IN RAPLA: TE DEUM

Arvo Pärt - Magnificat - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten - Nunc dimittis - Te Deum Pärt Uusberg - A new piece (premiere) Head Ööd, Vend Chamber Choir (Goodnight, Brother) Tallinn Chamber Orchestra  Conductor Pärt Uusberg A young Estonian composer and conductor, Pärt Uusberg, leads the evening filled with Arvo Pärt's music in the renowned composer's birth town Rapla and on Arvo Pärt's birthday in Tallinn. The two composers are not barely connected by the common part of their names, but also by the aspiration to the consonant and self-reflective music language as well as by their closeness to spiritual texts. Loe edasi...
04.09

Noblessner's foundry, 7 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2019 IN TALLINN: concert performance DEATH DANCE

Arvo Pärt - Stabat Mater Thomas Adès - Totentanz Director Priit Võigemast  Dramatist Paavo Piik (Kinoteater)  Artist Kristjan Suits (Tallinn City Theatre)  Video Emer Värk  Choreography Ingmar Jõela  Idea Tõnu Kaljuste Performed by: Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano, Netherlands)  Mark Stone (baritone, UK)  DEATH: dancer Ingmar Jõela   Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir  Estonian National Symphony Orchestra  Conductor Thomas Adès (UK) The concert performance ''Death Dance'' is based on Tõnu Kaljuste's idea to have Arvo Pärt's ''Stabat Mater'' and Thomas Adès's ''Totentanz'' meet and interact. Loe edasi...
05.09

Holy Cross Church (Püha Risti kirik), 6 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2019 IN PAIDE: MY HEART'S IN THE HIGHLANDS

Perotinus - Beata viscera Gavin Bryars - Incipit vita nova Henry Purcell - Music for a while - An Evening Hymn Italian Lauda 13th century - Oi me lasso Arvo Pärt - Es sang vor langen Jahren - Pari intervallo - My Heart's in the Highlands David James (countertenor) Triin Ruubel (violin) Sandra Klimaitė (viola) Theodor Sink (cello) Ene Salumäe (organ) The UK countertenor David James has been for decades one of the most sensitive interpreters of  Arvo Pärt's music. Loe edasi...
06.09

St Alexander's Church (Aleksandri kirik) in Narva, 6 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2019 IN NARVA: KANON POKAJANEN

Arvo Pärt - Kanon pokajanen Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Conductor Kaspars Putniņš  This year's traditional Arvo Pärt Days' concert will reach not only his home town  Rakvere but also Hiiumaa island and – for the first time – Narva. The composer's most large-scale choir piece Kanon pokajanen will sound in the churches performed by Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir under its head conductor Kaspars Putniņš.  The work created for a Church Slavic text of a repentance canon has enchanted the audiences with its eternal theme prayers from the day of its creation in 1997 and has been noted by the critics. Loe edasi...
07.09

Arvo Pärt Centre (Kellasalu 3), 7 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2019 IN LAULASMAA: MY HEART'S IN THE HIGHLANDS sold out

Perotinus - Beata viscera Gavin Bryars - Incipit vita nova Henry Purcell - Music for a while - Evening Hymn Arvo Pärt - Es sang vor langen Jahren - My Heart's in the Highlands David James (countertenor) Triin Ruubel (violin) Sandra Klimaitė (viola) Theodor Sink (cello) Ene Salumäe (organ) The UK countertenor David James has been for decades one of the most sensitive interpreters of  Arvo Pärt's music. During all the time of The Hilliard Ensemble existence he has participated in many premieres, performances, first and ensuing recordings of the renowned composer's works as a member of the vocal ensemble. Loe edasi...
07.09

Holy Trinity Church (Kolmainu kirik), 6 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2019 IN RAKVERE: KANON POKAJANEN

Arvo Pärt - Kanon pokajanen Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Conductor Kaspars Putniņš  This year's traditional Arvo Pärt Days' concert will reach not only his home town  Rakvere but also Hiiumaa island and – for the first time – Narva. The composer's most large-scale choir piece Kanon pokajanen will sound in the churches performed by Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir under its head conductor Kaspars Putniņš.  The work created for a Church Slavic text of a repentance canon has enchanted the audiences with its eternal theme prayers from the day of its creation in 1997 and has been noted by the critics. Loe edasi...
08.09

Pühalepa Church, 6 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2019 ON HIIUMAA ISLAND: KANON POKAJANEN

Arvo Pärt - Kanon pokajanen Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Conductor Kaspars Putniņš  This year's traditional Arvo Pärt Days' concert will reach not only his home town  Rakvere but also Hiiumaa island and – for the first time – Narva. The composer's most large-scale choir piece Kanon pokajanen will sound in the churches performed by Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir under its head conductor Kaspars Putniņš.  The work created for a Church Slavic text of a repentance canon has enchanted the audiences with its eternal theme prayers from the day of its creation in 1997 and has been noted by the critics. Loe edasi...
09.09

Arvo Pärt Centre (Kellasalu 3), 7 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2019 IN LAULASMAA: ELLER AND PÄRT

Heino Eller - Fantasy - Violin sonata No. 2 in D minor - Allegretto in D major - A dance from "A Wedding Song and Dance" - In the Moonlight - Dance in G major (Ristpulkade tants) Arvo Pärt - Fratres - Four Easy Dances - Spiegel im Spiegel Andres Kaljuste (violin) Sophia Rahman (piano) The chamber pieces of Arvo Pärt and his teacher, Heino Eller, will sound in Laulasmaa, the place both composers have a long-time affection to. During his last twelve summers, Heino Eller brought Arvo Pärt to the place and had him enchanted by its nature. Loe edasi...
09.09

St Paul's Church (Pauluse kirik) in Viljandi, 6 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2019 IN VILJANDI: MIRROR IN MIRROR

Arvo Pärt - Für Alina - Fratres - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten - Trisagion - L’Abbé Agathon - Spiegel im Spiegel - Tabula rasa - Vater unser Maria Listra (soprano) Harry Traksmann (violin) Robert Traksmann (violin) Leho Karin (cello) Marrit Gerretz-Traksmann (piano) Tallinn Chamber Orchestra  Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste Arvo Pärt's most beloved works are played in Viljandi and Tartu under Tõnu Kaljuste by Tallinn Chamber Orchestra together with Maria Listra and the father and son soloists, Harry and Robert Traksmann. Loe edasi...
10.09

St Paul's Church in Tartu (Pauluse kirik), 6 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2019 IN TARTU: MIRROR IN MIRROR

Arvo Pärt - Für Alina - Fratres - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten - Trisagion - L’Abbé Agathon - Spiegel im Spiegel - Tabula rasa - Vater unser Maria Listra (soprano) Harry Traksmann (violin) Robert Traksmann (violin) Leho Karin (cello) Marrit Gerretz-Traksmann (piano) Tallinn Chamber Orchestra  Conductor Tõnu Kaljuste Arvo Pärt's most beloved works are played in Viljandi and Tartu under Tõnu Kaljuste by Tallinn Chamber Orchestra together with Maria Listra and the father and son soloists, Harry and Robert Traksmann. Loe edasi...
11.09

St John's Church in Tallinn (Jaani kirik), 7 pm

ARVO PÄRT DAYS 2019 IN TALLINN: birthday concert TE DEUM

Arvo Pärt - Magnificat - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten - Nunc dimittis - Te Deum Pärt Uusberg - A new piece (premiere) Head Ööd, Vend Chamber Choir Tallinn Chamber Orchestra  Conductor Pärt Uusberg A young Estonian composer and conductor, Pärt Uusberg, leads the evening filled with Arvo Pärt's music in the renowned composer's birth town Rapla and on Arvo Pärt's birthday in Tallinn. The two composers are not barely connected by the common part of their names, but also by the aspiration to the consonant and self-reflective music language as well as by their closeness to spiritual texts. Loe edasi...