Marianna Liik : a sound world that is created by combining the acoustic and electronic means of expression

In 2017 Marianna Liik graduated Master’s studies in composition at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre with Helena Tulve and Margo Kõlar. She obtained there Bachelor’s degree in 2014 under the tutelage of Malle Maltis and Margo Kõlar. Liik has taken part in several masterclasses with Wim Henderickx, Fausto Sebastiani, Daniele Bravi, Bryan Christian, … Continue reading Marianna Liik : a sound world that is created by combining the acoustic and electronic means of expression

Arvo Pärt : Kanon Pokajanen – Tõnu Kaljuste, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

Kanon Pokajanen is a work of starkly radiant beauty, a deeply felt plea for forgiveness so resonant it seems to bear its own expiatory power.   Over two years of intense quality time with the work, Part produced an 80-minute choral setting of the entire canon that mines each word of the original Church Slavonic for … Continue reading Arvo Pärt : Kanon Pokajanen – Tõnu Kaljuste, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

Erkki-Sven Tüür : Questions …

Erkki-Sven Tüür (born 16 October 1959) is an Estonian composer. He started his musical activity in the second half of the seventies as a leader of a progressive rock band, influenced by the music of King Crimson, Yes, Emerson Lake & Palmer, and Genesis, as well as Mike Oldfield and Frank Zappa. In the second half … Continue reading Erkki-Sven Tüür : Questions …

Happy Birthday, Arvo Pärt

Arvo Pärt (born 11 September 1935) is an Estonian composer of classical and sacred music. Since the late 1970s, Pärt has worked in a minimalist style that employs his self-invented compositional technique, tintinnabuli. His music is in part inspired by Gregorian chant. His earliest works, mostly for piano, are neo-classical in style. In 1962 his … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Arvo Pärt