Night Concert – St John’s Church – only for participants

Performers: Estonian National Male Choir – St John’s Church – only for participants

Established in 1944 by Estonian choral music legend, conductor and composer Gustav Ernesaks, Estonian National Male Choir has grown into a world-famous professional choir. The Grammy-winning choir has recorded for Sony, Finlandia, Alba Records, GB Records, Virgin Classics and Aurora. Among the most recent releases are “In Paradisum” with compositions by Galina Grigorjeva, which in 2015 won the award for the best classical album in Estonia, and the CD of music by Norwegian composer Henrik Ødegaard.

Estonian National Male Choir is led by chief conductor and artistic director Mikk Üleoja. The choir’s repertoire spans from renaissance to contemporary.

During its long history Estonian National Male Choir has performed all over Estonia and former Soviet Union, as well as in many European countries, Israel, Canada, China, Singapore and USA.


Arvo Pärt (*1935) – De profundis for male choir, percussion and organ (1980) (Psalm 130 (129))

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809–1847) – Responsorium et Hymnus (Vespergesang) for male choir and cello, Op. 121 (1833)

  1. Adspice Domine de sede
  2. Asperi oculos tuos
  3. Qui regis Israel
  4. Asperi oculos tuos
  5. Lux beata

Ko Matsushita (*1962) – Gloria

Riho Esko Maimets (*1988) – Salve Regina (2018, premiere)

S.ndor Balatoni (*1983)  – Cantate Domino (2012)

Andres Lemba (*1968) – Agnus Dei from Missa for male choir, boys’ choir and organ (2011–2015)

Rudolf Tobias (1873–1918) – Otsekui hirv (‘Gleichwie der Hirsch’) (1904), Psalm 42, arr. Eduard Tubin (1967); Eks teie tea (‘Wisset ihr nicht. Pfingstgesang’) (1904?), 1 Cor 3:16, arrangement for male choir and organ

Giovanni Bonato (*1961) – Sügav rahu (2018, premiere), Celtic prayers

28 July: 22:00
St John's Church