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Records available

Eduard Tubin. Works for Violin and Piano. Vol 1

Keyboard Juggleress (Irina Zahharenkova, DVD)

Ad patrem meum (Anna-Liisa Bezrodny, Glasperlenspiel Sinfonietta, DVD)

Arsis. Legend

Magic of Sound (Ralf Taal)

Maria Magdalena (Sevara Nazarkhan, Riga Dom Cathedral Boys Choir, State Choir Latvija, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra)

Joy and Sorrow Unmasked (European Union Baroque Orchestra, Lars Ulrik Mortensen)

Locus amoenus (René Eespere)

The Best of Arsis Bells (Arsis, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Estonian National Male Choir, Aivar Mäe)

Faust (Ain Anger, Estonian National Opera)

Modigliani − the Cursed Artist (Estonian National Ballet, Risto Joost)

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International Festival
ORIENT
Artistic director − Peeter Vähi
May 25th − 31st, 2015
Tallinn

The first ever concentrated show of oriental music in Estonia, a tradition going back to the year 1992, has brought the most authentic performers from India, Siberia, Middle East, Central Asia, Far East, and South East Asia. It is certainly a leading musical event in the Baltic States where music lovers can enjoy performers like Hariprasad Chaurasia, ensemble Kodō, Ravi Shankar, Anoushka Shankar, Jivan Gasparyan, ensemble Huun-Huur-Tu, Alim Qasimov, Burhan Öçal, Sevara Nazarkhan, Gyuto and Gyume Buddhist monks, Wu Man, etc. Keep a close eye on our website and advertising – the show goes on. Detailed program will be available in March 2015.

player Video-clip of Orient 2015 on YouTube

Conference        Concerts in Tallinn        Peking Opera        Workshops
Bazaar         Orient Flavours         Other

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Mon, May 25th Kadriorg Palace
Conference of Ethnology: Asian and African cultures


Tue, May 26th at 7 pm Kadriorg Park, Japanese Garden
Taiko ensemble INDRA (Japan)

Wed, May 27th at 7 pm Kadriorg Park, Orient tent (next to the President’s Palace)
RANAJIT AND SHIRIN SENGUPTA TRIO (India)

Wed, May 27th at 10 pm Kadriorg Park, Orient tent (next to the President’s Palace)
O-KAI SINGERS (Taiwan)

Thu, May 28th at 7 pm Nordea Concert Hall
PEKING OPERA (China): Female Generals of the Yang Family

Fri, May 29th at 7 pm Kadriorg Park, Orient tent (next to the President’s Palace)
TANER AKYOL TRIO (Turkey)

Sat, May 30th at 7 pm Kadriorg Park, Orient tent (next to the President’s Palace)
Throat-singing ensemble ÜLGER (Khakassia / South Siberia)

Sat, May 30th at 10 pm Kadriorg Park, Orient tent (next to the President’s Palace)
SHONA shamanistic ritual (Zimbabwe)

Sun, May 31st at 8 pm Kadriorg Park, Orient tent (next to the President’s Palace)
THAI ROYAL DANCE (Thai)


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Workshops

● Tue, May 26th from 2 to 3.30 pm Kadriorg Park, Orient tent
Tanzanian taarab-music workshop / Mitchel Strumpf & Samir Ally Salim

● Wed, May 27th from 1 to 2 pm Kadriorg Park
Yoga workshop for beginners

● Wed, May 27th from 2 to 3.30 pm Kadriorg Park, Orient tent
Japanese taiko-drumming workshop / Ensemble Indra

● Fri, May 29th from 2 to 3.30 pm Kadriorg Park, Orient tent
Khakassian throat-singing workshop / Ensemble Ülger

● Sat, May 30th from 12 to 2.30 pm Tallinn University, Department of Choreography, Theatre Stella (address − Narva Road 25, Tallinn)
Master class of traditional Thai dance / Pitchaya Mathanucrohk


Other

● Mon, May 25th at 12 pm (noon) Kadriorg Palace (A. Weizenbergi Str 37)
Opening of the festival and registration of conference delegates

● Sat, May 30th and Sun, May 31st from 3 to 5 pm Kadriorg Park, Orient tent
Thai umbrella painting demonstration

Orient Flavours - gourmet experiences from Asia and Africa

Bazaar in Kadriorg Park (May 26th−31st)

Concerts outside of Tallinn:
Tue, May 26th at 7 pm Kanepi Seltsimaja, Wed, May 27th at 7 pm Mooste Mill-Theatre − Ensemble Ülger (Khakassia)
Fri, May 29th at 7 pm Kuressaare Culture Centre, Saaremaa − Shona shamanistic rituals (Zimbabwe)
June 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Sweden − Shona shamanistic rituals (Zimbabwe)
Mon, Jun 1st Riga, Thu, June 4th Vilnius − Peking Opera (China)


Festival-team
Peeter Vähi − artistic director
Tiina Jokinen − general manager
Inna Kivi − producer, musicologist
Tanel Klesment − sound engineering
Mart Kivisild − design
Taimi Paves − Far-East relations
Reno Hekkonens − marketing and PR
Andra Roosmets − marketing assistant
Olavi Sööt − logistics
Johannes Vähi − webmaster, logistics
Anu Jaanson – assistant producer
Heidi Vihma – consultant of Orient flavours
Kadri Kiis – accounts and administration


Press resonance

http://bakwamagazine.com/2015/06/11/africa-at-orient-music-festival-2015/
Planet Hugill − A world of classical music (29.05.15, UK)
Planet Hugill − A world of classical music (08.07.15, UK)
www.sirp.ee/s1-artiklid/c5-muusika/pekingi-ooper-kui-uks-etenduskunstide-kroonijuveele/


See also: Festival Orient, Orient 2013, Orient 2011, Orient presents in 2010, Orient 2009, Orient presents in 2008, Orient 2007, Orient presents in 2006, Orient 2005, Festival archives Orient in Palmyra (Voices from the Stars Above the Desert), The Path to the Heart of Asia (CD recorded with featuring musicians of Orient 1992)

Additional info: Wikipedia in English and Estonian

Should you wish to subscribe for news and updates on festival programs about twice annually, please click here.

Special thanks: EAS, Alar Metsson, Taipei Mission in the Republic of Latvia, His Excellency Gary K. Y. Ko, Gustavo Chu, Eesti Kontsert, Madis Kolk, Urmas Paet, Valdo Helmelaid, Signe Matteus, Hedi Palipea, Meliisa Marianne Palipea, Kadrioru Park, Ain Järve, Peter Phiri

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