St Petersburg, The Stravinsky Foyer

Tartu Boys’ Choir


PERFORMERS:
Tartu Boys’ Choir
Conductors: Sander Tamm, Annelii Traks

Featuring the participation of the boys' vocal ensemble of the Glinka Choral College


PROGRAMME:
Estonian choral music, works by Alexander Gretchaninov, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Alexander Dargomyzhsky, Georgy Struve, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Russian and Ukrainian folk songs

About the performers

The Tartu Boys’ Choir was founded in 1961 by the conductor Uno Uiga. The boys who sing in the choir mostly come from the choir school of Tartu Karlova School but there are also boys from other schools of Tartu. The repertoire includes the best pieces of the contemporary and classical choral music written by Estonian as well as the composers of other nations. The Tartu Boys’ Choir has participated in operas and musicals staged at the Theatre Vanemuine. Different concert tours have taken the choir to Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Ireland.

Age category 6+

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