It has been a very exciting season with tours, gala concerts and in the end conducting a 815 singer choir at the famouse Estonian Youth Song and Dance Celebration.
In addition to the tour with Tallinna Chamber Orchestra the year of 2017 includes also the debute infront of the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra.
What will bring season 2017/18 only time will tell. The only thing we can say now is that the years before has been only a quite intruduction of the work by Edmar Tuul.
This Thursday, 6th of April at the Estonia Concert Hall. TMHS Symphony Orchestra will perform: Rossini Overture To La Cenerentola, Tchaikovsky 1st Piano Concerto, Mendelssohn 4th symphony “IItalian”. Soloist – Arko Narits. Conductor – Edmar Tuul.
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This year several big project are on there way for Edmar Tuul. One of the biggest is beeing the conductor for Male Choirs at the 12th Estonian Youth Song and Dance Celebration. Conducting infront of thousands of singers is something that not every conductor can do in his/her life. It is a great honor to be chosen for this.
The preparations are in there way. The first round of rehersals all over the country are done and soo the second round will start.
For more information about the Celebration visit the Song and Dance Celebration HOMEPAGE.
We are happy to announce that Edmar Tuul has been selected to take part in the 24th “International Masterclass for Orchestral Conductors” with Prof. Colin Metters and the Berlin Sinfonietta that will take place in Berlin, Germany, between November 27th and December 2nd 2016.
W. A. Mozart
Symphony No. 41 in C major KV. 551 <Jupiter>
Symphony No. 35 in D major KV. 385 <Haffner>
F. Mendelssohn – “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” op. 61
P. Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto in D major op. 35
New season is fully on its way and the first big projects are coming up.
This season will especially interesting since 2017 is the so called “Laulupeo aasta” (“Song Celebration Year”). In every few years all singers, musicians and dancers all over Estonia come together in the summer and give a concert together. For more information please visit the homapage HERE. In addition you can also watch there videos to get the feeling of what we are doing here – Video 1 and Video 2.
For the upcoming Song and Dance Celebration Edmar has been chosen to conduct the male choirs.
This season Edmar also continues work as Chief conductor infront of – Tallinn Music High School Symphony Orchestra, Youth Orchestra Reaalmažoor, Ärkamisaja Tallinns Male Choir and Pärnu Regional Youth Symphony Orchestra. Also he is the assistant conductor for Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Sinfonietta. In addition from this season he is the Chief conductor of Pärnu Music School orchestra.
This season has also planned concerts with Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and the Estonian National Male Choir as guest conductor in Estonia and a concert with the Berlin Sinfonietta in Berlin (during prof. Colin Metters masterclass).
Additional information coming up soon!
For the next 40 days Edmar is invited first to Gstaad Academy with maestros Neeme Järvi and Kristjan Järvi. Then straight to Graz masterclass with maestro Achim Holub. Finishing the summer with a small competition in Bucharest.
A lot of beautiful music with great people.
Yesterday ended the Järvi Academy Masterclass for Conductors with maestros Neeme Järvi, Paavo Järvi and Arkady Leytush. It was a pleasure to work with them and its sad that it ended. Now there will be a week of rest and then to Gstaad Academy in Switzerland.
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The Season with most orchestras and choirs have ended so it is time to reveal more exact details for this summer.
Edmar Tuul is invited to 2 major masterclasses – International Järvi Academy in Estonia (Tallinn/Pärnu) and Gstaad Conducting Academy 2016 in Switzerland.
It is going to be a long and hard summer of learning and developing but also glorious if we look at the teachers and orchestra list. It is quite hard to top that.
First of it is the Järvi Academy (5th July until 17th July 2016)
Teachers – Neeme Järvi and Paavo Järvi
Orchestras – Järvi Academy Sinfonietta and Järvi Academy Youth Symphony Orchestra
1) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Symphony no. 38
2) Eduard Tubin – Music for Strings
3) Joseph Haydn – Cello Concerto no. 2 in D major
4) Franz Schubert – Symphony no. 5
5) Veljo Tormis – 2nd Overture
6) Sergei Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto no. 2
7) Sergey Prokofiev – Symphony no. 4 Second revised version
Secondly the Gstaad Condtucing Academy (25th July until 17th August 2016)
Teachers – Neeme Järvi, Kristjan Järvi, Gennady Rozhdestvensky and Leonid Grin
Orchestra – Gstaad Festival Orchestra (Orchestra in Residence), Vlad Stǎnculeasa (concert master)
1) Arthur Honegger: Symphony No. 2, H153
2) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Gran Partita KV 361/370a
3) Bohuslav Martinu: Sinfonietta La Jolla
4) Georg Breinschmid: “Against all Otts”, concert for 3 clarinets and orchestra (world premiere)
5) Richard Strauss: Duet Concertino (arranged for clarinet, basset horn, strings and harp), TrV 293
6) Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, op. 77
7) Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, op. 6
8) Camille Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 in a minor, op.33
9) Gioacchino Rossini: Ouverture “Il Barbiere di Siviglia”
10) Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major ‘Italian’, op. 90
11) Peter Tschajkowski: Cappriccio italien, op. 45
12) Hector Berlioz: Harold en Italie, op. 16