This week the Baltic Sea Philharmonic started its preperation for there new concert tour called “Baltic Sea Landscapes”. Edmar Tuul is one of the lucky 4 young conductors who have been chosen as maestro Kristjan Järvis assistant conductor. In addition to the tour program each student condutor will be given a contemporary piece written during this week in the BYP LAB composers workshop. On thurdsay there will be a recording session with these contemporary pieces.
“Baltic Sea Landscape” tour program:
Jean Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Op. 11
Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26
Arvo Pärt: Swansong
Gediminas Gelgotas: Mountains. Waters. (Freedom)
Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird (1945)
The soloist for Prokofiev Piano Concerto is Alexander Toradze.
More information about the concerts and Baltic Sea Philharmonic can be found here
On this homepage you will find information about a young Estonian conductor Edmar Tuul who has been awarded with the Gustav Ernesaks’ academic scholarship, which is one of the greatest recognitions that a young conductor can receive in Estonia. In addition he has received several rewards from the Estonian capital Tallinn: “Cultural developer and Contributer” and “Great deeds for young people of Tallinn and great deeds of young people of Tallinn“. Currently Edmar is the chief conductor of 4 choirs and 4 symphony orchestras in Estonia.
Edmar has been a guest conductor infront of Gstaad Festival Orchestra, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Estonian National Youth Symphony Orchestra, Estonian Music teachers Symphony Orchestra, Estonian National Male Choir, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Pärnu City Orchestra, the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Sinfonietta orchestra and Mixed Choir and several other choirs.
Edmar has studied conducting under the guidance of Neeme Järvi, Tõnu Kaljuste, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Kristjan Järvi, Leonid Grin, Hirvo Surva and Lukas Groen.