Estonian Music Days &
ISCM jointly present
World
Music Days

Through the Forest of Songs
Tallinn / Tartu
2.–10.05.2019
Sat, May 4
17:00
Futile Spells

Dome Church
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Collegium Musicale
Conductor Endrik Üksvärav

Peeter Vähi (b. 1955, Estonia)
“Siberian Trinity Mantra” (2019, premiere)

Franco Prinsloo (b. 1987, South African Republic)
“Pula, Pula!” for mixed choir

Catharina Palmér (b. 1963, Sweden)
“Strings in the air above” for chorus (2013)

Gabriel Dharmoo (b. 1981, Canada)
“Futile Spells” for choir (2016)

Mihyun Woo (b. 1980, South Korea)
“Voices in Landscape” for mixed choir

Balázs Kecskés D. (b. 1993, Hungary)
“Alleluja” for mixed choir (2018)

Kristo Matson (b. 1980, Estonia)
“Taaveti laul nr 131” / “David’s Song No. 131” (2009)

Estonian chamber choir Collegium Musicale was founded by conductor Endrik Üksvärav in October 2010. The repertoire extends from renaissance to contemporary music. The special place in the repertoire belongs to the Estonian composers: Arvo Pärt, Veljo Tormis, Erkki-Sven Tüür, Helena Tulve, Tõnu Kõrvits, Mirjam Tally, Pärt Uusberg etc. In October 2017 Collegium Musicale won EBU International competition “Let the Peoples Sing” – adults category and Grand Prix with Silver Rose Bowl. In 2018 Collegium Musicale and conductor Endrik Üksvärav won the Music Award 2018 of Estonian Cultural Endowment for the brilliant promotion of Estonian choral music and for a dedicated and high-level presentation both in Estonia and abroad.

http://www.collegiummusicale.ee/

Conductor and singer Endrik Üksvärav has completed trumpet and French horn studies as well as studied conducting. Throughout the years he has developed deep interest towards performing early music, both as a singer and a conductor. He has sung in Vox Clamantis, vocal ensemble that started with Gregorius chant. Endrik Üksvärav has conducted several brass orchestras, chamber orchestras and chamber choirs. His true ambition is the high-level performance of Estonian music both in Estonia and abroad. In 2010, Endrik Üksvärav assembled the chamber choir Collegium Musicale that during a short period of time has achieved excellent results at top European competitions. Endrik Üksvärav and Collegium Musicale have had the joy to collaborate with top composers such as Veljo Tormis, Erkki-Sven Tüür and Tõnu Kõrvits.