Estonian Music Days &
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Music Days

Through the Forest of Songs
Tallinn / Tartu
2.–10.05.2019
Thu, May 2
18:00
Festival Opening. Through the Forest of Songs

Intersection of Hobujaama Street and Narva highway

Free entrance

Guitarist: Jonas Kaarnamets
Dancers: dance group “Kompanii” from the Estonian Dance Agency
Composers, authors of the concept: Timo Steiner,  Sander Mölder
Choreographer and stage director: Teet Kask

Forest is a pattern – a pattern of soul and one’s existence. In this sense, the forest is everywhere – even where it should not exist. Thousands of people, cars, ideas, trams, expectations, impatiences, boredoms … all these are crossing the most crowded intersection of the city, the spot embraced by shopping centres, cinemas and transport terminals. Or perhaps this is the most human intersection in the city when thinking about the number of people who subconsciously go there, form patterns and then go away again. What seems a visual chaos might be a purposeful action (going from work to the cinema; from cinema to catch a tram; from tram to the shopping centre?) – all that in a steady flow. Sixty seconds staying still, in tense anticipation, thirty seconds in movement, whether crossing the road, or going to the right, straight, or to the left. “Beep-beep-be-beep”, the intersection is singing its meditative signal song. An electrifying experience (an electric guitar?). We are singing along. Together with our intersection, the intersection-forest. Envoys of free will are teaching the patterns of life. Concert at the intersection of Hobujaama street and Narva highway.

In collaboration with the Estonian Dance Agency

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