XXXII Rapla Church Music Festival 30.06-14.07 2024

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FESTIVAL PROGRAM

30TH OF JUNE AT 7PM
Rapla Church
FESTIVAL OPENING CONCERT – LET’S SING PRAISE!
Girls’ Choir ELLERHEIN
Duo ObSoluteJaanika kuusik soprano
and Riivo Kallasmaa oboe
organist Kadri Toomoja
conductor Ingrid Kõrvits
Program: Kreek, Kõrvits, Uusberg,
Debussy, Mäntyjärvi etc.

*meeting-speech with bishop Urmas Viilma
before the concert at 6PM


2ND OF JULY AT 7PM
Käru Church
MIRACLES OF SAINT MARY
Early music ensemble RONDELLUS
Maria Staak song, wheel lyre
Robert Staak lauto, percussion instruments
Johannes Christopher Staak song, wheel lyre, bagpipes, recorders
Johanna Maria Jaama fiddle, nyckelharpa
Program: Cantigas de Santa Maria (Songs of Mary from 13th century Spain)


4TH OF JULY AT 7PM
Vahastu Church
OWN AND STRANGERS​
​Singer and poet Lembe Lokk
Versatile Estonian performer living and working in France
performs her own work as well as those of her favorite authors
Program: Cohen, Berio, Britten etc.


6TH OF JULY AT 7PM
Rapla Church
INTERPRETATIONS OF BEETHOVEN

Belgian Chamber Orchestra – CASCO Phil
Kadi Jürgens mezzosoprano
conductor Benjamin Haemhouts
Program: Beethoven, Vähi, Henderickx, Pärt, Hove


7TH OF JULY AT 7PM
Saku Church
SUMMER EVENING SOUNDS

Virgo Veldi saxophone
Jaan Ots piano
Program: Schubert, Eespere, Piazzolla etc.


9TH OF JULY AT 7PM
Kehtna Church
WONDERFUL BELL RINGING

Inna Lai handbells
pianist Pille Metsson
Program: Purcell, Saint-Saëns, Pärt, Sibelius etc.


11TH OF JULY AT 7PM
​Velise Church
OUR PRAYERS FOR WORLD PEACE

​Latvian Mixed Choir Daugava
conductors Jevgeņijs Ustinskovs
Alīna Lapinska
Arturs Saveļjevs
The program includes sacred music
by European composers​


12TH OF JULY AT 7PM
​Märjamaa Church
BAROQUE PEARLS

Andres Mustonen violin
Imbi Tarum harpsichord
Program: Bach, Biber, Buxtehude etc.


​13TH OF JULY AT 7PM
Rapla Cultural Center
OPERA GALA

Rapla International Summer Academy singers
coaches Fabio Armiliato, tenor, IT
and Simone Marziali, IT
The program includes well-known arias, solo songs etc.
*in collaboration with Carlo Bergonzi’s Verdi Academy


14TH OF JULY AT 7PM
Rapla Church
LIGHT IN THE SHADOWS

Maarjamaa Philharmonic choir and orchestra
Karmen Puis mezzosoprano
Theater Vanemuine
Germán Gholami tenor, ESP
Tadas Motiečius accordion, LIT
Evelin Uue cello
conductor Lilyan Kaiv
Program: Schönberg, Saint-Saëns, Bacalov