ENSEMBLES 2013

Tallinn Music High School Chamber Choir

Tallinn Music High School Chamber Choir

 

Tallinn Music Highschool is the only school in Estonia providing professional music education alongside the general primary and secondary curriculum. The Chamber Choir was founded in 1969 a. There are singing pianists, stringed instrument players, wind instrument players, composers, music theoretics, choral conductors and singers in the choir. Since 1989 til 2011 was the Conductor Evi Eespere, since 2012 the Conductor is Janne Fridolin

Competitions:
1992 – Italy: Riva del Garda choral competition – silver diploma and best conductor diploma.
1993 – England: Llangolleni (Wales) choral competition – II prize in youth choir category, II prize in chamber choir category.
1994 – Italy: Arezzo choral competition – III prize A category (works of G.P.da Palestrina), III prize B category (choral music from 19.- 20.).
1995 – Austria: Spittal an der Drau choral competition – III prize.
1999 – Germany: Darmstadti choral competition – II prize chamber choir category, III prize sacral music category.
2001 – Switzerland: Neuchatelli choral competition – III prize chamber choir category.
2003 – Estonia: The 8th International Choir Festival Tallinn
2003 – II-III prize chamber choir category.
2009 – Estonia: The 10th International Choir Festival Tallinn 2009 – IV prize

Choral competitions in Estonia:
1996 – A category I prize and Grand Prix
1998 – A category I prize
2000 – A category I prize
2002 – A category I prize and Grand Prix
2004 – A category II prize

Concerts, festivals:
1993 – Holland; 1995 – Germany, Denmark; 1996 – Switzerland, Ireland (Festival of Cork); 1997 – France, Spain; 1998 – Russia (Jekaterinburg Musicfestival); 1998 – Germany (Festival of Rottenburg am Neckari); 1999 – Italy; 2000 – Norway, Hungary; 2002 – France (Normandia); 2003 – Croatia; 2004 – France, Spain, 2006 – Germany, choral festival Europa Cantat XVI in Mainz, 2008 – Italy: St. Mark’s Church in Venice, Padova Domchurch, Bologna San Petronio Church, Firenze San Lorenzo, St. Peter’s Church in Vatikan, Santa Maria Sopra Minerva Church 2010 – Sweden, Arvo Pärt, Östersund.

Discography
1996 CD Glorificatio
1999 CD Ritus
2000 CD Invocatio
2004 CD De amore aeterno

 

 

Janne Fridolin

Janne Fridolin

Conductor

Conductor and music teacher Janne Fridolin is PhD student of choral conducting at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (Prof Tõnu Kaljuste). In 2003 she graduated music pedagogics and in 2009 choral conducting with Prof Ants Üleoja. Since Sep 2002 to 2010 Janne Fridolin was the conductor of the Revalia Boy´s Choir, since Sep 2006 she is conducting the Youth Choir Vox Populi and since Jan 2012 Tallinn High School Boy´s Choir and Chamber choir.
Mrs. Fridolin is also music teacher in Primary School of Rahumäe.
Since 2009 Janne Fridolin is the Chair of the Estonian Society for Music Education.
Janne Fridolin was awarded prize of Heino Kaljuste Foundation in 2002, in 2011 she was awarded prize of Estonian Choral Association: The Best Young Conductor in 2010.

 

 

Competition Program

 

Arvo Pärt (*1935)   Bogoroditse Devo
Veljo Tormis (*1930)   Handmill Game
Herwig Reiter (*1941)   O du lieber Augustin IV
Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)   Locus iste
Morten Lauridsen (*1943)   Nata Lux
Mia Makaroff (*1971)   Butterfly

 

 

Additional Concerts Program

 

Morten Lauridsen (*1943)   Lux aeterna
Arvo Pärt (*1935)   Bogoroditse Devo
Veljo Tormis (*1930)   Handmill Game
Heino Lemmik (*1931)   Autumn Etudes
Paul Hindemith (*1895)   6 Chansons (IV, V, VI part)
John Farmer (*1570)   Fair Phyllis
Mia Makaroff (*1971)   Butterfly