Our artists in Estonia
2017 - 2018

Concerts in 2017/18

Sunday, 25 March 2018 at 5 pm in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn

Hedwig Swimberghe – clarinet (Belgium)

Mari-Liis Uibo – violin

Toomas Nestor – viola

Aare Tammesalu – cello

Programme: Müller, Buckinx, Cirri, Crusell

Hedwig Swimberghe was born in Bruges and studied at the conservatory of his native city. He has been soloist with the Flemish Radio Orchestra and Professor of Clarinet at the Erasmus university in Brussels Royal Music Conservatory Department. He is also a Faculty member “Julian Menendez International Clarinet Course and Festival (Hungary) and requested a jury member at national and international competitions.

Sunday, 10 December 2017 at 5 pm in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn

Eloisa Cascio – piano (Italy)
Program: Works by Chopin, Schubert, Albeniz, Rahmaninov

Palace Music Concert Series in cooperation with specs´n´arts

In July 28 & 30, 2017, Greek pianist Alexandra Nomidou performed for Saaremma musik festival and for Kadriorg Palace Music Series with Estonian cellist Aare Tammesalu. 

Greek violinist Yannos Margaziotis (2.concertmaster with the Orchestra of the National Opera of Greece) and artistic director of the International Classical Music Festival of Cyclades, in Syros, Greece, and Greek counter tenor Nikos Spanatis will participate at the Palace Music Concert series, in Kadrioru Arts Museum, Tallinn. Yannos Margaziotis willl perform a violin recital on 26 March 2017 and Nikos Spanatis a baroque programme with Floridante Ensemble on 19 February 2017 

Concerts in 2016

A strong friendship and collaboration has been established between Estonian cellist Aare Tammesalu and Greek pianist Alexandra Nomidou

The two artists will perform in Athens on 21 October 2016 and in Tallinn on 30 October 2016 to present works by Schubert, Lalo, Massenet, Arensky, Hahn, Rachamaninof and Papaioannou. 


Concerts in 2015

Paris-based Greek pianist Alexandra Nomidou also performed on 8 November 2015 for the Palace Music Concert series, in Kadrioru Arts Museum, Tallinn. 

With Arvo Leibur – violin & Aare Tammesalu – cello, they will present the following programme:

Ernest Chausson. Piano trio Op 3 in G minor (1881)

Manos Chatzidakis. Ionian Suite for piano solo Op 7 (1952–53)

Felix Mendelssohn. Piano Trio No 1 in D minor Op 49


Greek Conductor Nikos Haliassas has been invited by the Golden Classics Festival to conduct the Glasperlenspiel Sinfonietta. Nikos Haliassas is the founder and music director of the Intrarti Orchestra and artistic director of the "Sinfonia" International Festival of Piraeus and the Saronic islands.


Saturday, November 28th at 19:00

Tallinn, Estonia Concert Hall

Sunday, November 29th at 17:00

Pärnu Concert Hall



Concert Programme

Skalkottas: 5 Greek danses

Tchaikovski: Serenade op.48

Pärt: Fratres for guitar and strings

Tchaikovski: Adagio for guitar and strings

Giuliani: Guitar Concerto A-Major, op.30


French saxophonist Clément Himbert has been invited by Glasperlenspiel Festival, in July 2015, to perform the Glazunov concerto for saxophone and strings with the Glasperlenspiel Sinfonietta, under the baton of Andres Mustonen.

Clément Himbert was awarded in 2005 the first grand prize of the International Music Competition "Pacem in Terris" in Bayreuth (Germany). He currently holds the position of saxophone professor at the Conservatory of Saint-Étienne (France) and he is in preparation of the "Doctorate of Interpreter" in collaboration with the Paris National Conservatory and Paris Sorbonne University (Paris IV).


Thursday, July 9th 19:00

Tartu, St. Charles Church





Pärt: Uusberg premiere

Reza: Mortazavi Nokturn

Glazunov: Sax Concerto op.109

Vähi: Reverence

Gija: Kancheli Stilles gebet


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Dates:2017 - 2018

Organised by:Glasperlenspiel Festival & Golden Classics Festival | Palace Music Concert Series in Kadrioru Arts Museum


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