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Hortus Musicus Summer Festival „In Horto Regis“

Hortus Musicus closes its 44th concert season traditionally with the summer festival „In Horto Regis“. The concerts will take place in Tallinn St. Nicholas Church and Gate Tower situated on the slope facing St. Nicholas Church.

On four summer evenings, the audience can listen to the repertoires from early music to contemporary composers. There will also be traditional music by exotic nations.

Programme

Sunday, 2 July at 6 p.m. Tallinn St. Nicholas Church
”In Horto Regis”
„Music of the Third Millennium“
Ensemble Hortus Musicus
Artistic director Andres Mustonen

The music of contemporary peers, composers - co-thinkers has been interpreted by Hortus Musicus since the founding of the group.
Repertoire:
Pärt, Kancheli, Knaifel, Silvestrov, Kaumann

Monday, 3 July at 6 p.m. Tallinn Gate Tower
”In Horto Regis”
„London- Paris“
Ensemble Hortus Musicus
Artistic director Andres Mustonen

Throughout the centuries the wealthy metropolises have nurtured the composers-geniuses. The programme presents music by English and French baroque masters.
Repertoire:
Purcell, Lully, Charpentier, Boismortier

Tuesday, 4 July at 6 p.m. Tallinn Gate Tower
”In Horto Regis”
„Venice“
Ensemble Hortus Musicus
Artistic director Andres Mustonen

Music of XVI-XVII century Italian composers.
Repertoire:
Mainerio, Zanetti, Frescobaldi, Monteverdi

Wednesday, 5 July at 6 p.m. Tallinn Gate Tower
”In Horto Regis”
„The Bride Unfastens Her Braids, the Groom Faints"
Etty BenZaken (vocal, Israel)
Ensemble Hortus Musicus
Artistic director Andres Mustonen

Hortus Musicus presents the Ladino singer Etty BenZaken with a repertoire of Jewish-Spanish folk tunes and traditional music of exotic nations.

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