Taking the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra internationally

  • 2019-10-03
  • Michael Mustillo
The Baltic Times interviews Kristjan Hallik, director of Estonia’s leading orchestra - the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra, which has become the most prominent Estonian orchestral ambassador, was founded as the Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra’s first concert was a broadcast for Tallinn Radio on the 18 December 1926. In the 1950s, during the Soviet occupation of Estonia, the orchestra was the first within the Soviet Union to present concerts of the musical works of modernist composers such as Igor Stravinsky, Arnold Schoenberg, Anton Webe...
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