Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

Biography

Active: 1981 -
The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir was founded in 1981 by Tõnu Kaljuste. It succeeded the amateur chamber choir Ellerhein (founded by Kaljuste's father, Heino Kaljuste, in 1966), which in turn had succeeded the children's choir Ellerhein founded in 1951. Tõnu Kaljuste served as the choir's principal conductor and artistic director until Paul Hillier assumed leadership of the choir in 2001. The choir performs repertoire ranging from Gregorian Read more chant to contemporary composers and is particularly noted for its performances of the music of Arvo Pärt and other Estonian composers. The choir has also performed with numerous guest conductors, including David Willcocks, Helmuth Rilling, Claudio Abbado, Anders Öhrwall, Jon Washburn, Eric Ericson, Ward Swingle, and Ivan Fisher. In 1991, the choir won three gold medals and was awarded the Grand Prix at the Takarazuka Chamber Choir Competition in Japan. It has toured the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, and Europe. Read less
Sibelius: Complete Works for Mixed Choir / Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Release Date: 03/10/2015   Label: Ondine  
Catalog: 1260   Number of Discs: 2
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Biography

Active: 1981 -
The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir was founded in 1981 by Tõnu Kaljuste. It succeeded the amateur chamber choir Ellerhein (founded by Kaljuste's father, Heino Kaljuste, in 1966), which in turn had succeeded the children's choir Ellerhein founded in 1951. Tõnu Kaljuste served as the choir's principal conductor and artistic director until Paul Hillier assumed leadership of the choir in 2001. The choir performs repertoire ranging from Gregorian Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
I. Una hora non potuistis vigilare mecum
II. Judas mercator pessimus
III. Jesum tradidit impius
IV. Caligaverunt oculi mei
V. Tenebrae factae sunt
VI. Sepulto Domino
VII. Ecce quomodo moritur justus
I. Stabat mater dolorosa
II. Cujus animam gementem
III. O quam tristis et afflicta
IV. Quae moerebat et dolebat
V. Quis est homo, qui non fleret
VI. Vidit suum dulcem natum
VII. Eja mater, fons amoris
VIII. Fac ut ardeat cor meum
IX. Sancta mater, istud agas
X. Fac ut portem Christi mortem
XI. Inflammatus et accensus
XII. Quando corpus morietur
Gloria in excelsis Deo (Chorus)
Et in terra pax (Chorus)
Laudamus te (Soprano duet)
Gratias agimus tibi (Chorus)
Propter magnam (Chorus)
Domine deus, Rex caelestis (Soprano)
Domine Fili unigenite (Chorus)
Domine Deus, Agnus Dei (Alto, Chorus)
Qui tollis peccata mundi (Chorus)
Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris (Alto)
Quoniam tu solus Sanctus (Chorus)
Cum Sancto Spiritu (Chorus)
Credo in unum Deum
Et incarnatus est
Crucifixus
Et resurrexit
Magnificat anima mea Dominum (Chorus)
Et exsultavit spiritus meus (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Chorus)
Et misericordia (Chorus)
Fecit potentiam (Chorus)
Deposuit potentes (Chorus)
Esurientes implevit bonis (Soprano duet)
Suscepit Israel (Chorus)
Sicut locutus est (Chorus)
Gloria Patri (Chorus)
No. 1. Psalm 2, "Warum toben die Heiden"
No. 2. Psalm 43, "Richte mich, Gott"
No. 3. Psalm 22, "Mein Gott, warum hast du mich verlassen"
Golgotha, Première Partie: N°1. Ch?ur d'introduction
Golgotha: Première Partie. N°2. Les Rameaux
Golgotha: Première Partie. N°3. Le discours au temple
Golgotha: Première Partie. N°4. La Sainte Cène
Golgotha: Première Partie. N°5. Gethsémané
Golgotha: Seconde Partie. N°6. Méditation
Golgotha: Seconde Partie. N°7. Jésus devant le Sanhédrin
Golgotha: Seconde Partie. N°8. Jésus devant Pilate
Golgotha: Seconde Partie. N°9. Le Calvaire
Golgotha: Seconde Partie. N°10. La Résurrection
I. Furioso
II. Moderato
III. Allegro misterioso
I. Carmen veris (Spring Song)
II. Timor (Fear)
III. Carmen autumnus (Autumn Song)
IV. Luxuria
Diese bose und ehebrecherische Art (Chorus and Chorus mysticus)
Sie werden mir nicht glauben (Jonah's Arioso)
So spricht der Herr (Tenor and Chorus)
Wo soll ich hingehn vor Deinem Geist (Tenor and Chorus)
Was schlafst du? (Tenor)
Hilf uns, wir verderben (Chorus)
Nehmet nich und werft mich ins Meer (Baritone, Tenor, Chorus)
Die Wasser sahen Dich, Gott! (The Mariners Give Thanks unto the Lord) (Soloists and Choruses)
Gleichwie Jona war drei Tage (Chorus mysticus)
Intermezzo
Huter, ist die Nacht schier hin? (Chorus)
Die Gute des Herrn ist es (Chorus)
Ich rief zu dem Herrn in meiner Angst (Jonah's Prayer)
Denn Du wirst seine Seele (Tenor, Baritone, Bass)
O, dass ich tausend Zungen hatte (The Escape of Jonah) (Soloist and Chorus)
Herzlich lieb' hab' ich Dich, Herr (Fugue: Chorus)
Herr Gott. des die Rache, die Rache ist (Psalm of Vengeance) (Altos and Children's Chorus)
Siehe, der Herr kommt (Chorus mysticus)
Heilig, heilig, heilig, ist der Herr Zabaoth!
Hilf, Herr! Die Heil'gen haben abgenommen (Help, Lord!) (Double Chorus)
Ach, Gott vom Himmel, sieh' darein! (Chorus)
Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen (Chorus)
Gott schaut vom Himmel
Deinen Willen, Gott, tue ich gerne
Lasset uns essen und trinken (Chorus)
Wehe, wehe, wehe des sund'gen Volks (Jonah's Arioso)
Was will der Lotterbub' sagen? (Chorus)
Dennoch sollt ihr wissen (Jonah's Arioso)
Dieser redet eitle und verdeckte Worte (Chorus)
Der Tag des Herrn ist gross (Jonah's Arioso)
Es soll weder Mensch noch Tier etwas kosten (Niniveh's Turn from Evil) (Children's Chorus)
Herr, erbarme Dich!
Intermezzo
Denn niemand jammerte deinen (Chorus mysticus)
'So wahr ich lebe'', spricht der Gott (Chorale: Children's Chorus)
Die Leute von Ninive werden aufreten (The Ninevites) (Soloists and Chorus)
was ist der Mensch (Duet: Soprano and Mezzo-soprano)
Siehe da, eine Hutte Gottes bei den Menschen! (Final Chorus: Choruses and Soloists)


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