Palace Music Concert Series

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Tickets costing € 12/8 are on sale at the Kadriorg Art Museum and Piletilevi outlets. The concert tickets are also valid for museum visits on the day of the concert.

Next Palace Music concert will be on 25 November 2018 at 6pm in the Kadriorg Art Museum. The interval is related to the planned repair of the Kadriorg Art Museum. During the construction work, visitors cannot enter the museum, so Palace Music will have to pause for a month.

Sunday, 25 November 2018, 6 pm
From Paris to Berlin
Wilbert Hazelzet – flute (Netherlands)
Jacques Ogg – harpsichord (Netherlands)
Jacques-Martin Hotteterre, Pierre Philidor, Jean-Marie Leclair, Johann Sebastian Bach, Wilhelm Friedmann Bach and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Sunday, 2 December 2018, 6 pm
Palace music 
Tõnu Kalm – clarinet
Märten Karm – piano
Camille Saint-Saëns – Clarinet Sonata, Op 167 Witold Lutoslawski – Dance Preludes Ernest Chausson – Andante et Allegro Francis Poulenc – Clarinet Sonata in B flat FP 184

Sunday, 16 December 2018, 6 pm
Christmas concert 
Ksenia Kuchukova – soprano
Andres Uibo – positive organ
Mari-Liis Uibo – violin
Aare Tammesalu – cello
Buxtehude and J. S. Bach Sunday

30 December 2018, 6 p.m.
New Year’s Eve concert
Jakob Teppo – piano
Pyotr Tchaikovsky, The Seasons, for piano, Op 37a

The artistic director of the Palace Music Concert Series is Aare Tammesalu

Estonian Ministry of Culture
The Cultural Endowment of Estonia
Estonian Public Broadcasting

The construction of the Kadriorg Palace was started by the Tsar Peter the Great of Russia in 1718. It was named Catharinenthal (in Estonian Kadriorg) in honour of his wife Catherine I. The palace was designed by the Italian architect Nicola Michetti and its abundantly decorated main hall is one of the most exquisite examples of baroque architecture both in Estonia and in northern Europe.

Kadriorg Palace has always been the crown jewel of Tallinn. The small festive tsars’ palace in the style of Roman Baroque, surrounded by a regular garden, with fountains, hedges and flowerbeds, planned after the model of Versailles.

The palace was a summer residence of Russian emperors untill 1917. In the 1920s, and again in 1946-1991 palace served as the main building of the Art Museum of Estonia. In the 1930s, it was the residence of the Head of State of the Estonian Republic. In 2000, it was opened as the Kadriorg Art Museum, which displays the largest collection of old Russian and Western European art in Estonia.

Kadriorg Palace is also one the most well known and beautiful historic concert halls in Estonia offering memorable music experiences already for many decades. The tradition of performing music in the baroque palace goes back to 18th century when court music accompanied the daily life. The palace has had the pleasure to welcome many international artists and ensembles for outstanding performances.