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Estonian Connections

Date, location, and tickets

Sunday, November 10, 2019
at 7:30 PM

Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street
New York, NY 10025


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Event Information

On November 10th at 7:30pm at Symphony Space – Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre, Composers Concordance presents ‘Estonian Connections,’ featuring flutists Maarika Järvi and Monika Mattiesen, bassoonist Martin Kuuskman, and the CompCord Ensemble, conducted by David Rozenblatt. Cultures collide as works by contemporary Estonian composers are heard alongside those from American composers, inspired by the event’s theme. Premieres include ‘The Man Who Loved Locks,’ based on Estonian legend, with music by Gene Pritsker and poetry by Erik T. Johnson as well as the premiere of ‘Menage à trois’ by Mari Vihmand.  This event is made possible thanks to the generous support of The Estonian Ministry of Culture. 


Seth Boustead, Dan Cooper, Kristjan Järvi, Tõnu Kõrvits, Mark Kostabi,Arvo Pärt, Gene Pritsker, David Rozenblatt, Erkki-Sven Tüür, Mari Vihmand


Maarika Järvi, Monika Mattiesen – flutes

Martin Kuuskmann – bassoon

CompCord Ensemble:

Franz Hackl – trumpet

Gene Pritsker – e. guitar

Jay Elfenbein – bass/viola da gamba

Erik T. Johnson – poet/narrator

Sebastian Pritsker, Jeffrey Kishinevsky – vocals  

David Rozenblatt – conductor/percussion