DATE AND VENUE
7 June 2010, Hagia Eirene Museum
BORUSAN ISTANBUL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
ESTONİAN PHİLHARMONİC CHAMBER CHOİR
TÕNU KALJUSTE conductor
20.00 Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony to Arvo Pärt
20.15 Konser Concert
- Arvo Pärt
Orient & Occident
Most Holy Mother of God
“Adam’s Lament” *
* World premiere
Lasts 110’ inc. interval.
Borusan İstanbul Philharmonic Orchestra is the resident orchestra of the İstanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts.
A historic night at the 38th International İstanbul Music Festival! The world premiere of “Adam’s Lament” commissioned for a joint project by the European Capitals of Culture in 2010 and 2011, İstanbul and Talinn, by one of the greatest living composers of our time, Arvo Pärt, will be performed by Borusan İstanbul Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Tõnu Kaljuste; the Grammy award winner Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choire renowned as impeccable interpreters of Pärt’s works and one of the best choirs of the world; and Vox Clamantis known for their masterful interpretations of early period polyphonic music. Heralded as Mozart of the 21st Century, the composer who celebrated his 75th birthday in 2010 will be presented with the Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award before the concert.