The Suure-Jaani Festival is heading into its 22ndyear and will once again highlight the best in classical and modern Estonian music starting from June 16th.The small town of Suure-Jaani is the ideal place for a musical retreat. It is located in the northern part of Estonia’s Viljani County, a rural munancipality.
Yet, every year before midsummer, the town is becoming the centre of the Estonian musical scene. While the main focus will again be on classical and Estonian music and musicians it will offer “something for everyone”. One of the major contributions to this year’s festival will be a performance by successful Estonian pop group Mahavok, which in January 2019 was awarded a lifetime prize for their long-term and influential contribution to Estonian pop music.
Other notable highlights this year will be performances by Laine Leichter of A. Kapp. Cello prelude by J. S. Bach, the Russian Valaam Monastery Choir and the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra. The first day of the festival will commence with the opening of the photo exhibition ‘A Retrospect of Suure-Jaani Music Festival’ by Jaanus Siim. The 22ndSuure-Jaani Music Festival takes place from 16th to 23rd June 2019. The full
programme is available on the festival’s website
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