In recent years the concerts of Rapla Music Festival have reached seven different counties and have been held around Estonia too, among other cities also in Tallinn and Haapsalu. The programs have included grand oratorios, performances of Estonian top-soloists, the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra and a lot more. The majority of the concerts take place around Rapla but bigger projects reach outside the borders of Estonia.
From July 2nd to 12th, prominent Estonian soloists, ensembles and foreign guests will perform in the larger and smaller churches of Rapla County. The main presenter of the festival is the VOCES TALLINN CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA conducted by Risto Joost. The opening concert PÄRT & PÄRT 2nd of July at Rapla Church. For the first time in the festival history there is a possibility to be a part of the opening concert virtually in every corner of the world!
More information about the festival and this year's programme can be found here.
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