International Concert Series: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Works by Arvo Pärt
Ranked in 2020 by BBC Music Magazine as “one of the ten best choirs in the world”, the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir (EPCC) make a very welcome return to the National Concert Hall following their 40th anniversary concert in 2022, to perform music by Estonia’s most celebrated contemporary classical composer Arvo Pärt.
With an impressive 15 Grammy nominations to their name, this prize-winning ensemble is the foremost interpreter of Pärt’s sacred choral music whose name is synonymous with this exceptional ensemble, and whose work they helped popularise the world over. Such is the popularity of his music, in 2023 it was announced that Pärt is the world’s most performed living composer in the world (according to Bachtrack) after John Williams and John Adams!
Presented by NCH