The first day of August gets on full swing with music as the Tallinn International Organ Festival starts.
Tallinn International Organ Festival is one of the oldest music festivals in Estonia. This year's festival is dedicated to the 175th anniversary of Romantic German composer and conductor, Max Burch.
The heart of the festival, since it started in 1987, is the St. Nicholas' Museum and Church. The festival kicks off at the St. Nicholas' Church
on August 1st at 21.59 with “Preludium – Great Organ Night at Niguliste”. The prelude consists of seven organ concerts with soloists and last up until 4.59 AM.
The opening concert of the festival takes place at the Jaani Church at 8 PM on August 2.
Tallinn International Organ Festival has developed into a leading organ festival. Over 140 top organists have performed here along with prominent choirs and orchestras. Some of the festival concerts are free for the public.