Ballet "Moorland elegies"

Moorland elegies is a journey to the most secretive recesses of solitude – to places where some dare not even peer.

Tõnu Kõrvits, composer

The basis for Tõnu Kõrvits’s choral cycle is the almost Gothically dark-tinged poetry of Emily Brontë, which conveys tender soul-states translated into nature motifs.

How to mould meaning to make it understandable to many? Because understanding is important.

When I heard Tõnu’s work for the first time, it seemed like poetry that spoke of distant horizons. At once careful and full-bodied, the music conceals both joy and sadness, theatricality and the sacred – all that touches people’s hearts.

You can find nature in Emily Brontë’s poetry as well. Nature lives free. People feel love and sadness in fallen leaves and moonlight, their tears are temporal and the sea only sighs. If all these ostensibly unconnected motifs are woven together into music, we are closer to sensing precisely the kind of freedom that our inner souls seek in nature.

Wang Yuanyuan, director

The premiere on 28 September 2019 in the Grand Building of the Vanemuine.

Moorland elegies is a journey to the most secretive recesses of solitude – to places where some dare not even peer.

Tõnu Kõrvits, composer

The basis for Tõnu Kõrvits’s choral cycle is the almost Gothically dark-tin

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Tartu linn, Teater Vanemuine, suur maja

Ballet "Moorland elegies"

28.09.2019, 19:00

Price from: 20.7 €
Max price: 30 €
Kesklinna linnaosa, Rahvusooper Estonia

Ballet "Moorland elegies"

07.10.2019, 19:00

Price from: 24 €
Max price: 35 €
Tartu linn, Teater Vanemuine, suur maja

Ballet "Moorland elegies"

12.10.2019, 19:00

23.10.2019, 19:00

10.11.2019, 16:00

25.03.2020, 19:00

Price from: from 15.2 €
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