July 25 – 28, 2024

Thursday, 25.07
Cathedral
20:00

Israel in Egypt

Oratorio by George Frideric Handel (1739, HWV 54)

Tumult Ensemble and soloists
Festival Baroque Orchestra
Concertmaster Minna Kaarina Kangas (Finland)
Choirmaster Lodewijk van der Ree (Netherlands/Estonia)
Conductor Stephen Layton (UK)

Friday, 26.07
St. John’s Church
17:00

Rebirth of cembalo d’amore

Duo-arrangements of complete (lute) works by Tartu-based composer David Kellner (1670–1748)

Anna-Liisa Eller (Estonian chromatic kannel, folk kannel, arpanetta)
Taavi Kerikmäe (cembalo d’amour)

Friday, 26.07
Cathedral
20:00

Ensemble Floridante 10

“Entre amis – with friends”

Maria Valdmaa (soprano)
Soloists of the Finnish Baroque Orchestra and Floridante

Saturday, 27.07
Lahe Guest House
14:00

Cembalo d’amore presentation

Keyboard player Taavi Kerikmäe presents a commissioned instrument cembalo d’amore, made by Latvian master maker Kaspars Putriņš in his workshop, based on original drawings by Johann Mattheson. The cembalo d’amore is a member of clavichord family, however, its body constitutes of two clavichords in total length of three metres.

Saturday, 27.07
St. John’s Church
17:00

Bach – Crossing borders

Lute and harpsichord works

Angela Ambrosini (sopran-nyckelharpa, Italy/Germany)
Marco Ambrosini (alto-nyckelharpa, Italy/Germany)
Anna-Liisa Eller (kannel)
Valentin Cointot (bass-nyckelharpa, France)
Eva-Maria Rusche (harpsichord, Germany)

Saturday, 27.07
Cathedral
20:00

La Grande Chapelle

Spain

Tomás Luis de Victoria – Mass „Vidi speciosam“ and motets dedicated to the Virgin Mary
Conductor Albert Recasens

Sunday, 28.07
Cathedral
14:00

Ancient music – young players

The closing concert of the Haapsalu Early Music Youth Summer Course

A joyful solo and chamber music program, proudly presented by historically informed young players from all over Estonia on various keyboard and string instruments.

Sunday, 28.07
St. John’s Church
17:00

Trio Sfacciato

Estonia / Austria

Lisanne Altrov (baroque violin)
Hannah Stoellger (baroque cello, Austria)
Piibe Talen (harpsichord)

Sunday, 28.07
Cathedral
20:00

Finnish Baroque Orchestra soloists

Finnish friends in action