RINGING SOUNDS OF WIND INSTRUMENTS
Madis Kari (clarinet)
Lauri Sepp (saxophone)
Johan Randvere (piano)
is one of his generation’s most distinguished clarinettists, who has studied at Georg Ots School of Music and Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. He has furthered his knowledge in London, where during his studies at the Royal College of Music he won the Frederick Thurston annual clarinettist award (1997) and the Senior Exhibitioner scholarship. In cooperation with the pianist Marko Martin they won the III Prize at the UK Howarth Young Clarinettist Competition (1998). M. Kari has worked in Richmond Chamber Symphony Orchestra as a concert master of the clarinet group and as a piano teacher in different schools in London and its vicinity. From 2002, he is working in the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra as an assistant concert master of the clarinet group and he is teaching in Tallinn Music High School. M. Kari is constantly giving concerts all over Estonia and he is an expected performer at the Tallinn Chamber Music Festival and Tallinn Winter Festival. He has represented Estonia in the World Philharmonic Orchestra in Paris and he is taking part of Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Nyyd Ensemble projects. M. Kari is a PLMF Music Trust scholar.
is a saxophone player from Tallinn and a founding member of SaxEst. He has obtained his master’s degree at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. He has also graduated from the saxophone profession of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. He has been and is currently a part of several ensembles and orchestras (GlamBand, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of Estonian National Opera, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Estonian Dream Big Band etc.). From 2003, he is a saxophone teacher at the G. Ots Tallinn Music School, from 2013, a practice leader-concert organizer. He is also teaching at the Gustav Adolf Music School.
is one of his generation’s brightest musicians. His piano studies started in Võru Music School (teacher Merike Kapp) and continued in Tallinn Music High School (teacher Marja Jürisson, prof. Ivari Ilja). He finished his masters’ studies in Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (prof. I. Ilja) in 2016 during which he replenished his skills in G. Verdi Conservatorio (2012-2015, prof. Valerio Premuroso). J. Randvere has been rewarded with distinguished awards in different competitions - “Klaviermusik” in Vilnius (I place, 2008), “Con Brio 2008” in Tallinn (finalist), EPTA Competition in Belgium (II place, 2010), Competition for Young Musicians in Catania (I place & Grand Prix, 2012), Competition for Young Musicians “Luciano Luciani” (III place, 2013), “Coop” Competition for Pianists (II place, 2013), “Andrea Baldi” Competition (I place & Grand Prix, 2014), “Con Brio 2010” in Tallinn (audience Award as a part of Con Brio Trio & Holland Music Sessions’ Special Award), TV Competition “Classic Stars 2013” (finalist), VIII Estonian Competition for Pianists (II place, 2014). He has been rewarded with the Musicians Fund PLMF “Young Musician 2014” Award. J. Randvere has given concerts in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Italy, Vatican, Belarus, Finland, USA, Canada and Netherlands. Ha has performed as a part of different groups on such world stages as New York Carnegie Hall, Vancouver Chan Center, Minsk Philharmonic- and Kaunas Philharmonic Grand Hall and Puccini Hall in Milan. He has repeatedly performed as a soloist in front of many orchestras such as Estonian National-, Latvian National-, Maladzetsna-, Theatre Vanemuine-, Belarusian Radio- and Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Symphony Orchestra, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and others with such conductors as Risto Joost, Toomas Vavilov, Paul Mägi, Jüri Alpterten, Kaspar Mänd, Tarmo Leinatamm, Sasha Mäkilä, Grigori Soroka, Erki Pehk, Mihhail Gerts and others. J. Randvere is a part of the Piano Orchestra and early music ensemble Heinavanker.
Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767) – Sonaat c-moll saksofonile ja klaverile / Sonata c minor for saxophone and piano
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) – Klarnetikontsert A-duur / Clarinet Concerto in A major K.622
Hillar Kareva (1931-1992) – Eleegia / Elegie
Patrick Nunn (s.1969) – Rännak sooloklarnetile / Journey for solo clarinet
Jules Demersseman (1833-1866) – Serenaad / Serenade
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) – Sonaat klarnetile ja klaverile / Sonata for clarinet and piano
III Allegro con fuoco
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) – Valss / Waltz no.2 for clarinet, alto saxophone and piano