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CD’s presentation concert 
Atlan Karp (baritone)
Oksana Sinkova (flute)
Anna Humal (organ)


T. 29.06 

at 7 p.m 

Käru church



is one of his generations most outstanding opera soloists of Estonia. He has studied in Georg Ots Tallinn Music School (prof. Tõnu Bachmann), Estonian Academy of Music and Theater (prof. Ivo Kuusk) and obtained his Master’s degree at the Sibelius Academy in Finland (prof. Jorma Hynninen and Pekka Kähkönen). He has furthered his skills in the Maria Theatre of St. Petersburg and participated in the masterclasses of G. Janowitz, T. Krause, L. Gergijeva, D. Hvorostovsky, J. Obrastsova, A. Amaretto and H. Hagegård. During 2007-2012 he was working in Vanemuine Theater as a leading soloist. A. Karp has been rewarded with the I prize in Tiit Kuusik International Competition (2000). His most important roles include: Jago (Verdi “Othello”), Scarpia (Puccini “Tosca”), Rigoletto (Verdi “Rigoletto”), Count di Luna (Verdi “Il trovatore”), Lescaut (Massenet “Manon”), Sharpless (Puccini “Madame Butterfly”), Figaro (Mozart “Le nozze di Figaro”), Kurwenal (Wagner “Tristan und Isolde”), Leandro (Prokofiev “Love for three oranges”, NO Estonia), Vodnik (Dvořák “Rusalka”, Helsinki Alexander Theater), Don Alfonso (Mozart “Cosi fan tutte”, Savonlinna Music Academy), Onegin (Tchaikovsky “Jevgeni Onegin”, Sibelius Academy), Klingsor (Wagner “Parsifal”), Orestes (Strauss “Elektra”), George III (Davies “Eight Songs for a Mad King”, Pärnu Opera) etc. His repertoire of grand pieces is very versatile (Brahms “Ein Deutsches Requiem”, Beethoven Symphony No. 9, Rachmaninoff “The Bells”, Vaughan Williams “A Sea Symphony”, Rossini “Petite Messe Solennelle” A. Kallastu “Cromwell’s letzte nacht” etc.). A. Karp has given numerous solo concerts and he has performed songs by Russian, French, German, Finnish and Estonian composers from classical pieces to contemporary ones.



is one of the most outstanding flutists in Estonia. She has obtained her Bachelor's degree cum laude (Prof. Neeme Punder, Matti Helin and Imants Sneibis) and defended her Master's degree at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (EAMT). She complemented her studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg (2004 – 2005) and at the Doctoral level of EAMT (2006-2011). O. Sinkova has participated in the masterclasses of several well-known flutists (Matti Helin, Maarika Järvi, Patrick Gallois, Renate Greiss-Armin, Barbara Giesler- Haase, Moshe Aron Epstein etc.). She is working as a guest concert master of the Narva Symphony Orchestra flute group since 1999 and she has been the concert master of Vanemuine Theatre’s flute group (2000-2008) and a member of the National Opera Estonia Symphony Orchestra’s flute group (2008-2011). She has also played in the international European Festival Orchestra. O. Sinkova has won several international and national competitions like Estonian children’s music school’s competition (1991), All-Soviet Union Competition “Young Virtuoso” (1991), Estonian Music School’s Competition (1994, 1995), Grand Prix at the Estonian Music School’s Competition (1997), EAMT and Sibelius Academy Johann Sebastian Bach Competition (1998), first prize at the Estonian Yamaha Competition (1999), at the National Bach Competition (2000) and she has also been a finalist at the Con Brio 2000 and International Andrejs Jurjāns  Competition (Riga, 2001) as well as a laureate of the International Competition Pacem in Terris (Bayreuth, 2005). She has been awarded the PLMF award “Young Musician 2008”. O. Sinkova has numerously performed at solo concerts and as a soloist in front of several orchestras in Estonia and abroad, with the Swedish string orchestra Camerata Nordica she has been a part of concert tours in Italy, Sweden and Wales. She has been invited to perform at festivals in Italy, Slovakia and Czech and she has given performances at Tallinn Chamber Music Festival, Tallinn Winter Festival, Rapla Church Music Festival etc. Her solo repertoire includes virtuous flute music from world’s music treasury. O. Sinkova has been a jury member of different competitions and from 2008 she is working as a professor at EAMT.  


has graduated from Tallinn University’s Institute of Philosophy and the Faculty of Theology’s Church Music Department in the organ class of Rolf Uusväli and as a choral conductor under the guidance of Marika Kahar. She has obtained her master’s degree (cum laude) at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (Prof. Andres Uibo) and taken part of the master courses of several distinguished organ players (Peter van Dijk, Marie Louise Langlais, Hartmut Rohmeyer, Ben van Oosten, Sergey Cherepanov etc.). From 1997 A. Humal is working in Tartu St. Paul’s Church as an organist and a choral conductor and she is the artistic director of the Church Music Society of St. Paul's Church of Tartu. At the Normans’ Organ Days in Simuna at the choral playing contest she was awarded with the 1st Prize (2002) and at the Artur Kapp Organ Players’ Contest the 3rd Prize (2010). A. Humal has performed at Organ Festivals, concert series organized by the Church Music Association, Maarja Song’s Festival, and she has given concerts in Finland, Poland and Russia. In addition, she has taken part of the festival “Probaltica” with the ensemble “Orthodox Singers”.   


Marje Sink (1910-1979) – “Ühel hommikul / One morning”

Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759) – Avamäng oratooriumist “Solomon” / Ouverture from the oratorio “Solomon”

Marje Sink
“Kusagil äike, kusagil päike / Somewhere thunderstorm, somewhere sun”
“Arm / Grace”
“Mullatükk / A piece of soil”
“Maha jäävad / Left behind”

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – Sonaat flöödile E-duur / Flute sonate in E minor BWV 1035
I Adagio
II Allegro
III Siciliano
IV Allegro assai

Marje Sink –
“Vaiksel ööl / In the silent night”
“Issand Sa oled / You are the Lord”
“Kusagil palvetab / Somewhere prays”

Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714 -1787) – “Õndsate hingede tants / Dance of the Blessed Spirits” ooperist / from the opera “Orpheus ja Eurydike”

Marje Sink
"Süda on püha paik / The heart is a sacred place”
“Oh oleks ma / Oh, I would”
“Vaikses kambris / In the quiet chamber”

Johann Sebastian Bach – Aaria oratooriumist / Aria from the oratorio “Grosser Herr” BWV 248

Marje Sink – “Auline elu / The glorious life”


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