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Composer: Maimets, Riho Esko (b. 1988)

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Year of birth1988
NationalityCanada
PeriodContemporary
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Estonian Music Days launches in Tallinn

Estonian National Symphony Orchestra/ Taavi Kull © Estonian Music Days Festival
The Tallinn National Symphony Orchestra Easter concert represents new music patronage on a grand scale. Six up-and-coming Estonian composers are commissioned write a substantial work for orchestra, and an entire concert is given over to their first performances.

The music of Arvo Pärt at Koerner Hall

Arvo Pärt
On 1 October, Soundstreams, an international centre for new directions in music based in Toronto, presented music by Arvo Pärt, James Rolfe and Riho Esko Maimets. The latter two might be called Canadian counterparts to the established Estonian composer.
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