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New Release

The first collaborative CD by sister and brother Mari and Mihkel Poll from Estonia displays a magnificent panorama of twentieth century music for violin and piano. Musicians perform George Enescu's III Violin Sonata – a reflection of the composer's multicultural experience, growing up surrounded by Romanian and Slavic folklore and ...
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Brahms’ Violin Concerto with Sinfonia of Birmingham

In May I had a big pleasure of performing Brahms’ Violin Concerto in Birmingham with Sinfonia of Birmingham and Keith Slade. This Concerto is one of the biggest and most well known of all violin concertos and it is very demanding for the player due to its intensity, depth and ...
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Sarasate – Viva Sevilla

At the end of March Stavanger was permeated with sounds of opera. Stavanger Concert House was a host to Opera Gala, an extraordinary event organised by Rogaland Opera and accompanied by Roma Sinfonietta and their conductor, maestro Gabriele Bonolis. The orchestra, well known for collaboration with Ennio Morricone and Quentin ...
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Visions From the North in Florence

Mari, Mihkel and Ain On the 4th of March in Florence, the city of renaissance, opened a very exotic art exhibition for Italy, called "Visions From the North". "The Visions From the North" represents Estonian paintings from Enn Kunila's collection from 1910-1940. This exhibition took place in Museo Novecento (Museum ...
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Receiving the new instrument

In the morning of the 1st of March, Mari Poll officially signed the contract for a violin that has been lent to her by Estonian Foundation of Musical Instruments. This was the moment when she tried and played the instrument for the first time. Nicolaus Gagliano's violin is the great ...
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Mari Poll rewarded with N. Gagliano 1723 violin

On December 7th 2015 at the initiative of the Republic of Estonia Ministry of Culture, Swedbank Ltd, Estonian National Culture Foundation and maestro Paavo Järvi founded the Estonian Foundation of Musical Instruments. There is a limited amount of valuable string instruments in the world and their value is increasing every day ...
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Leigo Lake Music Festival

This summer I was lucky enough to perform in the most beautiful setting on a magical lake Leigo in Leigo Lake Music Festival, playing the double concerto Tabula Rasa by Arvo Pärt together with Miina Järvi and Kremerata Baltica. Leigo Lake Music Festival takes place every year in south of ...
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