KAIA URB (soprano)
Sergey Rachmaninov
– Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor, Op. 18

Dmitri Shostakovich
- Festive Overture Op 96

Francis Poulenc
– Gloria



Young Ukrainian pianist Aleksander Gavriljuk lives in Germany, he is the laureate of the Horowitz (1999), Hamamatsu (2000) and Arthur Rubinstein competitions (2005), who has also performed repeatedly with maestro Neeme Järvi. He has performed with the worlds best orchestras, such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, New York, Los Angeles and Israel Philharmonic Orchestras, Russian National Orchestra and many others, he has cooperated with conductors such as Vladimir Ashkenazy, Herbert Blomstedt, Dan Ettinger, Vladimir Fedosejev, Mark Gorenstein, Sebastian Lang-Lessing, Daniel Raiskin, Kurt Sanderling, Leif Segerstam, Vladimir Spivakov, etc. He has performed at several reputable festivals, including Lugano in Switzerland, Ruhr in Germany, Colmar in France, Miami Piano Festival in the United States, etc.

“Concertgebouw is in trance after his masterful performance. It is very rare that the Concertgebouw audience leaves the hall whistling and singing... Gavriljuk has created a wonderful world of sounds, just as Mondrian’s paintings with their clear lines and colours.” (Guido van Oorschot, De Volkskrant 2009)

Kaia Urb is one of the most appreciated Estonian large form soloists both in Estonia and abroad. She has cooperated with several renowned conductors, including Tõnu Kaljuste, Neeme Järvi, Paul Mägi, Paul Hillier, Olari Elts, Juha Kangas, Saulius Sondeckis, etc., and with musical collectives such as The Hilliard Ensemble, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tallinn Baroque Orchestra, Hortus Musicus, NYYD Ensemble, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Prague Chamber Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra and many others.