Jonas Tarm

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UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

Saturday November 15, 2014: 8PM

Where: Merkin Concert HallNew York, NY
What: World premiere of Aeg for SATB Chorus (Artur Alliksaar, text)
Who: New York Virtuoso Singers
Tickets: Merkin Concert Hall Box Office

 

Sunday February 22, 2015: 5PM

Where: United PalaceNew York, NY
What: World premiere performance of Mарш у Hебуття [Marsh u Nebuttya] for Full Orchestra
Who: New York Youth Symphony
Tickets: Free!

 

Sunday March 8, 2015: 2PM

Where: Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, New York, NY
What: World premiere performance of Mарш у Hебуття [Marsh u Nebuttya] for Full Orchestra
Who: New York Youth Symphony
Tickets: NYYS Tickets

 

NEWS

 

Yellow Media on TV

Yellow Media on TV

Yellow Media performance on TV

October 1, 2014

Yellow Media, the third movement of Headline Hues: Concerto for Strings, was performed on television by the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Risto Joost on Oct. 1. It was broadcast on Estonian TV (ETV) during a national awards show – the Cultural Endowment of Estonia Award Ceremony. See the video HERE. Headline Hues was commissioned by the Estonian Composer’s Union and it premiered in April, 2013, by the same orchestra and conductor performing it here.

 

by Jonas Tarm

by Jonas Tarm

 

New Piece, Mарш у Hебуття, Completed

August 29, 2014

Mарш у Hебуття [Marsh u Nebuttya] (March to Oblivion), commissioned by the New York Youth Symphony, has been delivered today to the orchestra. The piece was completed on August 1st, 2014 and is dedicated to the victims of hunger and fire. The official premiere is scheduled for March 8th, 2015 at Carnegie Hall‘s Stern Auditorium Perelman Stage. There will be a free community concert at the United Palace on February 22nd, 2015. Rehearsals begin December 2014.

 

 

New Recording: Thoughts of Prayer for Solo Guitar.
Played by Alec Holcomb

July 25, 2014

 

The Boston Globe Interview

The Boston Globe Interview

Boston Globe Interview: Sound ideas from young composer

June 8, 2014

Read here: http://bit.ly/1kSBTP7

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carnegie Hall Debut Announced

New York Youth Symphony at Carnegie Hall

New York Youth Symphony at Carnegie Hall

April 27, 2014

Jonas Tarm has been commissioned to write a new orchestral work by the New York Youth Symphony to be played at Carnegie Hall – one of the world’s most renowned concert halls in New York City. Tarm was selected as one of just seven winners of a prestigious U.S. composers’ contest. Tarm and the six others were chosen out 150 applicants for the First Music prize – an annual hallmark of the New York Youth Symphony. Called “invaluable” by The New York Times, the 31-year-old First Music competition is widely seen as a leading force in the U.S. for bringing the work of younger composers to the public’s attention. The concert will take place on March 8, 2014. NYYS press release.

 

Commission from New York Virtuoso Singers

The New York Virtuoso Singers, Harold Rosenbum, Artistic Director and Conductor

The New York Virtuoso Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, Artistic Director and Conductor

March 21, 2014

The New York Virtuoso Singers has commissioned Jonas Tarm to write a piece for its SATB Chorus. Tarm will write the work drawing on an Estonian poem Aeg, by Estonian poet Artur Alliksaar; Aeg means “Time” in Estonian. The New York Virtuoso Singers was founded in 1988 by conductor Harold Rosenbaum, and it has become one of the leading exponents of contemporary choral music in the United States.

 

 

 

 

Jordan Hall

Jordan Hall

New England Conservatory Symphony to Perform Headline Hues

January 25, 2014

The American premiere of Jonas Tarm’s Headline Hues: Concerto for Strings will be performed on April 9 by the New England Conservatory Symphony in Boston under the baton of Prof. Paul Biss. It’ll take place in Jordan Hall, a 100-year-old venue and a National Historic Landmark. Headline Hues premiered in Estonia almost one year to the date of the scheduled Boston concert; it was played during the Estonian Music Days Festival in Tallinn’s old town on April 7. A recording of that concert can be heard here: https://soundcloud.com/jftarm/sets/headline-hues