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Ensemble for New Music Tallinn

Ensemble for New Music Tallinn (ENMT) was founded in 2012. ENMT is a platform to bring about fresh and newly perceived music to new generation of public and professionals.

ENMT has had performances and collaborations with among others Acker Stadt Palast, Universität der Künste Berlin, ISCM World Music Days Festival, MIXTUR Festival Barcelona, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, reMusik Festival and concert series, St. Petersburg Contemporary Music Festival, CrossRoads Salzburg, Autumn Fest, Varskeheli/Fresh Sound festival, Animated Dreams Festival, PÖFF Black Nights Film Festival, Inner Sound New Arts Festival Bucharest, Tallinn Music Week, Resonanta Paris, FUGA architecture museum Budapest, AFEKT festival, Estonian Music Days.

As of 2017 the ensemble is making its own festival of microtonal music, titled Sound Plasma, in Berlin and Tallinn. The festival includes several performances, lectures, masterclasses and symposium by ensemble members and invited guests.

Alongside commissioning new pieces to Estonian and international promising and talented composers, ENMT has been responsible for Estonian, national and/or regional premiers of several milestone works by Georg Friedrich Haas, Horatiu Radulescu, Georges Aperghis, James Tenney, Francesco Filidei, Simon-Steen Andersen, Stefan Prins, Mark Applebaum, Michael Maierhof, Alvin Lucier, Dieter Amman, Alexander Schubert to name a few.

We are proud to have been responsible for commissioning and world premier performances by composers including: Klaus Lang, Dror Feiler, Dimitri Kourliandsky, Yair Klartag, William Dougherty, Samuel Cedillo, Vladimir Rannev, Helena Tulve, Toivo Tulev, Marc Sabat, Arash Yazdani, Brice Catherin and many others.

ENMT has given workshops, lectures and participated in call for scores on Universität der Künste Berlin  Berlin (UdK), reMusik festival composition masterclasses, Mozarteum University’s Cross Roads composition, ISCM World Music Days call for scores, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre.