Last night the Estonian Association of Phonogram Producers presented the Estonian Music Business Awards for important contributions to developing the Estonian music scene. The Music Event of the Year award was given to Eesti Kontsert for the musical spectacle “Adam’s Passion” based on the works of Arvo Pärt and staged by the acclaimed American director and playwright Robert Wilson.
On 15 March, the Estonian Music Awards “Golden Disc” ceremony was held at Kadriorg Palace, recognising the most successful composers and performers for 2015. Arvo Pärt’s CD “Songs from Childhood” was selected as Album of the Year.
Due to a serious illness, one of the most renowned and loved Estonian musicians in the world, 76-year-old Eri Klas, has passed away.