Film music city Ghent will present a unique concert in Tallinn on 2 December.
On 2 December 2010 the Ghent Film Festival will
present in cooperation with the city of Ghent, the
province of East Flanders, the Flemish Community
and Fluxys a concert in Tallinn featuring film music
by Gabriel Yared, Shigeru Umebayashi and Arvo Pärt.
The concert will take place on the eve of the
European Film Awards in the Estonian capital, which
is also the European Capital of Culture 2011 and a
twin town of Ghent. Gabriel Yared will attend the
concert as guest of honour. Moreover, on 4 December,
the European Film Academy as part of the annual
presentation of the prestigious European film
awards will present him with the European
Achievement in World Cinema Award. As usual the
excellent musicians of the Brussels Philharmonic –
the Orchestra of Flanders are on hand as
performers. Dirk Brossé will conduct.
The concert will be broadcast on the classical music
channel of the Estonian State Radio.