The Scottish Culture Society of Estonia set out in 2016 to launch a CD of Burns songs in Estonian with a talented singer Ilona Aasvere and Estonian top musicians (Tiit Kikas and Peeter Rebane etc) to promote Robert Burns and his works in Estonia. This CD will contribute to relations between Estonia and Scotland, make people curious about Burns and bring the spirit of Robert Burns closer to the listeners internationally.
With professional musicians that will not only play the tunes but also arrange them, we are confident that it will be something of an extraordinary.
Singer: Ilona Aasvere
Guitar: Peeter Rebane
Violine and other instruments: Tiit Kikas
Peeter and Tiit will do the arrangements. Other musicians as required.
The demo, to hear how the singer and arrangements sound, can be listened to HERE
As this is not a commercial project the funding needs to be mobilized from different sources through cooperation. For an update on this please click HERE.
Silver sponsors of the CD of Burns Songs in Estonian are:
- John Ross, a private person (a Scott living in Estonia)
- OÜ Ranna-Villa http://www.highlandcattle.ee (breeds Highland Cattle in Estonia) Do visit their website and pay them a visit when in Saaremaa! They also have a cafeteria in Kuressaare and we love them!