Thanks to his incredible charm and masterful playing, he is one of Estonias most well known and sought after artists.
“…saxophonist Virgo Veldi produced a performance of exquisite feeling…”
Steph Power for Wales Arts Review (ISSUE 20, 2014)
Virgo Veldi obtained the MA degree cum laude from the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre and complemented his studies at the Sibelius Academy in Findland. He is an active freelance artist playing numerous chamber music concerts and recitals each year as well as solo performances with orchestras in Estonia and abroad.
Recent seasons have taken him on tour to Estonia, Italy, the UK and Sweden with the renowned Swedish based international string orchestra Camerata Nordica, playing a new commission by the Daniela Terranova and piece called “Prayer” written for him by the Estonian composer Galina Grigorjeva (listen to it with organ below).
(American Record Guide)
“…saxophonist Virgo Veldi produced a performance of exquisite feeling…” (Wales Arts Review)
Virgo is an active freelance artist playing numerous chamber music concerts and recitals each year as well as solo performances with orchestras in Estonia and abroad (Estonian Radio Orchestra, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, St. Petersburg Chamber Orchestra, Nyyd Ensemble) in collaboration with such renowned conductors as Risto Joost, Lauri Sirp, Mikk Murdvee, Olari Elts, Vello Pähn, Jüri Alperten and Nikolai Aleksejev. His ensemble partners include pianists Ralf Taal, Mati Mikalai, Kai Ratassepp, Piia Paemurru and Ivari Ilja, organists Ulla Krigul, AarePaul Lattik and Ines Maidre, harpist Tatjana Lepnurm, accordionist Jaak Lutsoja and many others.