The Estonian minister of culture has endorsed a proposal from the appointments committee to name music manager and producer Kadri Tali director of the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra (ERSO). The appointment takes effect on March 21.
Kadri Tali graduated from the Tallinn Music Upper Secondary School and the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. The creator of the Nordic Symphony Orchestra, she has been manager and producer of that orchestra since 1996 and has worked as manager of the Kremerata Baltica chamber music orchestra. Tali has worked as project manager with the national concert agency Eesti Kontsert for eight years.
The Ministry of Culture announced a public competition to fill the post of director of ERSO in January. The deadline of the competition was extended to February and six candidates made it to the final round.
The director of ERSO is responsible for the daily and strategic management of the orchestra as a performance institution of the state, bearing in mind the artistic and economic goals set for ERSO. An important duty is short- and long-term planning of ERSO's creative and economic activity and implementation of the activities planned.
Kadri Tali Chosen as Director of ERSO Orchestra