Liisi Koikson and the Robert Jürjendal Trio's Christmas concert, which was held at ERR's concert studio in Tallinn beginning at 16:00 EET on Sunday, was also broadcast across the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), ultimately reaching a combined audience of millions across public radio and TV stations in 15 countries.
Singer Liisi Koikson performed ballads by guitarist and composer Robert Jürjendal as well as songs by Peter Gabriel and Virginia Astley. Koikson was backed up the Robert Jürjendal Trio, which also includes trumpeter Aleksei Saks and percussionist Madis Metsamart.
The concert, called Valge maa ("White Land"), was recorded and forwarded by ERR's Klassikaraadio, to be picked up by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) as part of its Euroradio Christmas Music Day.
Beyond Estonia, the concert was broadcast by public TV and radio stations in the United Kingdom (BBC), Finland (Yle), Austria (ORF), Spain (RTVE), Ireland (RTÉ), Germany (five different stations), Latvia (LR), Denmark (DR), Iceland (RUV), Romania (ROR), Bulgaria (BNR), Poland (PR), Greece (ERT) and Canada (CBC, SRC).
ERR News broadcast the concert live beginning at 16:00 EET (9:00 EST).
"Valge maa" set list
Robert Jürjendal, "Mu päev algab"
Robert Jürjendal/InBoil, "Väike järv"
Robert Jürjendal/Signe Jürjendal, "Talvelaul"
Ryuichi Sakamoto/Virgina Astley, "Some Small Hope"
Peter Gabriel, "Bread and Wine"
Robert Jürjendal/Anzori Barkalaja, "Luhal"
Robert Jürjendal/Ivar Põllu "Sõbrale"
Aleksei Saks, "Missing a Fairytale"
Robert Jürjendal/Signe Jürjendal, "Nostalgia"
Robert Jürjendal/Signe Jürjendal, "Lõputu teekond"
Robert Jürjendal/Ellen Niit, "Lumi langeb"
traditional, arr. Robert Jürjendal, "Päev lõpeb nüüd"
Editor: Dario Cavegn