Founded in 2012 by Arash Yazdani, ENMT is a platform to bring about fresh and newly perceived music to new generation of public and professionals. The ensemble is made of a core of principal members, main musicians, and a larger body of collaborators or guest artists. The musicians of ENMT are former students and graduates of Estonian Academy of Music and Theater.
The main focus of ensemble is on promoting new music at its best and suggesting an alternative path for musicians, composers and public by introducing a substitute for domination of mainstream music industry and/or institutions and orchestras in general. In this regard, ENMT is proud to provide unique and daring experiences for its audience, by introducing different and less discovered aspects of new music to Estonian and worldwide public.
Alongside commissioning new pieces to Estonian and international promising and talented composers, ENMT has been responsible for Estonian premiers of several milestone works by Georg Friedrich Haas, James Tenney, Michael Maierhof, Alvin Lucier among others.As the major emphasize of Ensemble for New Music Tallinn (ENMT) has always been on presenting fresh and different types of contemporary music we always try to reach out to new generation of audience. We believe that it is possible to keep the highest quality of artistic music and yet attract wider audience to enjoy music.