Jano Tiik
Jano Tiik
Jano Tiik


Jane Tiik


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ane Tiik was born in Tallinn, Estonia where she studied music education and choral conducting with Prof. Em. Venno Laul, and classical singing with Prof. Mati Palm at the Estonian Music and Theatre Academy. In Moscow (Russian Music Academy named after Gnessin) she studied Russian music and classical singing with Doz. Eugenia Schewelyova 1998-2000. Shortly after earning her bachelor`s degree in Tallinn, she set forth her post graduate studies at the Music College (Staatliche Musikhochschule) in Karlsruhe. The years with Prof. M. Venuti and Prof. R. Hermann resulted in Master Performance diploma; at Basel Music Academy she completed her studies in vocal pedagogy (CAS, 2009).


Jane Tiik has worked as a soloist at the Opera Theatre „Vanemuine“ in Tartu (Estonia); in renowned professional choirs, such as Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and Zürcher Sing-Akademie, or the oldest Swiss vocal ensemble Basler Madrigalisten, to name a few. With the latter she performed the World Premiere of Heinz Holliger`s newest opera „Lunea“ in March 2018 at Zürich Opera, which was voted World Premiere of the Year by OpernWelt.


Collaborations with conductors such as Eri Klas, Peeter Lilje, Neeme Järvi, Tõnu Kaljuste, Anu Tali, Fritz Näf, Bernard Haitink, Ton Koopman, Mariss Jansons, Daniel Barenboim, Marek Janowski, Giovanni Antonini, Charles Dutoit, Lionel Bringuier, Michael Gläser or Florian Helgath have been a source of continuous inspiration. As a soloist, she enjoys a wide range of styles, from the Renaissance to contemporary music.


Recitals with Russian, German, French, American and Estonian art song have so far taken her to Moscow, Tallinn, Karlsruhe, Berlin and Basel, in duos with pianists Martti Raide, Siiri Nieländer, Monika Nagy, Kazuko Nakagawa, Peter Nelson, Faristamo Susi, Daniela Pezzo, Rita Ziedaite, Lauren Holland, Matthias Kipfer and Jan Schultsz.