The State Philharmonic Society of USSR, the predecessor of Eesti Kontsert, was founded in 1941. Its musical scope encompasses symphonic and chamber music, jazz, choral music, electronic acoustic music and music for children. It manages the largest concert halls in Estonia—Estonia Concert Hall in Tallinn, Vanemuine Concert Hall in Tartu, Pärnu Concert Hall, Jõhvi Concert Hall and St Petersburg St John’s Church, a concert hall in Russia. All the aforementioned halls have the capacity to seat approximately one thousand visitors.
Eesti Kontsert organizes around a thousand concerts and different musical events per year in Estonia and abroad, such as Tallinn Piano Festival, Saaremaa Opera Festival, Tallinn International Organ Festival, Pärnu Opera Days, Music of Seven Cities, MustonenFest etc.