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Friday series 4

Tickets: from 30 / 25 / 20 / 18 (pens.) / 8 €

Intermission about 19.40. The concert ends about 20.40. The Late Night Chamber Music ends about 21.20.

Anu Komsi
Anu Komsi - Anu Komsi Picture by: Maarit Kytöharju anu komsi

The human voice is the most beautiful of all instruments, but also the most difficult to play, claimed Richard Strauss, born 150 years ago. True, the seductive dance in his opera Salome, and the Rosenkavalier suite wrapped in nostalgia for a world since vanished, do not require a human voice. Jukka Tiensuu’s virtuosic Voice Verser is, by contrast, an unbelievable obstacle course for its singer.

Text: Lotta Emanuelsson

Santtu-Matias Rouvali, conductor
Anu Komsi, soprano

R. Strauss: The Dance of the Seven Veils from the opera Salome
Glière: Concerto for coloratura soprano and orchestra Op. 82
Tiensuu: Voice Verser, Yle commission
R. Strauss: Rosenkavalier Suite

Please note that, contrary to previous announcements, Glière's Concerto for coloratura soprano and orchestra will be performed instead of Berg's Der Wein.

Kazutaka Morita, marimba
Xavi Castello Arandiga, percussion
Jani Niinimäki, percussion
Naoki Yasuda, percussion
Miki: Marimba Spiritual