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Independence Day Gala Concert

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

Interval at about 16.00. The concert ends at about 17.15.

mezzosopraano Anne Sofie von Otter
mezzosopraano Anne Sofie von Otter Picture by: Eva-Marie Rundqvist anne sofie von otter

Aulis Sallinen has composed orchestral accompaniments to the well-known solo songs by Sibelius chosen for the FRSO’s Independence Day concert. Taking the solo part is the superb Swedish soprano Anne Sofie von Otter. Other items on the programme include the orchestral work by Sebastian Fagerlund.

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano

Aulis Sallinen: Symphony No. 8 “Autumnal Fragments”
Jean Sibelius, orchestration Aulis Sallinen: Songs
First performance of the orchestration (Yle commission)
Hennes budskap
De bägge rosorna
Men min fågel märks dock icke
Kyssens hopp
Under strandens granar

Sebastian Fagerlund: Stonework
Jean Sibelius: Tapiola
Jean Sibelius: Finlandia