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FRSO-festival - Roots

Tickets: 15-46 €

FRSO Festival ends with a seldom-heard opera by Gluck

Magnus Lindberg may well compose an opera. He even has plans for one: “I know what I don’t want. I just need to know what I do.” We therefore thought it was a brilliant idea to end the festival bearing his name with a Late Baroque opera, Orfeo ed Euridice. Seldom performed, this opera by 18th-century Gluck is a veritable gem that, in its day, revolutionised early opera and turned it into a harmonious, dynamic drama.

Fabio Biondi, conductor
Caitlin Hulcup, mezzo-soprano (Orfeo)
Helena Juntunen, soprano (Euridice)
Tuuli Lindeberg, soprano (Amor)
Helsinki Chamber Choir, coach Tatu Erkkilä

Christoph Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice

Interval at about 8 pm. The concert ends at about 9 pm.