Opera and conducting classes take the stage

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 16:00 to 17:50
Music Centre, Sonore
Concert
Ticket sales begin 19.12.2016 09:00
Tickets: 6-17,50€
This year, the traditional joint recital by the opera class and conducting class focuses on Finnish opera, with many familiar gems.

Soloists and conductors have worked together to polish their arias to perfection, and the results of this collaboration are presented here. The concert forms part of the official programme for the centenary of Finland’s independence (Suomi100).

Sibelius Academy opera and conducting students

Singers:
Mariia Bertus, Alina Koivula, Erica Back, Joonas Eloranta, Ylva Gruen, Elisabet Petsalo, Samuli Takkula, Tiitus Ylipää, Silja Aalto, Annika Leino, Visa Kohva

Conductors:
Chloé Dufresne, Emilia Hoving, James Kahane, Christian Øland, Lauri Ahokas, Andres Kaljuste, Kara Koskinen, Kornilios Michailidis, Taavi Oramo

Conducting Class Orchestra 

Markus Lehtinen and Atso Almila, hosts

Leevi Madetoja, Aarre Merikanto, Tauno Pylkkänen, Joonas Kokkonen, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Aulis Sallinen, Paavo Heininen, Kalevi Aho, Kaija Saariaho

Konsertti äänitetään ja kuullaan Yle Radio 1:ssä 22.2. klo 19.03. / Konserten spelas in och sänds därefter på Yle Radio 1 den 22 februari kl. 19:03 / Concert will be broadcast and sent afterwards at Yle Radio 1 the 22nd of Feb at 7.03 pm

Further information:
Anna Jaskiewicz, 050 526 2005, anna.jaskiewicz@uniarts.fi