Finnish songbook: Defiance

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 16:00
Helsinki City Hall, Great Hall
Free entry
The recitals form part of the celebrations for the centenary of Finland’s independence (Suomi 100).

Sibelius Academy students and teachers perform Finnish solo songs that are about power and defiance. What emotions are prompted by tenacity, force and majority–minority relations?

In four recitals entitled ‘Finnish songbook’, students and teachers of the Sibelius Academy perform solo songs that are quintessentially Finnish. The recitals explore various styles, moods and genres, mixing and matching old and new. The ‘Finnish songbook’ recitals give a voice to minorities and acknowledge their contribution to the building of Finland.

Further information:
Janne Ikäheimo, 040 710 4344,