Finnish songbook: Hope
Students and teachers of the Sibelius Academy perform Finnish solo songs about hope and related topics. What emotions are prompted by future, light and grace?
Voice: Anna Dantchev, Visa Kohva, Eeva-Liisa Naumanen-Saarinen, Hannu Niemelä, Anna-Maija Oka, Emma Raunio, Martina Roos
Piano: Maritta Manner
Double bass, saxophone: Eero Marttila
Director: Martina Roos
Lighting design: Antti Silvennoinen
Sound design: Erik Roos
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.