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Total duration 1 h 15 min
no intermission
1 performance
8.8.2019
On the road
Espoo Cathedral
tickets
14-39

Music of heavenly beauty

Espoo Cathedral will echo with heavenly sounds on 8 August 2019, as harpist Päivi Severeide, soprano Virva Puumala and the Orchestra of the Finnish National Orchestra conducted by Taavi Oramo interpret a selection of Gabriel Fauré, Claude Debussy and Igor Stravinsky’s music.

Päivi Severeide

Programme

Gabriel Fauré: Masque et Bergamasque suite
Gabriel Fauré (arr. John Lubbock):
Le Papillon et la fleur
Après un rêve
Fleur jetée
Au bord de l’eau
Aubade
Le secret
Claude Debussy: Danse sacrée et danse profane
Igor Stravinsky: Pulcinella-suite

Conductor Taavi Oramo
Soloists Virva Puumala, soprano, Päivi Severeide, harp
The Finnish Nationa Opera Orchestra

Taavi Oramo, photo / kuva: Tero Ahonen

Conductor Taavi Oramo had his debut in summer 2017 when he conducted Tapiola Sinfonietta and The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra at a short notice. Soprano Virva Puumala won the Lappeenranta Singing Competition in 2019. The concert is both artists’ first visit to the Finnish National Opera. Päivi Severeide is the alternating principal harpist in the Orchestra of the FNO.

Photo of Taavi Oramo by Tero Ahonen

#urkuyofestival

Urkuyö ja Aaria

The concert is part of the Organ Night and Aria Festival.

Performances & Tickets

1 h 15 min
no intermission
1 performance
8.8.2019
On the road
Espoo Cathedral
tickets
14-39

Tickets are sold by Lippupiste.