Papa Bach

Children's opera
Premiere on 11.10.08 at 6.30pm
Almi Hall, Finnish National Opera

Music: J. S. Bach (arr. Eric-Olof Söderström), Säde Bartling
Libretto: Esko-Pekka Tiitinen
Conductor: Eric-Olof Söderström
Stage director: Jukka Rantanen
Set and costume design: Janne Siltavuori

Bach: Hannu Forsberg
12 singers from the Helsinki Chamber Choir

Further performances in 2008: 15.10., 16.10., 17.10., 18.10., 21.10., 22.10., 24.10., 25.10. at 6.30pm and 18.10., 25.10. at 3pm

Performances in 2009: 13.05., 14.05., 15.05., 16.05. at 6.30pm and 16.05. at 3pm.

A  Finnish National Opera production.  Tickets 15/8€ from Lippupiste.

We have several good orchestras in our country, but only because composers know the Finnish Radio Chamber Choir do they not hesitate to write radical, unusual, rhythmically and tonally demanding thoughts and innovations also in choral music.
Einojuhani Rautavaara,