Sat 5 Mar 2016 7.00 pm
Helsinki Music Centre
FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Elijah
Soile Isokoski, soprano
Karen Cargill, mezzo
Lothar Odinius, tenor
Arttu Kataja, bass
Singers from the Helsinki Chamber Choir
Savonlinna Opera Festival Choir
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Hannu Lintu, conductor
One of the great oratorios, Mendelssohn’s Elijah scarcely needs introducing. Singers from the Helsinki Chamber Choir join a first-rate cast of soloists in a number of the ensembles. Chief conductor Hannu Lintu conducts the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Tickets: 9,50€ - 32,50€, Ticketmaster (Lippupalvelu)
Hannu Lintu (Photo by Veikko Kähkönen)
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.