Music from Britain
Janne Nisonen, conductor
Lilli Paasikivi, mezzo-soprano
Thomas Adès: Three Studies from Couperin
Benjamin Britten: Phaedra, cantata
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5
In this concert presenting British composers of different generations, Thomas Adès seeks inspiration in music of the French Baroque, and Benjamin Britten in French literature of the same period. Vaughan Williams dedicated his serene Fifth Symphony to Jean Sibelius, whom he admired.
Open final rehearsal at 10:00 am -11.20 am
Pre-concert talk (in Finnish) at 6.15 pm: Kimmo Korhonen
After-concert session at 9 pm
About the Venue
The Tapiola Hall is the home of the Tapiola Sinfonietta. It is where the orchestra rehearses and gives most of its concerts. The hall with its elegant birch panelling seats 776. It is part of the Espoo Cultural Centre designed by Arto Sipinen – easy to find and quickly reached even from Helsinki. The address is Kulttuuriaukio 2, 02100 Espoo. Tel. (09) 816 21 (exchange).