The Orchestra in your library: The violin fallen silent and an old harp
Date and timeThu 18.11.2021, at 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
You can hear chamber music in libraries in Helsinki, when the ”Kaupunginorkesteri kirjastossasi” (The Orchestra in your library) tour, organised jointly by the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and the Helsinki City Library, starts on 1 November. The tour consists of 16 free concerts in libraries in Helsinki.
At Laajasalo Library violinist Jani Lehtonen and harpist Anni Kuusimäki perform evergreen pieces by the likes of Sibelius, Elgar, Myers, Kuula and Sondheim.
Edward Elgar: Salut d’Amour
Vittorio Monti: Czardas
Richard Wagner: Wolfram’s Song to the Evening Star
Jean Sibelius: Mazurka
Jean Sibelius: Waltz
Toivo Kuula: Song Without Words
Oskar Merikanto: Valse lente
Jules Massenet: Thaïs Meditation
Stephen Sondheim: Send in the Clowns
Stanley Myers: Cavatina
Trad. /Arr. Nicolau: Hora martisorolui
Both musicians are long-time members of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra who have also performed in this format for many years.
Photo: Maarit Kytöharju.