The Orchestra in your library: The violin fallen silent and an old harp

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.
Thu 18.11.2021, at 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Laajasalo Library, Yliskylän puistokatu 4, Helsinki
Free

Date and time

Thu 18.11.2021, at 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location

Laajasalo Library, Yliskylän puistokatu 4, Laajasalo, Helsinki
Laajasalo Library
Yliskylän puistokatu 4
Laajasalo
Helsinki
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Languages

Englanti, Suomi, Ruotsi

Other information

laajasalon_kirjasto@hel.fi
+358 9 310 85084

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Price

Free

Description

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.

The Orchestra in your library: The violin fallen silent and an old harp
Yliskylän puistokatu 4, Laajasalo, Helsinki
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