Suomeksi

Chamber Concert: Two Perspectives on Love

Fri 11 Sep 2015 7.00 pm
St Thomas' Church, Helsinki

Jarno Lehtola, tenor
Sonja Leván, piano

Anton Webern Fünf Gesänge nach Gedichten von
Stefan George, op. 4
Robert Schumann­ Dichterliebe, op. 48­

Robert Schumann and Anton Webern, Heinrich Heine and Stefan George: two centuries, two perspectives on love. One of the undisputed masterpieces of the Romantic Lied, Dichterliebe is paired in this concert with Anton Webern’s rarely-performed Five Songs on Poems by Stefan George. Love appears as a bringer of both joy and suffering, leading either to salvation or final destruction.

Admission free, programme 10€

In collaboration with: The Parish of Meilahti

Sonja Leván, Jarno Lehtola
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,
composer