Time of Music: Portraits of Actors
Fri 3 Jul 2015 7.00 pm
Nils Schweckendiek, conductor
Timo Kurkikangas and Anders Pohjola, electronics
||Omakuva (world premiere, Time of Music commission)
|Sir Harrison Birtwistle
||On the Sheer Threshold of the Night
|George E. Lewis
||The Ancient World (world premiere)
||Stelae for Failed Time (Solo for Melancholia as the Angel of History)|
The Helsinki Chamber Choir has been a regular visitor to the Time of Music Festival in Viitasaari. This year they bring a programme that includes two world premieres as well as modern classics from England and Finland, and participate in a performance of Steve Reich’s iconic work Drumming.
Tickets: 25 / 15 €
In collaboration with: Time of Music
Helsinki Chamber Choir in Viitasaari 2010
(photo by Antti Kemppainen)
The 23-strong Finnish chorus was an unbeatable exponent of this piece [Rautavaara's Vigilia], showing not only their technical discipline but also a breathtaking range of sonorities.