Majestic Motets from the Chapel of the Sun King
Sun 6 Mar 2016 7.00 pm
House of Nobility, Helsinki
Plaude laetare Gallia
Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Nils Schweckendiek, conductor
Written for the chapel of Louis XIV, the grands motets formed a central part of the musical life of Europe’s most dazzling court. With all the splendour and theatre afforded by soloists, two choirs and large orchestral forces, Jean-Baptiste Lully evoked emotions from deepest sorrow to unbounded joy for a powerful monarch.
Tickets: 11,50€ - 34,50€, Ticketmaster (Lippupalvelu)
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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.