MORNING STAR w/ NeoQuartet

Mon 21.10.2019 at 19.00
Temppeliaukio church, Helsinki

Helsinki Chamber Choir
Nils Schweckendiek, conductor

Featuring the Polish string quartet NeoQuartet.

ARVO PÄRT: Fratres (NeoQuartet)
ARVO PÄRT: Virgencita
ARVO PÄRT: Morning Star
ARVO PÄRT: Drei Hirtenkinder aus Fatima
ARTUR KROSCHEL: Dessin for string quartet (NeoQuartet, premiere)
ARVO PÄRT: Triodion
ARVO PÄRT: The Deer’s Cry
ALEKSANDER KOSCIÓW: Jousikvartetto / Stråkkvartett (NeoQuartet)
EINOJUHANI RAUTAVAARA: Elämän kirja / A Book of Life


21.10. Temppeliaukio: 20 € / 15 € / 10 € - Ticketmaster

”Cuando sale la luna,
el mar cubre la tierra
y el corazón se siente
isla en el infinito.”

– Federico García Lorca

”Christ is the morning star
who when the night of this world is past
brings to his saints the promise of the light of life
and opens everlasting day”

– Prayer above the tomb of St Bede

A selection of works by Finnish and Estonian composers with lyrical threads all over Europe and across the Atlantic. The compositions of Arvo Pärt are characterised by a timeless, meditative atmosphere, with spirituality as an important theme.

Arvo Pärt. Photo Birgit Püve.