Heinz-Juhani Hofmann: The Square – an opera about insurrection
(for eight singers and electronics, premiere)

Tue. 27.9.2022 7 PM
Wed. 28.9.2022 7 PM
Thu. 29.9.2022 7 PM

Louhi Hall, Espoo Cultural Centre
Tickets: 15–38 € (lippu.fi)

Singers of The Helsinki Chamber Choir:
Linnéa Sundfær Casserly, soprano
Veera Kuusirati, soprano
Keri Kallio, mezzosoprano
Eira Karlson, alto
Niilo Erkkilä, tenor
Martti Anttila, baritone
Juhani Vesikkala, baritone
Jussi Linnanmäki, bass

Taavi Oramo, conductor and electronics 
Heta Aho, stage director


HEINZ-JUHANI HOFMANN: The Square – an opera about insurrection

Heinz-Juhani Hofmann is a composer known for his vocal works addressing difficult topics and his extremely high-impact idiom. His new opera, The Square, is about an uprising, the feelings and issues behind it. Acting as the mob are singers from the Helsinki Chamber Choir. The Stage Director is Heta Aho and the Conductor Taavi Oramo.

The opera is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

In collaboration with VocalEspoo