Melis Jaatinen


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Naantali Music Festival

  • Naantalin musiikkijuhlat Nunnakatu Naantali, 21100 Finland (map)

VIA- Oratorio for five solo voices, double choir, organ and orchestra

The National Ecclesiastical Board of Finland has commissioned a major work from composer Olli Kortekangas to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation and the centenary year of Finnish independence. The VIA oratorio for five solo voices, a double choir, organ and orchestra will be performed at Naantali Music Festival next summer, with leading artists already engaged for the premiere at Naantali Church on 7 June 2017. The soloists will be Suvi Väyrynen (soprano), Melis Jaatinen (mezzo-soprano), Tuomas Katajala (tenor), Ville Rusanen (baritone) and Nicholas Söderlund (bass). The choirs will be the EMO Ensemble and the Key Ensemble, with Kari Vuola at the organ, and the Lahti Symphony Orchestra conducted by Osmo Vänskä

Earlier Event: March 1