Fri 17 May 2019 17:00

Sibelius Festival: Finnish folk music

Pekka Kuusisto
17 May 2019
17:00
  • 17 May 2019
    17:00
    De Doelen, Rotterdam
    Grote Zaal
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Program

violin Pekka Kuusisto | piano Heini Kärkkäinen | vocalist Ilona Korhonen | kantele Pauliina Syrjälä

Sibelius 5 Danses Champetres | Sibelius Sonatine op 80 | Trad. Finish folk songs

Profundity and popular entertainment kick off this Sibelius festival. Where did Sibelius get his ideas? Learn about his Finnish roots through performances of folk music based on Finnish folklore, ‘runes’, by specialists from the Sibelius Academy. Violinist Pekka Kuusisto is the ideal host. He improvises with rune singer Ilona Korhonen and plays chamber music by Sibelius.

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