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EIGHT SONGS FOR A MAD KING

19.08.2022 | 19:00

Sigyn hall

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Ohjelma

Marin Marais:

Boutade

Allemande la Bizarre

Les voix humaines

La petit badinage

Allemande l’Asmatique

La Reveuse

L’Arabesque

La Provençale

Chaconne

Jukka Rautasalo, gamba
Heidi Peltoniemi, continuogamba
Eero Palviainen, teorbi

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Sir Peter Maxwell Davies: Eight Songs for a Mad King

Petri Sakari, conductor
Thomas Florio, baritone
Tuulia Ylönen, clarinet
Kerttu Aalto-Setälä, flute & piccolo
Essi Höglund, violin
Senja Rummukainen, cello
Jerry Piipponen, percussion
Eveliina Kytömäki, piano & cembalo
Uli Kontu-Korhonen, dulcimer

Tickets 38 | 35 | 18 €

Duration 1 h 30 min, 1 intermission

Originally scheduled for 2020, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ cult work “Eight Songs for a Mad King” will finally be performed in Turku on Friday 19 August at 19:00 in Sigyn Hall.

The role of the king will be interpreted by American baritone Thomas Florio. The libretto is by Randolph Stown and is based on texts by King George III. The work will be performed in English. The first part of the concert will feature music from the kings’ courts, performed by Jukka Rautasalo, Heidi Peltoniemi and Eero Palviainen. The conductor is the acclaimed Petri Sakari.

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