Tapiola Sinfonietta: Songs of death

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conductor Ryan Bancroft
Ryan Bancroft, conductor
Mika Kares, bass

Tōru Takemitsu How slow the wind 
Modest Mussorgsky / Dmitri Shostakovich Songs and dances of death 
Joonas Kokkonen Paavo’s Monologue I ‘I cannot open the door’ from the opera ‘The Last Temptations’ 
Jean Sibelius Symphony no. 6 

Ryan Bancroft, winner of the international Malko Competition for conductors in 2018, dazzles the audience with exquisitely shaped music. The lucid tones of Sibelius’s Sixth Symphony meet a mixture of Western and Eastern influences in the music of Takemitsu. Mika Kares appears as bass soloist in powerful works by Mussorgsky and Kokkonen.
Pre-concert talks from 6.15 pm to 6.45 pm.

Information and location


Fri 2019-10-11 19:00 - 21:00


Espoo Cultural Centre, Tapiola Hall

Kulttuuriaukio 2, 02100 Espoo


Tapiola Sinfonietta

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Tickets from €25/19/11 + delivery fee