Tapiola Sinfonietta: OPINION season concert

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31.3.2023 klo 19.00 – 20.30 EET/EEST


Espoo Cultural Centre

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Tapiola Hall


Tapiola Sinfonietta


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Janne Nisonen, conductor
Juha Itkonen, speaker

Anton Webern: Symfphony op. 21
Jessie Montgomery: Records from a Vanishing City
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major op. 55 "Eroica"

In past times, rulers took a keen interest in music, and composers in all eras have taken a keen interest in the people in power – sometimes in opposition, often in support.
Music is considered an apolitical art form, but not voicing an opinion can be just as political as protesting. For a composer to actively engage in a protest may have variously led to marginalisation, exile or even death, but at its core music is all about freedom of expression, even in the face of censorship and intimidation. The programme of the final concert in the

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Politics-festival 10 March - 31 March 2023:

Art music has had a long and varied relationship with the powers that be. Over the centuries, composers have challenged the Church, courts, dictators and political parties, but many have also paid the price. In a series of three concerts, the Tapiola Sinfonietta explores the interaction of music and politics, which was particularly tempestuous in the 20th century. The festival fringe programme will be published at Tapiola Sinfonietta's website at New Year 2023.

Tapiola Sinfonietta Kevät 2023

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