Music of joy and light

7.8.2024 • 19.00

Mikkeli Parish Church

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Music of joy and light

7.8.2024

19.00

Mikkeli Parish Church

Performers

St Michel Strings
Waltteri Torikka, baritone

Program

Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach (1714–1788)

Symphony for strings, b minor Wq 182/5

Johan Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

Schlummert ein, ihr matten Augen, from cantata Ich habe Genung BWV 82

Georg Friedrich Händel (1685–1759)

Sarabande d minor, Suite no. 4 HWV 437

Georg Friedrich Händel (1685–1759)

Frondi tenere e belle, from opera Serse HWV 40 (1738)

Georg Friedrich Händel (1685–1759)

Soge infausta una procella, from opera Orlando HWV 31

Oskar Merikanto (1868–1924)

Marjatan kehtolaulu OM 158

Oi, muistatko vielä sen virren Op. 52

Suvi-illan vieno tuuli Op. 87

Rukous Op. 40

Kalervo Tuukkanen (1909–1979)

Tempus Festum Op. 53

Oskar Merikanto (1868–1924)

Laulaja taivaan portilla Op. 74

Kolme laulua Op. 110

Introduction

Baritone Waltteri Torikka has established himself as one of the most beloved opera singers of his generation in Finland. Torikka is known for his versatile repertoire and is at home in concert halls and opera houses alike. Torikka is a sought-after orchestral soloist, having appeared as a soloist with the Radio Symphony Orchestra, Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, Tapiola Sinfonietta, Jyväskylä Symphony, BBC Symphony Orchestra and Deutsche Radio Philharmonie.

At Mikkeli Music Festival, Waltteri Torikka will perform as soloist with the Mikkeli City Orchestra in the Pitäjänkirko, where in the luminous surroundings the melodies soar to spiritual heights. The programme includes works ranging from baroque music to cantatas and opera arias.

The concert has an intermission.

Tickets

Tickets 49 € / children/students 39 € (incl. costs)

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