Opera Gala

10.8.2024 • 20.00

Mikaeli, Martti Talvela hall

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Opera Gala

10.8.2024

20.00

Mikaeli, Martti Talvela hall

Performers

Program

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

Idomeneo overture KV 366

Come scoglio – Fiordiligi's aria from the opera Cosi fan tutte KV 588

Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön – Tamino's aria from the opera Magic Flute KV 620

Ludvig van Beethoven (1770–1827)

Mir ist so wunderbar – kvartet from the opera Fidelio Op. 72

Richard Wagner (1813–1883)

Dich, teure Halle – Elisabeth's aria from the opera Tannhäuser WWV 70

Charles Gounod (1818–1893)

Ah! Je ris de me voir – Marguerite's aria from the opera Faust

Jules Massenet (1842–1912)

Pourquoi me réveiller – Werther's aria from the opera Werther

Joonas Kokkonen (1921–1996)

Minun on vielä ennen kuolemaani – Paavo’s monologue from the opera Last Temptations

Riitan kuolema – the last scene of I. act of the opera Last Temptations

–– intermission ––

Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)

Preludio from the opera Don Carlos

Ella giammai m'amo – Filippo's aria from the opera Don Carlos

O figli miei … Ah, paterna mano – Macduff's resitative and aria from the opera Macbeth

Un di, se ben rammentomi – kvartet from the opera Rigoletto

Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924)

Un bel dì, vedremo – Cio-Cio San's “Butterfly's” aria from the opera Madama Butterfly

Or tutto è chiaro … Te Deum – the last scene of 1. act in the opera Tosca

Introduction

Saturday 10 August will be spent in an operatic atmosphere with the Philharmonia third concert. 

Conductor Ville Matvejeff, extremely passionate about the genre, will lead the Philharmonia at the occasion of this Opera Gala. Matvejeff is the Artistic Director of the Savonlinna Opera Festival and has also performed as a pianist himself around the world as soprano Karita Mattila's lieder partner.

The evening's programme is full of well-known opera arias and ensembles, brought to life by wonderful soloists, soprano Marjukka Tepponen and bass Timo Riihonen as well as two promising rising stars tenor Johan Krogius and soprano Sonja Herranen.

Duration of the concert is apporoximately 2h, including 30 min intermission.

The Philharmonia's concerts at Mikkeli Music Festival in 2023-2026 are supported by the Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation.

Tickets

Tickets: VIP 139 €, standard 119 € (incl. costs)


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Order catering for intermission from myynti@serviini.fi or +358 44 0213 014.

Order form for catering (in Finnish) here.

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