8.6. at 18.00 Tampere-talo, Pieni sali

Nordic Choir Expedition 4:Helsingin Kamarikuoro (FI)

Conductor Nils Schweckendiek

Alex Freeman (*1972): Sydämeni laulu (2018) (Aleksis Kivi)
Jean Sibelius (1865–1957): Sydämeni laulu (1904) (Aleksis Kivi)
Jean Sibelius: Saarella palaa (1898) (Kanteletar)
Fredrik Pacius (1809–91): Vårmorgonen (1846) (J.L. Runeberg)
Daniel Friderici (1584–1638): (Piae Cantiones 1625): Aetas carmen melodiae a2
Daniel Friderici (Piae Cantiones 1625): Aetas carmen melodiae a4
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562–1621): Cantique de Siméon (1619)
Daniel Friderici (Piae Cantiones 1625): Jucundare jugiter (1625)
Alex Freeman: Fientliga stjärnor (Edith Södergran)
Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928–2016): Elämän kirja A Book of Life (mixed-choir arrangement, world premiere)
1. Kindheit (R. M. Rilke)
2. L’amoureuse (P. Éluard)
3. Ma bohème (A. Rimbaud)
4. Hope is the Thing with Feathers (E. Dickinson)
5. Are you Ready? (J. Broughton)
6. La mort des pauvres (C. Baudelaire)
7. Es lacht in dem steigenden Jahr dir (S. George)
8. Song of Myself (W. Whitman)
Alex Freeman: O years and graves! (W. Whitman)

Einojuhani Rautavaara wrote a mixed-choir arrangement of his male choir work Elämän kirja (The Book of Life) shortly before his death in 2016. This concert features its world premiere, along with extracts from Alex Freeman’s captivatingly beautiful Requiem and gems from the history of Finnish choral music.


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