Opening concert: Zarathustra
Thomas Hampson, baritone
Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Klaus Mäkelä, conductor
Richard Wagner: Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Gustav Mahler: Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Kaija Saariaho: Asteroid 4179: Toutatis
Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra op. 30
The opening concert of the Turku Music Festival continues the festival’s tradition of featuring distinguished international opera singers, with the American star baritone Thomas Hampson taking the stage with the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Klaus Mäkelä.
Soprano Dorothea Röschmann has fallen ill and has had to cancel her performance.
2,5 h, 1 interval