Now I weep, now I sing
Essi Luttinen, mezzo-soprano
Seppo Kantonen, piano
Claudio Monteverdi: Ohimé ch’io cado, SV 316 (1624)
Georg Friedrich Händel: Già superbo del mio affanno (aaria kantaatista La Lucrezia HWV 145, 1709)
Jenni Vartiainen & Jukka Immonen: Seili (2010)
John Dowland: Come again, sweet love doth now invite (1597)
Henry Purcell: Sweeter than roses Z 585/1 (1695)
Ismo Alanko: Muoviruusuja omenapuissa (1980)
Celso Fonseca & Ronaldo Bastos: Flor da noite (2011)
Claudio Monteverdi: Zefiro torna e di soavi accenti SV 251 (1632)
Jazzy arrangements of film music classics and a recital by mezzosoprano Essi Luttinen, artistic director of Qvidja concerts, and accomplished jazz pianist Seppo Kantonen. The programme explores times and styles, anguish and exhilaration, from the Baroque to the present.
Qvidja Manor at Lemlahti in Parainen has been a prominent estate in the region for centuries. Its current owners, who took over in 2015, have introduced a practice of environmentally conscious farming that has attracted both national and international attention.
In collaboration with Qvidja Events.