Opening concert: Zarathustra

08.08.2019

19:00

Turku Concert Hall

Aninkaistenkatu 9

Turku

49 | 46 | 30 €

Thomas Hampson, baritone
Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Klaus Mäkelä, conductor

Richard Wagner: Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Gustav Mahler: Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn
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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