GSCC Member Event

Finland 100
Celebrating 100 years of Finnish Independence

Event Dates:
Saturday, NovemberNov 4, 2:00pm at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA

Description

We celebrate Finland with Sibelius’ Finlandia and Karelia Suite,Rautavaara’s Lintukoto (Isle of Bliss), Saariaho's Leino Songs, a Finnish polka and waltz ending with Sibelius’ patriotic cantata Oma maa (My Native Land) for choir and orchestra. Philharmonia Northwest, directed by Julia Tai, will be joined by soprano Maria Männistö and singers from the Finnish Choral Society and local Nordic and Baltic choirs.

Finland 100
Finland 100
Finnish Choral Society of Seattle
Finnish Choral Society of Seattle
Norwegian Male Chorus of Seattle. NMCS 2016, photo credit Pinehurst Photography
Norwegian Male Chorus of Seattle. NMCS 2016, photo credit Pinehurst Photography
Swedish Singers of Seattle. The Swedish Women's Chorus with accompanist, Aaron Otheim and director, Allan Andrews.
Swedish Singers of Seattle. The Swedish Women's Chorus with accompanist, Aaron Otheim and director, Allan Andrews.