GSCC Member Event

42nd ANNUAL KALEVALA FESTIVAL
Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Finnish Composer Oskar Merikanto

Event Type: Festival
Ticket Prices: $20, students $7
Event Dates:
Sunday, April 8, 2018Apr 8, 2018, 2:00pm at Seattle Pacific University, Nickerston Studios, 103, Seattle, WA

Description

The Finnish Composer Oskar Merikanto's (1868 - 1924), style reminds of Finnish folk songs. He had a unique ability to compose vividly emotional music and has become one of the most beloved Finnish composers. Program: Choir, conducted by Heather MacLaughlin-Garbes, solo singing by soprano Maria Männistö acc. Aaron Otheim, the Evergreen Kantele, Kalevala Trio and Katrilli folkdancers. Guest speaker Hanna-Ilona Härmävaara of UW Finnish Studies.
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Finnish Choral Society of Seattle
Finnish Choral Society of Seattle