In The Whirls Of Dance

Thursday

10.02. 19.00

Madetoja Hall

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In The Whirls Of Dance
Conductor

Erle Kont, Costas Vallios, Nathanaël Iselin, Kristian Sallinen, Mateusz Gwizdałła, Aku Sorensen, Aliisa Barrière

Concert program

Johann Strauss: Die Fledermaus Overture
Camille Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre
Maurice Ravel: La Valse
Johann Strauss: Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437 (Emperor Waltz) 

Sergei Prokofiev: Selections from the Cinderella Ballet Suite, Op. 107
Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Suite

Over recent decades, the orchestral conducting programme at the Sibelius Academy has gained a legendary reputation as a hotbed for future talent, its students being living evidence of the Finnish music miracle.

The professor of the conducting class Sakari Oramo now brings six young students to Oulu, to allow each of them to create their personal interpretation of one of tonight’s works as guest conductors of the orchestra. The programme featuring six dance pieces from various periods, ranging from Johann Strauss’ Emperor Waltz to La Valse by Maurice Ravel and Cinderella by Sergei Prokofiev promises to be hugely entertaining.

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Duration about 2 h including intermission.

Tickets: 29/24/14€ including service fee.
Free entry to the concert for Kaikukortti holders (limited amount, must be purchased in advance from Oulu10 service point).

Prices include service fee. Order fee 1 €/order will be added (excluding Kaikukortti tickets).

Head start in Restaurant Preludi at 18.30. Discussion of the forthcoming concert.

Taideyliopiston Sibelius-Akatemia

Interview with the artist: It is hard to conduct waltz