The Snowman

Thursday

01.12. 18.00

Madetoja Hall

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The Snowman
Conductor

Kimmo Tullila

Performers

Oulu Sinfonia
Madetoja Music High School’s girls’ choir
Elina Könönen choir master

Concert program

The Snowman (1982)
Based on the storybook by Howard Briggs
Director Dianne Jackson
Composer Howard Blake

Is it even really Christmas without The Snowman? The halfhour animated movie based on the story by children’s author Raymond Briggs is a beloved Finnish Christmas tradition, airing on TV before noon every Christmas Eve since 1992. The film is a touching story of a little boy who joins the snowman he built in his own yard on the journey of a lifetime high above the roofs of the town. The score for the film was composed by Howard Blake and it includes perhaps its best-remembered feature, the wistful song Walking in the Air.

Oulu Symphony Orchestra presents The Snowman, seen on the screen and heard live in the hall, conducted by Kimmo Tullila.

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Duration about 30 min (no intermission)

Concert ticket 14 €
Concert ticket + buffet 24 € / 19 € children under 6 y. o.
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 2 €/order when bought from Ticketmaster shops or 1,50 €/order when bought from Ticketmaster online shop will be added, excluding tickets purchased at Madetoja Hall ticket booth and Kaikukortti-tickets.

The Snowman buffet

Buffet is served at Restaurant Preludi before the concert, starting at 5 PM.

Snowman cake
White Bûche de Noël
White chocolate mousse
Chocolate donuts
Ginger bread and cookies
Damson plum jam
Chocolate and candy
Juice and gluhwein