Thu 30.08.2018 - 19.00

HKO, Tero Saarinen Company, Susanna Mälkki & Oren Shevlin

Thu 30.08.2018 - 19.00
Estimated duration: available later, details from the organizer
Organizer: 
Helsingin juhlaviikot
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Wed 21.03.2018 - 12.00
Tickets:
From 28 €
Cloakroom charge: 2.00 €
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Helsinki Festival will stage the Finnish premiere of Tero Saarinen Company’s new piece Zimmermann Trio.

Helsinki Festival will stage the Finnish premiere of Tero Saarinen Company’s new piece Zimmermann Trio. A commission for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, it premiered earlier this year at Walt Disney Concert Hall. This is a rare opportunity to see world-class contemporary dance at Helsinki Music Centre.


Zimmermann Trio binds together live music, dance and visuality in the holistically memorable and emotionally moving way that is characteristic of the works of choreographer Tero Saarinen. The dance lifts the music of Bernd Alois Zimmermann to the next level – just as the composer originally planned. Zimmermann’s impressive, cinematic cello concerto inspired Saarinen to handle themes of leaving and loss in the choreography.


The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra is conducted by Susanna Mälkki. Tero Saarinen Company’s dance soloists Satu Halttunen, Misa Lommi and David Scarantino perform together with cellist Oren Shevlin. Lighting and set designer Mikki Kunttu and costume designer Erika Turunen create a unique visual world on stage.


The concert ends with Richard Strauss’ impressive An Alpine Symphony. The dizzying tone poem, completed in 1915, carries the audience to the middle of a grand mountain landscape.


A commission for the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Helsinki Festival, with support from the Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation

Thanks to: Trasparenze Festival, Teatro dei Venti and ATER – Associazione Teatrale Emilia Romagna (Italy)


Organizer contacts: 
Sähköposti: info@helsinkifestival.fi
Repertoire
J.S. Bach – Anton Webern
Ricercar
Bernd Alois Zimmermann
Cello Concerto
Richard Strauss
An alpine Symphony
Tickets and costs
 
Type of ticket: Event with admission fee
 
Basic ticket: 28.00 € - 69.00 €
Concessions: 28.00 € - 38.00 €

CONCESSIONS
- students, conscripts, civilian servicemen, unemployed and under 18’s
- limited number of tickets available
- proof of eligibility must be provided on request

PENSIONER’S TICKET
- a 5% discount on full priced tickets
- proof of eligibility must be provided on request

GROUP DISCOUNT
- 10% discount on tickets for groups of 10 or more
- available through Ticketmasters telephone sales only
- available for full priced tickets only
- limited number of tickets available

ACCESSIBILITY
Seats for wheelchair users are available trough Ticketmasters servicenumber 0600 10 800.
Musiikkitalo is fully accessible. Musiikkitalo´s information desk loans wheelchairs.
Accessible toilet facilities can be found on all of the Musiikkitalo’s floors.

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Cloakroom charge: 2.00 €
 
Helsingin kaupunginorkesteri
Susanna Mälkki
conductor
Oren Shevlin
cello
Tero Saarinen
choreography
Satu Halttunen
dance
Misa Lommi
dance
David Scarantino
dance
Mikki Kunttu
valosuunnittelu ja lavastus
Erika Turunen
costume design
Sini Länsivuori
koreografin assistentti

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