Thu 16.01.2020 -
19.00 to 21.00

HPO Bluebeard's Castle

Thu 16.01.2020 -
19.00 to 21.00
Estimated duration: 2 hours
Organizer: 
The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Ticket sales start  
Tue 10.12.2019 - 09.00
Tickets:
From 11.5 €
Cloakroom charge: 2.00 €
Intermission: 
Yes
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Konsertti-ilta ihmismielen pimeän puolen kaikukammioissa. Herttua Siniparran synkeän linnan kiellettyjä ovia availee Wienin valtionoopperan...
Spend an evening in the echo chambers on the dark side of the human mind. In the King Lear Overture of Hector Berlioz, a composer who worshipped Shakespeare, the orchestra’s violas, cellos and basses come together and recite the thoughts of the mad old king. The forbidden doors of Duke Bluebeard’s gloomy castle are opened in the concert version of Bartók’s opera by mezzo-soprano Szilvia Vörös from the Vienna State Opera, who is joined by bass Mika Kares, who has performed leading roles in opera houses around the world.
Organizer contacts: 
helsinki.philharmonic@hel.fi
Repertoire
Hector Berlioz
Kuningas Lear, alkusoitto
Béla Bartók
Herttua Siniparran linna
Tickets and costs
 
Type of ticket: Event with admission fee
 
Basic ticket: 11.50 € - 46.00 €
Pensioner: 11.50 € - 38.00 €
Other price: 9.50 € - 24.00 €

Prices including handling charge

Cloakroom charge: 2.00 €
 
Susanna Mälkki
conductor
Szilvia Vörös
mezzo soprano
Mika Kares
bass
Géza Szilvay
Lausuja

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